Nokia said in Mumbai on Friday it has partnered with Airtel to offer six months of free download of Android applications on its newly launched Nokia XL phone.
“To help our consumers experience these apps, we are offering free downloads on Airtel from the Nokia Store and several popular third-party apps stores,” Nokia India Sales Director Marketing Viral Oza, said in a release.
The plan allows up to 500MB of free usage through which consumers can download their favourite apps from the Nokia Store and the 1Mobile store.
On the Nokia XL Dual SIM (Review | Pictures), consumers can access and download a wide array of Android apps, which can be side-loaded as well as downloaded from Nokia’s own store and several popular third- party app stores.
Last month, Nokia had launched the Nokia XL Dual SIM Android smartphone at Rs. 11,489 in India. It runs the Nokia X software platform (version 1.0), which is based on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and is powered by Microsoft and Nokia services.
The Nokia XL Dual SIM supports dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) cards with dual standby. The smartphone features a 5-inch LCD display with WVGA (480×800 pixels) resolution, and offers a pixel density of 187ppi.
It is powered by a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, clocked at 1GHz, alongside 768MB of RAM. The Nokia XL Dual SIM comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage and supports expandable storage up to 32GB via microSD card.
The Nokia XL Dual SIM sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and also houses a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone packs a 2000mAh battery which is rated to deliver up to 16 hours of talk time and up to 720 hours of standby time.