1. Melvinizer's Avatar
    Now what exactly is the nokia X smartphone running? Does it run on the android OS?
    06-20-2014 08:08 AM
  2. SinisterDuck's Avatar
    It's a forked version of Android.
    Melvinizer likes this.
    06-20-2014 08:12 AM
  3. Melvinizer's Avatar
    Sorry but I don't get it. Does it have like say some version of android like Jellybean or Does it just emulate android apps?? What exactly is the OS?
    06-20-2014 08:28 AM
  4. unnatixlr8's Avatar
    It's AOSP. Actually any oem can go two ways, either go with Google Android or they can use AOSP and modify it according to their need.

    Nokia did the same. They took AOSP and added Microsoft services onto it.
    Melvinizer likes this.
    06-20-2014 08:31 AM
  5. altair679's Avatar
    Nokia X runs a heavily skinned Android UI.( Heavily modificated).
    However, there's no play store, only nokia store.
    06-20-2014 08:42 AM
  6. Chregu's Avatar
    It's AOSP. Actually any oem can go two ways, either go with Google Android or they can use AOSP and modify it according to their need.

    Nokia did the same. They took AOSP and added Microsoft services onto it.
    AOSP? Yeah, that clarifies things...
    Himanshu Chowdhary likes this.
    06-20-2014 08:46 AM
  7. Himanshu Chowdhary's Avatar
    Hey Nokia X lineup runs a forked version of android. By fork I mean it does not have any google services (which includes play store , gmail , google maps , etc ). It's completely modified by Microsoft / Nokia with its own UI similar to what we have on windows phone 7.8/8/8.1 with Nokia Asia fast lane on top of it. You have Microsoft and Nokia services which includes one drive , Nokia mix radio , here maps. To install apps you have third party App Store like1 mobile App Store.
    Chregu and Melvinizer like this.
    06-20-2014 09:07 AM
  8. tgp's Avatar
    To install apps you have third party App Store like1 mobile App Store.
    Is the Amazon App Store available on the Nokia X?
    06-20-2014 09:45 AM
  9. WanderingTraveler's Avatar
    Is the Amazon App Store available on the Nokia X?
    As far as I know, it is.
    06-20-2014 10:09 AM

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