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carilotoz has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
it is an awesome phone!
before i bought it i thought the display is not good at all but i was surprised that it is awesome
the battery is fantastic!!!! it lasts long long time
the camera is really good and the front facing camera is excellent
the design of the phone is really really good it is one of the best looking plastic phones
i was afraid of the processor before i bought it but the phone it is good (lagged one or two times only)
the price of the phone is fantastic (it is far cheaper than the moto g in my country)
the UI is really beautiful
The NOKIA XL is really a fantastic phone even the processor is cortex-a5 but it doesnt lag almost at all
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Not bad, but not good
shikamaru99 has owned it for more than one year before publishing this review
I have been a Nokia fan since my childhood and when I heard about a series of smartphones made by them which support Android apps immediately persuaded me to buy one of them, in this case the XL. I've been using it for almost a year and a half and I can say that the phone is average. The word LAG comes to mind as I've been using. It simply LAGS every time, even when I use the keyboard. Also the camera is awful, not to mention the display with only 480x800 res which is unacceptable. I am also disappointed by the fact that some important Android apps crash or don't even install, such as YouTube. The good things are amazing call quality, good battery, good loudspeakers and rather beautiful design, I don't know but somehow its' bulkiness is appealing to me. However, the good impression was ruined by this annoying problem - non-stop LAG. Microsoft, please fix this.
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Shiv1818 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
Good features with the combination of both windows and android.UI can be improved otherwise good phone in its segment.There is a problem with some android app otherwise Phone is good.If you are a heavy user don't go for this else perpect for normal users.
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Good phone if you're looking for just the basic features in an Android phone
anastanvir has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I have had this phone for less than a month, and I bought it because of its low price, long lasting battery and solid reception. Nokia has modified Android interface to look like Windows, and has blocked Google Apps. 'About phone' does not show Android 4.1.2, but Nokia X software platform 1.1. I miss using Google Play Store, Now, Maps, Contacts and Calendar Sync. The Nokia Store contains various Android apps, but it misses some very important ones, such as WhatsApp. I use Disa, which allows you to use WhatsApp through it. Some apps downloaded from third party stores are not compatible with this device. Moreover, there is no app to sync with PC or MAC, like HTC Sync or Samsung Kies. The dialer is very disappointing. It does not support quick dial, i.e. if I wanna search for 'Ann', pressing 266 won't get me her number. I have to go the phonebook and manually look for the contact. The phonebook isn't smart enough to merge the contacts itself, like HTC Linkify, and of course it does not support Google Contacts Sync, unless you root your phone, flash Google Apps and fix permissions. Similarly, calendar app is nice but does not support Google Calendar Sync. I hate the fact that the notifications do not appear in the notification bar, but the Fastlane. This is why I cannot use a third party launcher, such as Apex or Nova. The Fastlane is not smart enough to remove the notifications once I've opened them. No, I have to manually long-press the notifications to remove them. The Fastlane...
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