Nokia X2 – XpressMusic on a budget

Coming soon to India, apart from the Nokia N8 of course, is the Nokia X2. It’s a very well spec’d low end phone, so it should do reasonably well over here. Where else can you get a 5MP camera, and Unlimited Music downloads for a year for about Rs. 5000, pre tax?

Here’re some of the specs of the Nokia X2:

Display and user interface

  • Size: 2.2″
  • Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels (QVGA TFT)


  • 48 MB internal memory
  • Expandable up to 16 GB additional memory with microSD card

Power Management

  • BL-4C 860 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Talk time: up to 810 mins
  • Standby time: up to 540 hours
  • Music playback time: up to 26.8 hours

Operating frequency

  • Quad-band EGSM 850/900/1800/1900

Data network

  • GPRS class B, multislot class 32, maximum speed 107/64.2 kbps (DL/UL)
  • EGPRS class B, multislot class 32, maximum speed 296/177.6 kbps (DL/UL)
  • TCP/IP support
  • Capability to serve as data modem
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes


  • 2 mm charger connector
  • Stereo Bluetooth version 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • Support for local and remote SyncML synchronisation
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
  • USB charging
  • 3.5 mm AV connector

Email and messaging

  • Easy-to-use email client: Nokia Messaging Service 2.0
  • Unified MMS/SMS editor
  • Instant messaging through Ovi Chat
  • Nokia Xpress audio messaging
  • Flash messaging


  • 5 megapixel camera (2592 x 1544 pixels)
  • LED flash
  • Zoom up to 4x (digital)
  • Full focus
  • Fullscreen viewfinder
  • Still image formats: JPEG and RAW10
  • Noise reduction

Video camera

  • Video capture in QVGA at up to 20 fps
  • Video clip length: dependent on available free memory
  • Video file format: .mp4 (default), .3gp (for MMS)
  • Settings for white balance and colour tone effect
  • Zoom up to 4x digital

Music features

  • Comes with Music*
  • Media Player with metadata ID3 tags and album art support
  • OVI Music Store support
  • Music codecs: mp3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+ and WMA
  • Stereo Bluetooth 2.1 support
  • Dual stereo speakers
  • Equaliser
  • Stereo widening
  • Customisable media player theme
  • DRM support WMDRM10, OMA DRM 2.0

All said and done, that’s a lotta stuff for very little. Looking forward to it? You should be! Check out all the specs and more on Nokia’s Product Page. Fonearena recently got their hands on it, which you can check out here.

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*Comes with Music is only available in selected regions

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Raghu Kannan

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