Microsoft has unveiled the Nokia X2, a new smartphone aimed at the budget end of the market with a price tag of just 99 euros.
The device is the first to be released since Microsoft bought Nokia and runs Google’s Android operating system rather than Windows.
Despite the different in operating system, the Nokia X2 features the same tiles-based user interface as Nokia’s other phones and includes access to Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud-based storage service and its Outlook email service.
It also features a 4.3-inch display and 5MP rear camera with autofocus and flash and is powered by a 1.2Ghz CPU and 1 GB of RAM.
“The Nokia X family is going from strength to strength, with the Nokia X smartphone achieving top-selling status in Pakistan, Russia, Kenya and Nigeria,while earning the third-best-selling smartphone spot in India,” said Timo Toikkanen, head of Mobile Phones, Microsoft Devices Group.
“The Nokia X2 elevates the Nokia X experience with a stellar new design, ease of use and new Microsoft experiences. We’re proud to continue to bring smartphone innovation to lower and lower price points.”