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Published on March 19th, 2011 | by Arsalan Mir


Nokia X2-01: Another Affordable QWERTY Phone

Nokia has announced a new messaging handset – the Nokia X2-01 for Pakistan. The Nokia X2-01 is a device for social networking and fast communications. It comes with a full QWERTY keypad and is aimed at those who can’t get enough of text messaging and status updates with is bolstered by the new Communities app which integrates Facebook into the device. You can see friends’ updates directly from the homescreen and easily post your own updates and photos. With one click, you can dive into the application for a deeper view.

Nokia’s continuous efforts of ‘connecting people in new and better ways’ are paying off as its strategy to offer something for everyone from every walk of life can be seen materializing with its promising new line of devices. X2-01 is the latest addition to this.

As the lifestyle of people changes with time, they are becoming more demanding not only in terms of their expectation from life but are also looking for accessories that support such a lifestyle.

Today Nokia is proud to present its X2-01 device in Pakistan and is a milestone in our commitment to connect the next billion to the web. We understand that an increasing number of Pakistani youth loves music and being social, they want to have more variety of capabilities in their mobile phone that support this need. Nokia X2-01 is the most affordable QWERTY phone to date which has in store not just the ultimate messaging experience but also the ease of staying connected with your social circle.

Haseeb Ihtisham, Head of Marketing,

Nokia Pakistan & Afghanistan

As befits an X series device, there’s also a healthy emphasis on music. There’s one click access to music, the media player and FM. There’s also Ovi Store, of course, for fresh apps. Ovi Life Tools will also be available in some territories. It comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA screen and a VGA camera on the back. The Nokia X2-01 measures 119.4 x 59.8 x 14.3mm and weighs 107.5g. It supports memory cards up to 8GB. There’s no WiFi and only GPRS/EDGE data, but that’s compensated for by the low price.

Our messaging devices were initially targeted towards business users but realizing consumer demand we have changed that, People want the best messaging and social networking experiences on an affordable device. Translating our vision in to actions Nokia is constantly striving to bring the best for its consumers both in terms of devices and solutions. The Nokia X2-01 will enhance the youth lifestyle and let them stay connected all the time with chat, Facebook and IM at the most affordable price.”

Imran Khalid Mehmood, Country General Manager,
Nokia Pakistan & Afghanistan. “

Market Price for Nokia X2-01 lies in Rs. 8000-9000 bracket.

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is a Telecom enthusiast with engineering background based in Lahore. On professional front, he is the Director Operations at the Target Group. He can be reached at arsalan (at) telecompk (dot) net

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