Wiko View XL: Best Budget Smartphone From Wiko

Wiko View XL image

Wiko View XL is the bigger and upgraded variant of the Wiko View smartphones. The Wiko View smartphones are known for their full view display and the View XL didn’t disappoint in that regard.

To top it all off, the screen is now taller and wider, this is perfect for big screen lovers. There’s 4g LTE connectivity, an upgraded 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space. Let’s find out more.

Wiko View XL Specs and Features

・5.99-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
・Android 7.1 Nougat with 3GB RAM
・Quad-core 1.4GHz Snapdragon 425
・32GB built-in storage
・13MP rear camera and 16MP front camera
・3000mAh removable Battery

Design And Display

The XL variant looks like the View smartphone with its trendy and attractive. It has a Metal frame and Plastic cover back. It’s available in Black, Gold, Deep Bleen and bold Cherry Red colours.

The features at the top middle still remain the same, the camera starts the train, followed by LED flash before the fingerprint scanner. It measures 8.2mm in thickness and weighs 171g overall.

Wiko View XL

The View XL offers a truly immersive visual experience. According to Wiko, users will enjoy an extra-large (XL) display while watching movies or playing games.

It sports an extra-large 5.99-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which has a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and 269 pixels per inch density. It also stretches up to 76.6% screen-to-body ratio.

Hardware and Software

Under the hood, Wiko adopted the Snapdragon 425 from Qualcomm to lead the pack. Which is a 4-core processor that is clocked at 1.4GHz . In the graphics department, the Adreno 308 controls graphics.

Wiko also upgraded the RAM space to 3GB so users can now multitask through more apps as well. For storing files, it has a bigger 32GB storage space which is expandable up to 128GB. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system.

Camera And Connectivity

The 13MP rear camera captures stunning and artistic images. Furthermore, the camera comes with a LED flash and other internal features like live portrait blur, live filters and Face Beauty mode. While for radiant selfies, it sports a 16MP selfie shooter with auto-HDR.

The View XL supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.

Battery And Availability

The Wiko View XL is powered by a removable 3000mAh battery with no fast charging technology. Wiko View XL is available on shopping stores, starting from $149 to $179, that’s about (N50,000 – N60,000).

Wiko View XL Full Specs

LAUNCH
・Announced: October 2017
・Status: Available. October 2017

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)

DESIGN
・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 158.1 x 76.5 x 8.2 mm
・Colour: Black, Gold, Deep Bleen, Cherry Red
・Weight: 171g

・Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.99-inch
・Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels
・Pixel Density: 269ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 76.6%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 7.1 Nougat
・Processor: Quad-core 1.4GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 308

STORAGE
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 32GB
・RAM: 3GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 13MP
・Front Camera: 16MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: Yes

FEATURES
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Face Unlock: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, gyroscope, compass
・USB: 2.0
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3000mAh
・Type: Li-Po
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: No

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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