Nokia to launch Android-based phones in China in Q2 - BrightWire

|By:, SA News Editor

Nokia (NOK) will launch five new products at the Mobile World Congress, three of which are Android-based smartphones that will be available in China in Q2, according to a source close to the matter.

The three smartphones are the Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL, targeting the low- and mid-end market. Google Play, Google Map and Google Search will be removed from the devices and replaced with Nokia Store, Nokia Map, Bing and Skype (MSFT).

Nokia will sell the smartphones primarily through e-commerce platforms. The Android-based smartphones will start at less than 700 yuan ($115).

Source: BrightWire