Microsoft Devices launches Nokia XL for Rs 11,489

Microsoft Devices today launched the Nokia XL, the flagship large screen offering from the X family, for Rs 11,489 in India.

The X family of handsets include Nokia's range of affordable smartphones that run Android apps.

Nokia's handset business, which was acquired by Microsoft last month, offers Asha range of affordable smartphones as well as Lumia range of Windows-based premium devices.

The XL features a five-inch IPS capacitive touch screen, 2MP front camera and 5MP rear camera. It has a 2,000 mAh battery, 1 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core processor, 768 MB RAM and 4GB eMMC (onboard memory) and supports up to 32 GB MicroSD card.

The new Nokia XL also features 'Fastlane', which allows users to select what appears on their Fastlane feed, read notifications from their social networks and update their status from within the feature.

"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 India (a Microsoft Mobile Oy subsidiary) Director Sales Raghuvesh Sarup said.

Apps like Facebook, LINE, Picsart, Plants vs Zombies 2, Real Football 2014, Skype, Spotify, Swift key, Twitter, Viber, Vine and WeChat will be available with the handset.

Additionally, as a first for Nokia customers around the world, the company is making available BBM on the Nokia X family of devices.

Buyers will also have access to up to 500 MB of free data usage as part of a bundling offer with Airtel, which can be used to download apps via the Nokia Store and the 1Mobile store.

The other two devices in the X family include Nokia X and Nokia X+, priced at Rs 8,599 (launch price) and Rs 8,399, respectively.

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