Target Market ?
>It's not planned for a UK launch but then neither was the X
Which market is it coming out it in ? For 100$ I would be happy to buy one.
Microsoft has revealed the Nokia X2: a dual-SIM version of the Android-powered Nokia X. The Nokia phone for people who want Android Not a Windows Phone ... the new Nokia X2 It runs Jellybean – Android version 4.3 – behind a Windows Phone 8-ish façade. It’s aimed at emerging markets, which prize dual-SIM handsets as price- …
1- Can those be rooted like other Android phones and have the MS/Nokia Android version replaced by a stock Android?
2- Is Microsoft using their own Play store or can one use the standard Google Play store? Don't like to be tied to MS version of the world, you see.
3- Where this leaves the patent revenue that Microsoft is getting from Android phone manufacturers? Or is Nokia mobile now legally owned by Microsoft? Where this revenue will be booked? Will some Microsoft division batlle with another over the use of their patents on Android?
Knowing that the X is an absolute dog, with terrible lag, how is the X2? One would expect that the extra memory and slightly faster CPU would help.
How does it compare, for example, to Sony's last year Xperia M dual, which has nearly similar (a bit superior, but not much) specs, and a cleaner, lighter android with the full app store?
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