More photos of the Bird Snapdragon XL show a Xiaomi Mi3-like phone with 8-core processor

Bird have 2 very attractive Android smartphones ready to arrive on the bustling Chinese phone market, one of them being the Snapdragon XL with Xiaomi Mi3 design and 8-core processor.

The XL is a high-end Mediatek phone from Chinese phone maker Bird. As the name suggests the phone packs a larger than average 6-inch display, but in a wafer thin 6.5mm body.

bird snapdragon XL specifications

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Previous rumours have turned out to be accurate and the Bird Snapdragon XL will have 1.7Ghz 8-core processor which is likely the new 8-core MTK6592 processor from Mediatek. The above leaked presentation image also lists a 6-inch 1920 x 1080 display, 2GB RAM, 32GB memory, Micro SD, 8 mega-pixel rear camera, 5 mega-pixel front and a rather small 2100mAh battery.

Hands on photos of the actual device show a phone which isn’t to unlike the Xiaomi Mi3 in design, which is by no means a problem for us.

bird snapdragon xl rear

It appears that the battery is non user replaceable, which could be a problem with just a 2100mAh built-in, however Bird have done the right thing of offering dual-SIM and a micro SD card slot, all of which can be seen listed on the rear.

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  1. petfalcon
    October 27, 2013

    all that power and all that jazz and then the endourance of a snail.Do they really believe people dont notice the battery indicator when using high end phones?When i first got my hands on the oppo find 5 i was ammazed .Great specs beautifull screen ,fast internet etc etc .But i had been using it for ionly 5 minutes and saw the battery drain before my eyes.That was the reason i didnt buy it right then and there..
    Please phone makers, start making athletes that dont just look ninja for 5 seconds and then fall to the ground panting like a senior.
    Give your phones some endourance

  2. StigtriX
    October 27, 2013

    This looks nothing like the Xiaomi Mi3… This looks like a Sony Z1 clone. Just look at the back and the buttons on the right side 😉