Comparison between:
- Nokia XL
- Nokia X+
- Nokia X
- Nokia Asha 230

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Nokia XLNokia X+Nokia XNokia Asha 230
Nokia XLNokia X+Nokia X
Prices
Nokia Asha 230
Model alias-Normandy
X+ Dual SIM
X plus Dual SIM
A110
RM-980
Normandy
X Dual SIM
RM-986
RM-987

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width77.72 mm
7.772 cm
0.255 ft
3.06 in
63 mm
6.3 cm
0.207 ft
2.48 in
63 mm
6.3 cm
0.207 ft
2.48 in
58.6 mm
5.86 cm
0.192 ft
2.307 in
Height141.35 mm
14.135 cm
0.464 ft
5.565 in
115.5 mm
11.55 cm
0.379 ft
4.547 in
115.5 mm
11.55 cm
0.379 ft
4.547 in
99.5 mm
9.95 cm
0.326 ft
3.917 in
Thickness10.87 mm
1.087 cm
0.036 ft
0.428 in
10.44 mm
1.044 cm
0.034 ft
0.411 in
10.44 mm
1.044 cm
0.034 ft
0.411 in
13.2 mm
1.32 cm
0.043 ft
0.52 in
Weight190 g
0.42 lbs
6.7 oz
128 g
0.28 lbs
4.54 oz
128 g
0.28 lbs
4.54 oz
89 g
0.2 lbs
3.15 oz
Volume119.41 cm³
7.25 in³
75.97 cm³
4.61 in³
75.97 cm³
4.61 in³
76.97 cm³
4.67 in³
ColorsOrange
Green
Cyan
Yellow
Black
White
--Yellow
Red
Black
White
Cyan
Green

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
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Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE Class B
GPRS Class B
HSPA
UMTS
EDGE Class B
GPRS Class B
HSPA
UMTS
EDGE Class B
GPRS Class B
HSPA
EDGE
GPRS

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android Nokia X 1.0Android Nokia X 1.0Android Nokia X 1.0Nokia Asha software platform 1.1.1

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225
Process technology45 nm45 nm45 nm45 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A5ARM Cortex-A5ARM Cortex-A5ARM Cortex-A5
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores2221
CPU frequency1000 MHz1000 MHz1000 MHz-
GPUQualcomm Adreno 203Qualcomm Adreno 203Qualcomm Adreno 203-
RAM capacity768 MB768 MB512 MB64 MB

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage4 GB4 GB4 GB256 MB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPSTFT
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
2.8 in
71.12 mm
7.11 cm
Width2.57 in
65.34 mm
6.53 cm
2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
1.68 in
42.67 mm
4.27 cm
Height4.29 in
108.9 mm
10.89 cm
3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
2.24 in
56.9 mm
5.69 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.667:1
5:3
1.667:1
5:3
1.333:1
4:3
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels240 x 320 pixels
Pixel density187 ppi
73 ppcm
233 ppi
91 ppcm
233 ppi
91 ppcm
143 ppi
56 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
18 bit
262144 colors
Display area64.98 %62.79 %62.79 %41.77 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Accelerometer

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor size3.6 x 2.7 mm
0.18 in
2.83 x 2.27 mm
0.14 in
2.83 x 2.27 mm
0.14 in
-
Pixel size1.389 µm
0.001389 mm
1.382 µm
0.001382 mm
1.382 µm
0.001382 mm
-
Crop factor9.6111.9311.93-
Aperturef/2.8f/2.8f/2.8f/2.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.33 mm
32.02 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.68 mm
31.96 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.68 mm
31.96 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Flash typeLED---
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2048 x 1536 pixels
3.15 MP
2048 x 1536 pixels
3.15 MP
1280 x 960 pixels
1.23 MP
Video resolution864 x 480 pixels
0.41 MP
864 x 480 pixels
0.41 MP
864 x 480 pixels
0.41 MP
320 x 240 pixels
0.08 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps25 fps
FeaturesDigital zoom
Panorama
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Digital zoom
Panorama
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Digital zoom
Panorama
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
White balance settings
Self-timer

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

2 MP---

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
-

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version3.03.03.03.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DUN
FTP
GAVDP
HFP
HSP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HS
A2DP
AVRCP
DUN
FTP
GAVDP
HFP
HSP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HS
A2DP
AVRCP
DUN
FTP
GAVDP
HFP
HSP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HS
A2DP
AVRCP
DUN
FTP
HFP
HSP
OPP
PBAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
OTA sync

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
CSS
HTML
CSS
HTML
CSS
HTML
WAP 2.0
CSS

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
AAC
AMR
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WAV
AAC
AMR
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
M4A
MIDI
MP3

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
3GPP
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
3GPP
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2000 mAh1500 mAh1500 mAh1020 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time16 h
960 min
0.7 days
13 h 18 min
13.3 h
798 min
0.6 days
13 h 18 min
13.3 h
798 min
0.6 days
11 h
660 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time720 h
43200 min
30 days
408 h
24480 min
17 days
408 h
24480 min
17 days
792 h
47520 min
33 days
3G talk time13 h
780 min
0.5 days
10 h 30 min
10.5 h
630 min
0.4 days
10 h 30 min
10.5 h
630 min
0.4 days
-
3G stand-by time720 h
43200 min
30 days
408 h
24480 min
17 days
408 h
24480 min
17 days
-
FeaturesRemovableRemovableRemovableRemovable
Battery model: BN-02Battery model: BN-01Battery model: BN-01Battery model: BL-5C
RM-986 (Dual SIM) - Battery life - up to 12 h; Stand by time - up to 504

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)---1.07 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)---0.77 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)---0.67 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)---0.59 W/kg
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