If you think that owning an iPhone or Android phone is too main stream, check out the Nokia XL with its unique Nokia X software platform.
That means you can run most of the Android apps.
And with the launch of the 5-inch Nokia XL, handphoneshop.com will be coordinating a promotion. On the 6th of June, you can register your interest of Nokia XL on the website, handphoneshop.com/NokiaXL. And the first 100 will get a 50% off discount code to purchase the Nokia XL on the 13th June noon on the same website (online sales).
I have not tried or even have a look at the device yet. The specs is screaming it is a low to mid tier performance device. With a price tag of S$239, I think Nokia will have to work very hard against competitor like Xiaomi Redmi.
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The Nokia XL lands in Singapore on 13 June and will be available exclusively online at launch
The myth has been proven – bigger is better! Available in stand-out colours that will win over even the trendiest mobile fashionista, and part of the latest Nokia X family of affordable smartphones that gives access to Android™ apps, Nokia XL will be sold exclusively online before any retail store.
Livin’ the XL Experience
With robust quality and stunning design, the Nokia XL gets a style boost with the fresh, tile-based user interface inspired by the Lumia family.
The Nokia XL features two screens; the Home Screen features a fresh, tile-based design and the customisable screen allows your tiles to be resized and moved around so that it is personalized to unique preferences and style. The other, Fastlane, has been completely re-imagined for the Nokia X family. Fastlane is a dynamic record of how people use their phone, day by day, moment by moment. From precious family posts on social media to the latest emails, get updated and connected in the quickest time. You can now just swipe once from the home screen to access Fastlane, and have a full record of recent activity and switch seamlessly between your favorite apps.
It’s the biggest feature designed to connect in the smallest amount of time. Fastlane is also more customizable and social-friendly than ever! People can select what appears on their Fastlane feed, read notifications from their social networks and update their status from within Fastlane, making each the experience even more productive.
Big, bold and beautiful
The Nokia XL is big on value and style both inside and out. The premium offering in the Nokia X family, it boasts a 5” display, 5MP rear-facing autofocus camera with flash, and 2MP front-facing camera, making it the ultimate choice for big-screen entertainment.
The larger screen size, coupled with front and rear-facing cameras, doubles the fun with Skype video calls and video apps like Vine. Need more upsized benefits? Get one month of free Skype calls to mobiles and landlines when you get your hands on the Nokia XL. Simply download the Skype gift app from the Nokia Store, redeem your digital voucher code and voila! Get chatting.
Available in bright green, orange, black and white, the Nokia XL truly stands out in a crowd.
Size of features: XL
Applications are a breeze with specially curated, quality-tested apps from the Nokia Store, and all devices are also pre-loaded with a variety of highly popular third-party apps and games.
The Nokia XL also features signature experiences, offering top-notch functionality and unbeatable mobile oomph that is available right out of the box. You can enjoy free, pre-loaded HERE Maps – accessible both online and offline – which also features turn-by-turn voice guided navigation. MixRadio gives you the option of free music streaming and downloadable playlists – absolutely ads-free! Your work documents and cherished content is also safely secured with 10GB of free cloud storage via Microsoft OneDrive. 7GB is offered to start and is automatically increased to 3GB more when you opt to auto-save images from your camera roll.
With the Nokia XL – you get great features in one affordably stylish package – truly an XL offering!
The Nokia XL will be available exclusively online at handphoneshop.com/NokiaXL from 13 June 2014 at 12 noon sharp. The recommended retail price of the device is S$239.
Registration of Interest for the Nokia XL will start on 6 June 2014 at handphoneshop.com/NokiaXL. Registrants will receive a discount code that gives the first 100 customers a 50% discount for the Nokia XL. The Nokia XL will be available nation-wide and at all Nokia stores and Nokia solution partners from 28 June 2014.
Specifications of Nokia XL
|Nokia XL technical specifications|
|System||EGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
WCDMA 900 / 2100
|Operating System||Nokia X Software Platform|
|Dimensions||141.3 x 77.7 x 10.8mm|
|Camera||Rear: 5MP Autofocus, flash
|Display||LCD WVGA (800 x 480 pixels) capacitive touch 5” display|
|Processor||1GHZ Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core processor|
|Memory||768MB RAM & 4GB eMMC|
|Talk Time||2G = Up to 16 hours
3G = Up to 13 hours
|Standby Time||2G = Up to 41 days
3G = Up to 26 days
|Storage||Up to 32GB MicroSD card support|
|Additional Features||Satellite GPS
|Colours||Bright Green, Orange, Black, and White|