Nokia XL dual SIM smartphone debuts at MWC 2014

Nokia unveils Nokia XL smartphone aimed at developing nations and buyers on a budget supporting dual SIM and more.

Published Mon, Feb 24 2014 9:54 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:18 PM CST

Nokia is one of the many companies at Mobile World Congress 2014 that are showing off new smartphones and tablets. One of the new smartphones that Nokia is showing off is the XL dual SIM device. That smartphone is part of the Nokia X series.

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The smartphone runs Nokia X platform for the OS and has a 5-inch display. That screen is large, but its specs show that it is a device designed for budget shoppers. The screen has a resolution of 800 x 480, many screens of that size on smartphones are full HD. The Nokia XL does support 24-bit color, and the screen has 187ppi.

The smartphone measures 141.4mm tall x 77.7mm wide x 10.9mm thick with a weight of 190g. The Nokia XL has integrated Bluetooth 3.0 + HS. The smartphone has integrated Wi-Fi and charges via a USB port. The device operates on 2G and 3G networks.

On a 2G network, it promises 16 hours of use from its 2000 mAh internal battery. The phone will give 13h of talk on a 3G network. The XL uses a QUALCOMM Snapdragon S4 at 1GHz with dual cores. It has 768MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage with a memory card slot for expansion. The rear camera is a 5MP unit and the front camera is a 2MP unit. The phone has GPS built-in. The Nokia XL will launch in Asia-Pacific, Europe, India, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa in Q2 for 109 EUR.


Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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