Introducing the Nokia X2 smartphone and Nokia X Services SDK 2.0

By noah.kravitz

June 24, 2014   Comments

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Introducing the Nokia X2, the newest member of the Nokia X family of smartphones! X2 is our fourth affordable Android smartphone, giving people more choice in the sub-€100 segment. Nokia X2 will ship with the newly released Nokia X software platform 2.0 running atop AOSP 4.3. The Nokia X2 will be available beginning next month.

Microsoft continues to invest in the Nokia X family to bring popular Microsoft services to a wider base of consumers around the world. The Nokia X ecosystem launched in March 2014, and downloads are growing at rate of more than 25 percent per week on Nokia X. Nokia X is now sold in 70+ markets worldwide and is the no. 1 selling smartphone in Pakistan, the no. 1 smartphone in its price point in Russia, Nigeria and Kenya, and the no. 3 smartphone across India. The launch of the X2 underscores Microsoft’s commitment to app developers across the globe

Nokia Store’s market-leading operator billing network – now including more than 165 operators in 62 countries – powers in-app purchase and provides global scale for distributing and monetizing your apps. On average, developers are seeing a 3-8x increase in revenues and up to a 10x increase in app purchases on Nokia X over credit-card billing as a result of operator billing.

Nokia X2 represents the evolution of the Nokia X family experience, sporting a 4.3 inch WVGA Clearback display, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and a 5MP camera with flash. X2 also comes with Microsoft services like Skype, OneDrive and Outlook.com pre-loaded, with many more services available in Nokia Store. With a distinctive design, access to the world of Android apps and popular Microsoft services, Nokia X2 delivers an impressive smartphone experience at an affordable a price.

Porting your existing Android apps to work on Nokia X is easy, and the new Nokia X services SDK 2.0 brings new capabilities and development opportunities to the X2. Nokia Store’s market-leading operator billing network – now including more than 165 operators in 62 countries – powers in-app purchase and provides global scale for distributing and monetizing your apps.

Get ready for Nokia X2 now. Check out the new Nokia X2’s device specs, and download the Nokia X services SDK 2.0. We’ve also updated our installer guide to get you developing right away.

Register now for our Intro to Nokia X 2.0 Platform and Tools webinar. We’ll be offering two sessions of this webinar: Register here for the 2 July, 8:00 am (London time) session. Register here for the 3 July 8:00 am (San Francisco time) session.

Through the DVLUP rewards program, you can earn XP for your development efforts. XP can be redeemed for marketing and promotional support for your applications in more than 190 countries worldwide (including all markets where Nokia X is sold). Register for DVLUP now.