Nokia’s New Armor X7 | Good Enough Against Android Smartphone ?

Nokia is again relying on its dying legacy of Symbian mobile OS. Recently Nokia has launched its X series of phone with a better and bigger screen. After learning hard lessons with resistive screens, Nokia is now decking its smartphones with AMOLED capacitive screens.  As we know that performance wise capacitive screens are better than resistive screens, they can withstand larger temperature variations, they are more responsive than resistive screens. Also Nokia is giving a latest Symbian, code named Anna (Is it in Telgu for big brother ??) .
Nokia X7
Nokia X7
Nokia is now releasing its next X series phone, Nokia X7, which will succeed its earlier release X6. Specification wise it is in line of N8 with few minor changes here and there. Most interesting thing to notice about X7 is its design, recently Nokia has started making design changes in its every new release. X7 has some sort of flat yet rounded corners.
Nokia X7
Nokia X7
X7 is having a 4 inch capacitive AMOLED display, capable of showing 16 million colors and a resolution of 640 x 360 pixels. This not the best in the market for a 4 inch display. Nokia is touting X7 to be a entertainment mobile with a 8 megapixel full focus camera capable of shotting 720 p HD recording. Camera also has a dual LED flash. Nokia X7 comes with 8 GB preinstalled and can be upgraded upto 32 GB with microSD. A 1200mAH battery is rated for up to 450 hours standby and 4.5 hours talktime on a 3G network. Here is a detailed list of X7 specifications, Camera & Display
  • Camera – 8.0 Mega Pixel, Resolution 3264×2448 pixels, fixed focus, Video, Geo tagging, Dual LED flash,
  • Screen Display – 4 inches, 360×640 Pixels, Nokia Clear Black display
  • Color – TFT Capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors
Special Features
  • Accelerometer sensor(UI auto-rotate)
  • Proximity sensor(Auto turn-off)
  • Adobe Reader
  • Flash Lite 4.0
  • Digital compass
  • Noise cancellation, Dedicated mic
  • MP3, MP4 and WMV player
  • Document viewer for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF
  • Voice memo, Voice dial
  • Voice command
  • MP3, WAV Ring tones, Vibration
  • Four speakers
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Downloadable Games
Message Support
  • SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Predictive text input
  • Connectivity Options – Bluetooth v3.0, Micro USB v2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Data Modes – WAP, 3G, GPRS, EDGE, HTML Browser,RSS Feeds
  • Internal Memory – 450 MB, 256 MB RAM
  • Expandable Memory- 32 GB Micro SD card slot
  • Phone Book – Unlimited Contacts, Photo Call.
  • Call Records – Unlimited
Battery Power
  • Li-Ion Standard Battery (1200mAH battery)
  • Battery Life – 450 Hours standby
  • Battery Talk Time – 4.5 Hours
Mobile Size and Looks
  • Size – 119.7 x 62.8 x 11.9mm
  • Weight – 146g
  • Body Colors – Black
Nokia X7 Price and release date : Nokia X7 is expected to be launched in 2nd Q (April-May) in Europe. Its expected price is 370 Euro. Here are few more close-up shots of X7, this mobile surely has a offbeat design. Do you like X7 design ? and what do you think about the competition between now prevalent Android smartphones and this new X7?  Let us know in the comment section.
Nokia X7
Nokia X7
Nokia X7
Nokia X7

2 thoughts on “Nokia’s New Armor X7 | Good Enough Against Android Smartphone ?

  1. KeiZka Reply

    my real question though is this..

    assuming this is then a “IN” Q2 device, are Nokia going to play the BIG risk card?

    by that I mean the inevitable release scedule of the iphone5.
    Will they push is out a couuple of weeks before shaming apple by releasing a better product than them, with posibly better tech (also running the risk of apple trumping them of course).

    Or release just after, sometime in August and face an uphill struggling against the Apple PR machine?

    I hope it’s the former!

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