The Nokia X2 to launch end of June in India

Nokia has announced that they’re planning on launching the X2 by the end of June in India. This being a budget phone will cost around Rs. 5000 before taxes and subsidies. For that cost, this phone packs quite a few features:

  • Quad Band Phone
  • Running on Symbian Series 40
  • 2.2-inch QVGA screen
  • Dual Speakers
  • Dedicated Music and Camera keys
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm AV connector – so you can plug in your own head sets
  • 5 Megapixel Camera with LED flash
  • Video capture in QVGA at up to 20 fps
  • You can surf the web using GPRS or EDGE. 3G and WiFi are missing on this phone
  • Memory expandable to 16GB using Memory Cards

You can get more specifications of the X2 from Nokia’s site. 5000 seems to be quite a good price for a 5MP camera phone. This device also has support for Java apps and Adobe Flashlite, so you can run quite a few games and apps available for the Symbian Series 40 phones from the web. Ovi Store is also bundled on this phone to make your search for applications to extend your phone even easier.

Applications bundled with the phone include Opera Mini, Flickr and Facebook, apart from the standard productivity apps like Convertor, World clock, Stopwatch and a countdown timer.

The X2 also features customizable home screen, where you can add widgets and shortcuts to make it your own unique device.

Will this phone manage to compete with the new entrants in the budget phone market in India? Let us know by commenting on this post.

Here are more pictures of the X2:

via Nokia Conversations

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