Finally, some details of the much-talked-about Nokia X2 might have been leaked. Earlier, there was news that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will reportedly add a home button to the next generation of X series Android smartphones series in an effort to upgrade Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V)’s much anticipated Android- based phones. Now, the latest rumors reveal that Nokia X2 has been benchmarked and some details on the specifications might be available.
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Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) X2 has been spotted on an AnTuTU benchmark listing, according to Chinese site Baidu. According to the website, the Nokia X2 will have 1 GB of RAM, which will be an advanced version of 512 MB RAM on the Nokia X and the 768MB of RAM on the X+.
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The benchmark listing further reveals that the new phone will have 4 GB of built-in storage and a Qualcomm MSM8210 chip powering the device, which is reportedly similar to the one powering the Moto E smartphone. The alleged benchmark listing shows that the X2 scores 11827 on AnTuTu.
Contrary to the expectations by tech experts, the current rumor hints that Microsoft will continue with its Normandy project, the team behind Nokia X smartphones. There are no further details on the features or specifications of the X2.
Nokia X devices
Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) built the smartphone market with the launch of its first Android-based smartphones, which was based on the Android Open Source Project. The X series of phones powered by Microsoft and Nokia services are compatible with Android apps. Nokia Android phones have a customized user interface, which has feel of both the Windows and Asha platforms. These smartphones have been launched as a “feeder” service for Microsoft’s Lumia range, giving users access to a Lumia-like user interface on Android.
Nokia X devices are priced in the range of $110 and $140, and are a hybrid of sSeries 40- based Asha touch phone and its Windows phone OS. The phones include features such as Microsoft’s Outlook.com, Skype, and Nokia’s Here maps, and Android apps can be downloaded from Nokia store or via third-party Android stores such as Russia’s Yandex. The Finnish firm has used the AOSP version corresponding to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as the baseline for its operating system.