posted by Thom Holwerda on Mon 3rd Mar 2014 19:42 UTC, submitted by sheokand

The inevitable happened. Google apps got installed on the freshly announced Nokia X after a crafty member of XDA Developers rooted the Android handset. The root was achieved via the Framaroot app. The bootloader of the device is unsurprisingly locked, so instead of flashing a single zip file, users need to copy the apk files for Google apps via a root explorer application. After the root, Nokia X also runs Google Now Launcher without breaking a sweat.

And with that Frankenlauncher out of the way, the Nokia X suddenly became worth buying.

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