anticipated Android-powered handset, the Nokia X (also known as Nokia
Normandy), has continued to stay in the news, and now new reports
indicate the handset has been certified in Indonesia and Malaysia.
is being reported that a Nokia device with a model number RM-980
(previously spotted in a benchmark listing)
has been spotted at Malaysia's certification body,
soon after it was noted that the same device had been spotted at
enough, the Nokia X handset was said to fall under the Nokia's Asha
Reports state an unnamed senior executive officer from Nokia India, who
reportedly also confirmed that the much-rumoured dual-SIM Windows Phone
device, aka Moneypenny, would be launched in the country at the same
Some of the specifications are also rumoured for the
handset. The Nokia X will apparently be powered by a dual-core
Snapdragon processor clocking at 1GHz.
While the precise SoC is not known yet, some previous rumours indicate
the handset will feature a Snapdragon 200 8225Q.
leaked specifications, as shared by @evleaks, include a 4-inch TFT
display with a resolution of 480x854 (FWVGA) pixels, 5-megapixel rear
camera, 4GB storage with microSD card, 1500mAh battery, 512MB RAM, and
The handset is said to run a highly
customised version of Android 4.4 KitKat also feature Nokia's own
application store on board, similar to what Amazon has done with its
Kindle Fire tablets.
The Nokia X is also rumoured to come
with dual-SIM support, while connectivity options including 3G, Wi-Fi,
Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE, AGPS and Micro-USB. Other specifications include
4GB of inbuilt storage and Adreno 302 GPU.