JD.com, one of China's largest online stores, has sold its complete stock of Nokia X handsets in just 4 minutes. In the run up to the device's official release it was reported that JD.com had pre-orders for over 1 million devices. The new phone went on sale at 10:00 AM on March 24 (Beijing time) and by 10:04 it was all over.
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What is Nokia thinking? Can its Android X phone line-up really act as a gateway drug for Windows Phone, or is this experiment set to end in disaster? We take a look at the best case scenario for Nokia and Microsoft, before pointing out the flaws.
At MWC 2014 Nokia finally gave the world several new Nokia devices that run on Android, even if the experience isn't exactly what we hoped for, due to the customized WP-like UI and lack of Google services. Curious to learn more about the Nokia X? Join us as we take a look!
How did Nokia port its MixRadio app to Android? Did Nokia re-write the app in Java? No, what Nokia did was to use a special bit of software from a company called Xamarin that basically lets Windows Phone app run on Android.
Will the Nokia X be useful without Google’s services?
Nokia has officially launched its new range of Android powered smartphones - the Nokia X, the Nokia X+ and Nokia XL. The cheapest in the range costs just 89 Euros (that is around $120) and will be available immediately.