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Emporia RL1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Emporia RL1. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the performance and size are on the whole positive. The portability and usability also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Emporia RL1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Emporia RL1 from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers really like the portability.


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

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

May, 2017

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (

Emporia RL1 hands-on - Pocket-lint


In our continued quest to own phones that do everything from turning on our TV to keeping up with our social networking lives, it's sometimes hard to

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (

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...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Mobile Choice UK (

Emporia RL1 review -


The ability to blacklist designated numbers from texting you may warn off some unwanted attention

The call quality was poor and for a phone that supposedly caters for the hard of hearing is near unforgiveable

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: What Mobile (

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.

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (

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...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Roger (

Vodafone Emporia RL1


excellent design, straightforward and easy to use,the charging cradle is brilliant

none yet

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Maggie (

Vodafone Emporia RL1


Clear big numbers and easy to use

Poor battery life -more time charging than in use

Nov, 2011
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