Nokia XL Launch in Hyderabad
MICROSOFT DEVICES LAUNCHES THE MUCH AWAITED NOKIA XL IN INDIA
~Nokia XL, the 5-inch flagship offering from the X family, pocked with a 2MP front and 5MP rear camera, and
great multitasking experiences with Fastlane~
21st May 2014, Hyderabad: Microsoft Devices today announced that Nokia XL, the flagship large screen offering under the Nokia X family of affordable smartphones that run Android™ apps, begins selling in India.
With a 5" IPS capacitive color touch screen, the Nokia XL brings the much desired large screen experience at an affordable price point of Rs. 11,489/-. The device further augments the imaging experience with a 2- megapixel front-facing camera for video calls on Skype and a 5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and flash. It comes with a powerful 2000 mAh battery, rated for 16 hours of talktime and upto 41 days of standby.
The new Nokia XL is armed with the Fastlane experience which has been completely re¬imagined for the Nokia X family.Fastlane is now more customizable and social. Users can select what appears on their Fastlane feed, read notifications from their social networks and update their status from within Fastlane, making the experience even more productive.
''With the Nokia X family, we look to offer a variety of choices to our consumers at different price points. After receiving a great response with the Nokia X, which introduced the category to this market, we are now bringing the much awaited Nokia XL and X+ to our consumers. Nokia XL, our flagship offering within the Nokia X family, comes packed with a large screen experience, a superlative front camera and a wide array of apps, offering a great Smartphone experience at an affordable price point.This will be further amplified through the X+ which will be simultaneously launched with the XL completing the Nokia X family serving as the perfect introduction to the world of Android apps, coupled with signature Nokia experiences, and the most popular Microsoft services/' said Mr. Raghuvesh Sarup, Director Sales, Nokia India, a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobiles Oy.
Consumers can access and download a wide array of Android apps, which can be side loaded as well as downloaded through Nokia's own store and several popular third-party apps. Leading global apps will be available at launch for the Nokia X family of devices, including Facebook, LINE Free Voice and Messages, LINE Camera, LINE Bubble, Picsart, Plants vs. Zombies 2, Real Football 2014, Skype, Spotify, Swift key, Twitter, Viber, Vine and WeChat, among others. Additionally, as a first for Nokia customers around the world, BBM, a premier mobile messaging platform, will also be available on the Nokia X family of devices.
To allow consumers to enjoy apps on Nokia XL, Microsoft Devices has tied up with Airtel to give users free unlimited download of Android Apps for six months. The plan allows upto 500MB of free usage through which consumers can download their favourite apps via the Nokia Store and the IMobile store.
The Nokia XL device is the next offering in the Nokia X family which includes Nokia X, launched earlier this year in India, and the Nokia X+ launched simultaneously comes armed with an enhanced RAM* (768MB) for even faster multitasking and is priced at Rs. 8,399/-. The new Nokia X family is the perfect introduction to the world of Android apps, coupled with signature Nokia experiences, and the most popular Microsoft services.
Nokia XL: BIGGER, BETTER
• Access to the world of Android™ Apps
• 5" IPS capacitive color touch screen
• 5MP Autofocus camera with LED flash
• Front facing 2MP Camera for Video Calling
• Exclusive Nokia services like HERE Maps and MixRadio
• Up to 32GB MicroSD card support
• Popular Microsoft services like Skype, One Drive and Outlook.com
• Free app downloads on Airtel from Nokia Store and 1 Mobile Store