Nokia X vs. Nokia XL Comparison with Specs, Photos and Video

Nokia has finally adopted the Android platform and has come up with the 3 new Android smartphones. While Nokia X and Nokia X+ are barely having any difference in terms of the specs, Nokia XL is the one which offers maximum specs along with the competitive price tag of around $149 which is damn aggressive. So let’s check out in detail on what are the differences between these two devices, Nokia X and Nokia XL which are announced in the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 at Barcelona.

Check out our Nokia X hands-on and the Nokia XL hands-on if you wanted to find out particular details about each device separately.


While Nokia X comes with the 4 inches of IPS LCD screen along with the WVGA screen, this device also comes with the 233PPI with the resolution of 800 x 480p, Nokia XL comes with 5 inches of IPS Screen with the same resolution of 800 x 480p but with a PPI of 187.

Nokia X vs XL Front

Nokia X vs XL Back

Specifications and Hardware

In terms of processing power, both Nokia X and Nokia XL comes with the same processor of dual core Snapdragon S4 PLAY clocked at 1GHz. In terms of RAM, Nokia XL comes with the higher RAM of 768MB, while Nokia X comes with the 512MB RAM. Storage of both the devices are same, 4GB as internal memory which can be expanded up to 32GB. Nokia X comes with the thickness of 10.4mm, while Nokia XL comes with the thickness of 10.9mm. Battery life of Nokia XL comes with 2000mAh of battery life, while Nokia X comes with the battery life of 1500mAH.


Nokia X vs XL Camera

While Nokia X only has got the rear facing camera of 3MP, Nokia XL comes with dual cameras, 5MP with LED flash at the back and 2MP of camera at the front.

Connectivity Options

Nokia X vs XL OS

With Dual sim capabilities, Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro USB slot and A GPS capabilities, these both devices which are Nokia X and Nokia XL come with same specs.


Nokia X and Nokia XL comes with Black, Blue, Green, Red, White and Yellow color options. Nokia X comes with the price tag of 89 Euros, while the XL is priced at 109 Euros. Both the devices will be available in Q2 2014 in selected countries.

Final verdict

For those who are looking for an actual good option between these two smartphones, the Nokia XL is a better option, not just for the larger screen but there is an upgrade in the RAM and there is a MicroSD card slot (although the Nokia X+ provides both these), and the camera too is better with autofocus and the LED flash support. The Nokia X doesn’t have a front camera too, which the Nokia XL users would be boasting about.

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