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70
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
70

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

For its price, the X has respectable features and good hardware. However, its confusing ecosystem and numerous performance issues make it hard to recommend over similarly priced budget phones.

Pros
  • Reasonable hardware for the price
  • Battery life is good for most tasks
Cons
  • Poor performance and responsiveness
  • No access to Google services
  • Can't multitask from apps
  • Mediocre call quality
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Scores

Engadget

70
 

User Reviews

50
Adityan
Nokia still hasn't figured out to make phones which are easy to use. The receptiveness...read more
80
vikky1989
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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66
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

77
 

Display

51
 

Battery life

78
 

Camera

47
 

Ease of use

60
 

Design and form factor

80
 

Portability (size / weight)

80
 

Media support

80
 

Durability

84
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

60
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
80

Engadget

80
 

Critic

80
 

User

Not yet scored
 
84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
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Engadget

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Critic

80
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

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