Nokia X appears on Malaysian, Indonesian certification database

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Nokia Normandy aka Nokia X, the Finnish company’s first alleged Android-powered smartphone, is in news again as the device has been listed on certification database of Indonesia and Malaysia. Earlier the handset was sighted in Vietnam as well.

The rumored Nokia smartphone, which was previously spotted in a benchmark listing, has been seen on SIRIM’s database with RM-980 model name. The listing also confirmed the smartphone coming with dual-SIM capability and no LTE connectivity.

There have been reports from unnamed senior executives at Nokia, India suggesting that the upcoming Nokia X handset will fall under the company’s Asha range of smartphones.

Earlier rumors pegged the Nokia X will be powered by a 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 4-inch TFT display with a resolution of 480×854 (FWVGA) pixels, 4GB internal storage with microSD card support, 5-megapixel rear camera, 512MB RAM, 1500mAh battery and dual-SIM support. The handset is expected to run Android 4.4 KitKat along with Nokia’s own application store on board.

There has been no official word from Nokia about the rumoured Nokia X and we expect the handset to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2014 later this month.