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Nokia X now available in the Philippines, priced at Php 5,990


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Manila - Nokia X, the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer's newest flagship device that runs Android apps is now available in the Philippines as it was officially launched today, March 11, 2014.

Nokia General Manager Karel Holub reveals Nokia X price in the Philippines
Nokia General Manager Karel Holub reveals Nokia X price and availability in the Philippines

Nokia said that this new device is the perfect introduction to the world of Android apps, coupled with signature Nokia experiences and the most popular Microsoft services.

According to Nokia General Manager Karel Holub, the Philippines is one of the first countries to launch the much anticipated Nokia X.

Nokia X features Nokia's renowned tile-based user interface inspired by Lumia family. It comes with Fastlane, a screen that lets people switch between their favorite apps more smoothly.

Users can also access around 50,000 apps in the Nokia Store aside from the pool of Android apps. It boasts Nokia X claim to offer a better-designed way to enjoy a world of apps.

"The Nokia X would be a great device for Filipinos with Fastlane, signature Nokia experiences and a number of third party apps, in addition to a sturdy and attractive build at an affordable price.", Holub said.

Gary Chan, Head of Marketing for Pan Asia said that Nokia brings the Android-based device to address more smartphone penetration in the country.

Gary Chan, Nokia Head of Marketing for Pan Asia addressed the need for affordable smartphone for Filipinos
Gary Chan, Nokia Head of Marketing for Pan Asia addressed the need for affordable smartphone for Filipinos

"We believe this unique combination will resonate with consumers around the world and set a great precedent for the level of quality that can be achieved in the fast-growing, affordable smartphone segment", Chan said.

"The affordable smartphone market is the fastest-growing smartphone segment with 20% annual growth forecasted, driven by high-growth markets. ", Chan added.

Nokia X is now available in Metro Manila and within the week in key provincial areas for SRP of Php 5,990. It will be available in bright green, bright red, black and white.

Read:  Nokia launches Android-based Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL smartphones

Unboxing Nokia X as it was officially launched in the Philippines
Unboxing Nokia X as it was officially launched in the Philippines

Nokia said that negotiations with major telcos Smart and Globe for possible partnership is still ongoing.

Here are the major specifications of Nokia X:
  • 4" capacitive touchscreen
  • 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 3 MP camera
  • Dual SIM
  • up to 32 GB expandable memory
  • 1500 mAH battery
  • Satellite GPS
  • Accelerometer
Nokia X colors


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