The Bird Dragon XL is a new eyecandy for the MTK6592 market, boasting as one of the early batch of octa core Android smartphones this new year of 2014. It is packed with an eight-core processor from MediaTek that is clocked at 1.7GHz, with 2GB of RAM under a 5.9 inches Full HD IPS and OGS display. This elegantly designed phablet runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box.
Bird brand is rather a new player for our ears on this China phones scene but they are taking it seriously with their recent release of the Xiaolong XL aka Dragon XL; an octa-core phablet with everything not less of all you had seen before from last year’s trend.
If you are into having what is latest and the best, then you should opt out with an Android phone with 8-cores. MT6592 chipset promises more performance without sacrificing power consumption for the battery conscious. With MediaTek’s new eight-core SoC in the market right now, this opens up for everyone being able to have a flagship experience for their phones at an entry-level price tag.
Today we are going to talk about the Bird Dragon XL. If you are looking for a Chinese phone with NFC support, then good news for you as the new MT6592 chipset supports the said feature.
This phablet is slated with an almost 6-inch display, it has full HD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, the screen is made of IPS and OGS material, it is guaranteed that the display will be vivid, full of details and of vibrant colors.
The camera on the Bird Dragon XL doesnt holds back as well. It is a 13 megapixels shooter on the rear with LED flash, digital zoom and auto-focus. The front-facing snapper is a 5MP camera which is just perfect for selfies or even conventional video-calls.
The Bird Dragon XL has dual-SIM support, and is totally unlocked for any carriers worldwide. It has integrated Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, USB 2.0, GPS and NFC support.
The battery is a 2100mAh pack under the big yet slim body of the Bird Dragon XL. The battery should last you a couple of days before the single charge time runs out, still it managed to pack that amount of juice in a 6.5mm thin body. The unique and clean looking design of the Bird Dragon XL gives it another plus-factor as well.
The Bird Dragon XL sports a 2GB RAM on the inside and a 32GB ROM for internal storage memory.
Bird Dragon XL Full Specs and Features
- Manufacturer: Bird
- Model: Dragon XL
- Phone Style: Bar, multi-touch screen, 6.0 inch Capacitive touchscreen
- Operating System: Android 4.2 OS
- Processor: MTK6592 Octa Core 1.7GHz
- Screen Size: 5.9 inch FHD IPS OGS touchscreen
- Display resolution: 1920*1080 pixels
- Color Support: 16 million colors
- Screen Technology: Multi-touch screen
- 13.0MP rear camera
- 5.0MP front camera
- Connectivity Technology: GSM + WCDMA (Dual SIM Card )
- Network Band: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz + WCDMA 900/2100MHz
- Data Technology: GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE/ WCDMA
- Bluetooth: Yes, 4.0
- WLan: Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
- USB: USB 2.0
- GPS: GPS/A-GPS (Built-in GPS chipset)
- Video Player: AVI, MP4, 3GP, MOV, MKV, FLV
- Audio Player: FLAC, APE, MP3, OGG, AMR, AAC
- Image: JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF
- Ringing Tones: Downloadable
- Message: SMS, MMS, Email
- Phone Book: 1000 contacts
- Brower: HTML
- Game: Downloadable
- Radio: Yes
- Interface/Port: 3.5mm earphone jack / micro USB / OTG
- Battery: Built-in Li-on battery (2100mAh)
- Standby Time: 150-200 hours
- Dimensions: 174*86*6.5mm
- Weight: 175g
- 1 * Bird Dragon XL Android Phone
- 1 * Travel Charger
- 1 * USB Data Cable
- 1 * Headphone
Overall, the Bird Dragon XL is considerably one of the most elegant Octa-Core Android phones in the current market. The design doesn’t screams like it is just some sort of a knock-off. Although it makes me remind of Huawei’s recent phablet, the glass material on the Bird Dragon XL’s front and back got me sold. It is definitely perfect for anyone wanting to have the perfect form-factor phablet with the latest technology at their hands.
Where to buy Bird Dragon XL
The Bird Dragon XL is now available for online orders. It is not the cheapest Octa-Core phone out there but it sure does delivers the quality with respect to its pricing. For more information about the Bird Dragon XL, click here.
For cheaper Octa-Core phones choice, you might want to check out the Star Ulefone U952 or the GFIVE G11, both MT6592 phones under $299.