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Nokia X

Specifications

Nokia XNotebook: Nokia X
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 203
Display: 4.0 inch, 5:3, 800x480 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.129kg
Price: 119 euro
Average Score: 51.75% - poor
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 31%, features: 54%, display: 78% mobility: 93%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 71%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Nokia X

77% Nokia X Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Android at last? The Nokia X marks Microsoft Mobile's entry into the Android market. What looks like a turnaround, is not really one at all: with the inexpensive entry-level smartphone, a reworked interface, and a special App Store, Microsoft is trying to lure customers and get them transitioned to the Windows Phone platform. Why the concept is not completely successful is the subject of our review.
40% Review: Nokia X — A Messy Android Affair
Source: Techtree.com English
The combination of Nokia and Android sounds very promising on paper. However, with focus set on Windows Phone, the Nokia X is an half-hearted attempt at Android from the Finns. No doubt, the phone's design and construction are top-notch, but its sluggish performance is a deal-breaker. Due to the single button layout, navigation is also painful. If you're looking for a budget Android device, the Moto E is the right choice. Those who want to stick with Nokia, should go for the Lumia 525.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/25/2014
Rating: Total score: 40% price: 60% performance: 30% features: 60% workmanship: 80%
20% The Nokia X is, quite frankly, the worst smartphone I’ve ever reviewed.
Source: Techspot English
The performance of the Nokia X is horrendous. The device is laggy from the moment you turn it on, often to the point where a lack of responsiveness becomes frustrating. It’s also the first device I’ve reviewed to crash while performing an in-browser benchmark, as the SoC simply choked to death.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/23/2014
Rating: Total score: 20%
70% What happens when Nokia makes an Android phone?
Source: Engadget English
Microsoft's in a pickle. On one hand, its brand-new acquisition just came out with a product running its competitor's OS; on the other, that same product might be key to gaining mindshare in developing markets, which is one of the bloodiest battlefields in mobile right now. It's hard to feel confident in the X's future because Microsoft may choose not to invest in the series, focusing resources on cheaper Windows Phones instead.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/29/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 203: Entry level GPU with support for OpenGL ES 2.0

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


S4 Play MSM8625Q: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


4.0": » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.129 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Nokia: The Finnish enterprise is one of the most important telecommunication companies and well-known for mobile technologies. The company started with netbooks in 2009.


51.75%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

HTC Desire 300
Adreno 203, Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Nokia Lumia 735
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.7", 0.134 kg
Nokia Lumia 830
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.15 kg
Nokia Lumia 530
Adreno 302, Snapdragon 200 8210, 4.0", 0.13 kg
Nokia Lumia 610
Adreno 200, Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A, 3.7", 0.132 kg
Nokia Lumia 635
Adreno 305, unknown, 4.5", 0.14 kg
Nokia Lumia 630
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 4.5", 0.134 kg
Nokia Lumia 930
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 800 MSM8974, 5.0", 0.17 kg
Nokia Lumia Icon
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 800 MSM8974, 5.0", 0.17 kg
Nokia Lumia 1320
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 8930AB, 6.0", 0.22 kg
Nokia Lumia 525
Adreno 305, Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227, 4.0", 0.15 kg

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Nokia N1
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3580, 7.9", 0.318 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2014-05-13)