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Emporia RL 1

Emporia RL 1
alaScore 77

6 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the screen. The value for money is also appreciated. Some have doubts about the design.

usability, value for money, screen


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Emporia RL 1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 6 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Emporia RL 1


alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of Emporia RL 1 from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on


0% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Emporia ESSENCE VF1 / RL1 Vodafone Branding - sim-free,

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Emporia RL1 Review


The Emporia RL1 is a phone built with the elderly in mind. It features a big numeric keypad, a high contrast OLED display, a minimalistic user interface, an LED flashlight, and a docking station has been included in the set...

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Vodafone Emporia RL1


A budget mobile phone that wants to be a home phone.

Good call quality ; OLED screen ; Good value

No emergency call button ; Severe square design - an acquired taste

While it makes each letter easy to see, Jumbo leaves each menu option cut off at the edge of the screen, forcing you to wait for the painfully slow scroll to kick in to read the rest of the entry. Unless you have significantly compromised vision, the...


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Emporia RL1 review


Vodafone has a long history of simple, effective handsets that don't boggle the mind and do the basics well. At first glance, this phone looks a bit odd: thin plastic, rough to the touch almost, with the power button on the side.

Takes ease of use to new levels – there’s nothing but a few chunky keys and a screen.

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