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The larger of the three X devices, the single or dual-SIM XL, will be available for €109 and ships with miniscule storage capacity of 4GB in the form of an SD card, which leaves little room for apps, let alone media. However, it can be replaced with cards up to 32GB.
The model above was on display at Nokia's stand at the MWC event, where the X line was launched today, has just 768MB RAM.
According to one of the Nokia booth attendants who was promoting the and X+ and XL as part of Nokia's business device range, the version of Android that Nokia's platform was built on is 4.1 — the first version of Jelly Bean Google announced back in June 2012. Nokia's forked version of the OS, however, goes by the name of the "Nokia X software platform" and it's currently at version 1.0.
While the UI is inspired by Windows Phone, the tiles are more like rows of apps that lack anything to visually separate each one. And, while they're not live like the tiles in Windows Phone, Nokia X gets around the problem using Android's widgets to mimic the live tile concept — as shown above on the X.
These can be initiated by long-pressing an icon, which brings an icon at the bottom of the screen that leads to a list of apps available as widgets — for example, contacts, email, and Facebook. This part feels very Android.
Touching the icons or other actions like using the backwards arrow is a bit of a hit and miss experience.