Nokia's much-anticipated first Android phone, believed to be dubbed
Nokia X, is tipped to have entered mass production at a Komarom plant in
A Hungarian site claims that the Nokia X entered mass production in the
company's Komarom plant a few weeks ago, a plant that notably saw
reduction in its workforce as a part of job cuts that the Finnish company announced back in 2012.
also suggests that
the Komarom plant is manufacturing the Nokia X, previously dubbed Nokia
Normandy in multiple
colours. Further, the site claims that Nokia X will not feature any
Google Services or even support the Play Store, which is very much
in-line with earlier reports. An earlier report indicated that Nokia,
following the lead of Amazon, has been working on a fully-tailored or forked version of Android for the Normandy
On Thursday, Nokia's much-awaited Android-based
smartphone, the Nokia X (aka Normandy, A110, and RM-980) was seemingly
in four different purported live images, which showcased some of the
apps one might find integrated in the custom UI of the device.
Nokia X, besides being said to fall between the Asha and Lumia line-up,
will reportedly feature a 4-inch TFT display with a resolution of
480x854 (FWVGA) pixels; a 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon 200 processor;
5-megapixel rear camera; microSD card and dual-SIM support, apart from
Android 4.4 KitKat. The device was recently also spotted on a listing
page on a
Vietnamese online retailer website.
Nokia also started a
countdown page for the MWC event on its official Conversations blog,
with a clear 'X' marked, and released several teaser images, again
showing the 'X' mark.
Earlier this week, Nokia in an attempt to
promote the expected
launch of its first Android phone, released teaser images ahead of
the Nokia X (aka Normandy) launch.
Notably, the Nokia X teaser
images did not reveal much about the upcoming device, but it explicitly
showed an 'X' mark in a couple of the images.