Nokia X is a customized platform built on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), the software stack upon which some of the most popular smartphones in the world are based. Nokia X lets you leverage your existing Android apps, while taking advantage of Nokia’s optimizations to help you grab more downloads and generate more revenues in targeted markets.





Ready to start porting your apps? Get started HERE


Will your Android app work on Nokia X?

Nokia Store testing has shown that approximately 75% of Android apps will run properly without any modifications; they’re ready to be published in Nokia Store.

Develop and distribute a single APK targeting multiple stores.

If your app uses Google services for push notifications, maps or in-app payments, you’ll need to make a few changes, but it won’t take long (usually less than 8 hours). Nokia services have been designed to minimize porting effort from apps using corresponding Google services and allow developers develop and distribute a single APK targeting multiple stores.


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Test your apps compatibility HERE 


Nokia X platform details

The core Nokia X platform is built on AOSP v4.1.2, which supports API level 16. On top of this, Nokia has added several enhancements to improve both the user experience and the developer experience:


Nokia service APIs Distribution and billing UX elements
Nokia In-App Payment  ›
HERE Maps  ›
Nokia Notifications  ›
Distribution in Nokia Store  ›
Payment with Operator billing  ›
Design overview ›
Design essentials ›
Nokia X icon toolkit ›

Nokia X app development uses a plugin to the Android SDK, so it will be familiar to developers who have used the Android SDK before.

The Nokia X servies SDK includes support for emulating Nokia X devices for testing and debugging.

Download the Nokia X services SDK > HERE





By Jim O Brien/CEO

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