XL - £140
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Nokia XL
The Nokia XL is a mid-range smartphone that runs on Android (AOSP) with the addition of some Microsoft 'tweaks'. It is essentially a big screen version of the Nokia X.
This phone has a 5 inch touchscreen that displays in 187PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Nokia XL has a 5MP camera, can record video in up to 720p and has a 2MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1GHz dual core processor and 0.8GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 27 out of 100.
The Nokia XL has an estimated battery life of around 16 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 2000mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Nokia XL comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage.
The Nokia XL has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.
This phone comes in a dual SIM version (called the Nokia XL Dual SIM) that enables you to pop in two SIM cards at once and choose the one you want to use. This comes in handy if you are planning to use your phone abroad extensively or want to keep your business and personal calls separate.
The Nokia XL has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via the built in Facebook and Twitter Apps. It is worth noting, however, that although this is an Android device, it does not have access to the Google Play store and instead makes use of the Windows Marketplace.
The XL is strong entry in the mid-range smartphone market from Nokia and offers a competitive array of features.