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Medion Life Series

Medion Life E5020-MD99616Processor: unknown, NVIDIA Tegra 3, Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM8929, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Graphics Adapter: unknown, NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Qualcomm Adreno 405, Qualcomm Adreno 505
Display: 4.7 inch, 5 inch, 5.5 inch
Weight: 0.128kg, 0.13kg, 0.14kg, 0.145kg, 0.157kg, 0.16kg, 0.161kg
Price: 200, 300 euro
Average Score: 79.33% - good
Average of 15 scores (from 21 reviews)
price: 68%, performance: 72%, features: 80%, display: 82%
mobility: 72%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 90%

 

Medion Life X4701-MD 98272

Specifications

Medion Life X4701-MD 98272Notebook: Medion Life X4701-MD 98272
Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 3
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 3)
Display: 4.7 inch, 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixels
Weight: 0.16kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Medion homepage
 Medion notebook section
 Life X4701-MD 98272 (Model)

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Average Score: 83.5% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

86% Preiswertes Smartphone mit Nvidia Tegra 3
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2014
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 83% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 90%
81% Medion Life X4701 (MD 98272)
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 1/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 81%

 

Medion Life X5001

The Medion Life X5001 is a powerful yet simple looking smartphone in the 5 inch screen category. From the front, there is a black glossy bezel around the screen which also contains the menu, home and back button at the bottom. The back cover is equally elegant with its full black finish and the edges of the device are rounded off. Only the camera cut-out, flash and the simple Medion X5001 branding are located on the low-profile back cover. The Android KitKat 4.4 device packs in a powerful 2.0 GHz octa-core processor, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory. Users can expand the storage capacity using a microSD card by up to 32 GB. The Medion Life X5001 is a dual-SIM device that uses the micro-SIM standard. The 5 inch Full HD panel with IPS technology produces vivid colors and sharp images. The smartphone features a high quality rear sensor with 13 MP and a 5 MP front sensor. Other features on the Medion Life X5001 are Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and FM radio capability. The 130 g smartphone packs in a 2150 mAh Li-Ion battery giving superb battery life. Medion offers a 3-year warranty assurance which proves that the Medion Life X5001 is made high quality.

Specifications

Medion Life X5001Notebook: Medion Life X5001
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 5 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.13kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Medion homepage
 Medion notebook section
 Life X5001 (Model)

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Average Score: 72.67% - average

Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

73% Teure Enttäuschung
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 62% features: 78% display: 87% mobility: 56%
54% Günstiges Full HD-Smartphone ausprobiert
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/12/2015
Rating: Total score: 54% features: 60% mobility: 40% workmanship: 40%
91% Medion Life X5001
Source: SFT - Heft 6/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 91%
Gute Leistung für 177
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/01/2015

 

Medion Life X5004-MD99238

The Medion Life is the crossover between the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S6. The beautifully designed phone runs on Android Lollipop OS. It has a big 5-inch Full HD display (1080p) with vibrant colors. The screen is also shatterproof and very strong because of Gorilla Glass 3. Medion is a German subsidiary to the highly accomplished electronics company Lenovo. Thanks to an Octacore CPU and 2 GB of RAM, the phones runs smoothly and is suitable for multitasking. It offers very fast Internet surfing with the LTE capabilities. The internal storage has a capacity of 16 GB and the storage capacity can expanded with a MicroSD card by up to 128 GB. The 13 MP camera catches the minutest details in a picture. Moreover, the phone supports dual SIM. Thus, users can use both personal and business phone services in one phone. The phone is also very light and portable at only 124 gram. It is available in two colors, black and silver. The phone has two speakers on the bottom and all the buttons are on the left hand side. The back is full glass, which is a sleek design with built-in battery. The Medion Life is very slim and very easy to use.

Specifications

Medion Life X5004-MD99238Notebook: Medion Life X5004-MD99238
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 405
Display: 5 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.14kg
Price: 300 euro
Links: Medion homepage
 Medion notebook section
 Life X5004-MD99238 (Model)

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Average Score: 86% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

83% Medion X5004
Source: Computerbild - Heft 11/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 83%
89% Medion Life X5004
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/10/2015
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 84% features: 94% display: 95% mobility: 82%
Günstiges Hofer-Handy mit LTE
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/12/2015

 

Medion Life X5020

The Medion Life X5020 is a well-built smartphone equipped with capable hardware. There are three colors to choose from; black, white and rose-gold. The chassis feels solid in hand. The back panel has a glossy finish, while the perimeter is surrounded by a heavy-duty bezel matching the selected color choice. Display on the Medion Life X5020 is a 5 inch Brilliant Full HD panel with IPS technology with good brightness levels and saturation. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass with superb scratch resistance. The Android 5.0 Lollipop device comes with a powerful ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz, 3 GB of RAM and an internal storage of 32 GB. The storage capacity can be increased by 128 GB with a microSD. There are a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front shooter. The Medion Life X5020 comes with dual-sim support and LTE connectivity. Other features are Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM radio, and various software suites. Battery life on the Medion Life X5020 is provided by a 2600 mAh Li-Ion pack and the overall weight of the device is 140 g.

Specifications

Medion Life X5020Notebook: Medion Life X5020
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 405
Display: 5 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.14kg
Price: 300 euro
Links: Medion homepage
 Medion notebook section
 Life X5020 (Model)

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Average Score: 78.75% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

64% Medion Life X5020 mit 5-Zoll-Display und Dual-SIM
Source: Android User German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 64% price: 50% display: 80% mobility: 80%
87% Medion Life X5020 im Test: Stimmen Preis und Leistung?
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/22/2016
Rating: Total score: 87% features: 90% workmanship: 87% ergonomy: 85%
84% iPhone-Klon vom ALDI-Hersteller
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 76% features: 97% display: 61% mobility: 93%
80% Medion Life X5020
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/04/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Medion Life S5004-MD99707

Medion is a German consumer electronics company which mainly produces computers and notebooks. However, the company also makes smartphones, tablet computers, digital cameras, TVs, household electronic products and fitness equipment, which also have good reviews. The Life S5004-MD99707 is an affordable but decent smartphone. Its outer shell from polycarbonate with a chic metal frame. It measures at 72 x 143 x 8 mm (W x H x D) and weighs approximately 128 g, which is relatively thin and light when compared to similar sized phones. On the left side, there are a micro SD tray and the volume rocker buttons, which look like they were taken out of older generation Samsung devices. A single piece controls the up-down function rather than 2 independent pieces. On the right side, there are the power button and a SIM card tray. The 3.5 mm headphone jack sits on the top side and the bottom side houses the micro USB port with speakers on both of its sides. The antennas run at both sides and the bottom part of the phone. Its rounded edges and silver lining around the top glass piece gives it a slightly premium look. The Medion Life S5004-MD99707 supports dual micro-SIM, which is good for those who have two different numbers or networks. This feature is especially useful for people who travels frequently and use SIM cards from other countries. The smartphones comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 processor, 1 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory. While the internal memory is relatively small at only 16 GB, the storage is expandable up to 64 GB with a microSD or a microSDHC memory card. For the operating system, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, which is certainly not the latest. There are no words from Medion regarding any upgrades, but the phone does support Medion's OTA (Over the Air) updates. It also comes with a free 30 days trial antivirus software, which provides protection from viruses and malware. The 5-inch IPS display with an aspect ratio of 16:9 features a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. To further protect the display from scratches and damages, it comes with three screen protectors. Two of the screen protectors are anti-glare screen protectors and one is a crystal clear screen protector. Anti-glare screen protectors reflect less to light and capture fewer fingerprints, whereas the crystal clear screen protector delivers high contrast color display, but reflects light and could capture fingerprints. The rear camera of the smartphone is a 13 MP camera with autofocus, flash and digital zoom. The 5 MP front camera is apt for selfies and video calls. The smartphone comes with a 2320 mAh Li-Ion battery, which isn't much, but it is good enough for the screen size and resolution. As for connectivity, the smartphone features WiFi 802.11 b/g /n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and 2G/3G/4G network. The Life S5004-MD99707 is a good choice for a budget friendly decent smartphone. It is a good smartphone for very basic usage. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Medion Life S5004-MD99707Notebook: Medion Life S5004-MD99707
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM8929
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 405
Display: 5 inch, 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixels
Weight: 0.128kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Medion homepage
 Medion notebook section

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Average Score: 70% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

70% Von Haus aus geschützt
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Medion Life S5504

Specifications

Medion Life S5504Notebook: Medion Life S5504
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM8929
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 405
Display: 5.5 inch, 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixels
Weight: 0.145kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Medion homepage
 Medion notebook section

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Average Score: 85% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

85% Medion S5504
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 84% performance: 40% features: 60% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 80%
Medion S5504
Source: Smartphone Magazin - Heft 1/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2016

 

Medion Life X5520-MD99607

Specifications

Medion Life X5520-MD99607Notebook: Medion Life X5520-MD99607
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 505
Display: 5.5 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.161kg
Price: 300 euro
Links: Medion homepage
 Medion notebook section

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Average Score: 81.5% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

80% Medion X5520
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
solide Mittelklasse, kein Premium
Source: RP-Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2016
Medion X5520
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/18/2016
83% die deutsche Premium-Mittelklasse
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 82% display: 88% mobility: 84%

 

Medion Life E5020-MD99616

Specifications

Medion Life E5020-MD99616Notebook: Medion Life E5020-MD99616
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 5 inch, 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixels
Weight: 0.157kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Medion homepage
 Medion notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Günstiges Smartphone mit viel Speicher
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/19/2016

 

Comment

Medion: Medion AG is a German consumer electronics company. It operates in Europe, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region. The main products are computers, TVs, refrigerators, toasters, and fitness equipment. The manufacturer of laptops Medion mainly is active in the German market, but to smaller extent also in Western Europe. Market shares and amount of reviews are low. Above all, supermarkets like Aldi sell their laptops. In 2011, Medion has been acquired by the laptop manufacturer Lenovo. Medion reviews
These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 3): Integrated Ultra Low Power (ULP) graphics card in the Tegra 3 SoC. Similar to the Tegra 2 GPU but with additional pixel shaders and optimizations. unknown: Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

Qualcomm Adreno 405: Integrated graphics card for ARM based SoCs. Depending on the used SoC the clock rate is around 500 MHz and features 48 unified shaders.Qualcomm Adreno 505: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
NVIDIA Tegra:

3: High-End-SoC for tablets and large smartphones which integrates 4 ARM Cortex A9 Cores and a power saving companion core. Furthermore, a GeForce LP GPU is included that is based on the old GeForce 7. :

Qualcomm Snapdragon:

615 MSM8939:

Mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU cores (Cortex-A53, 64-bit capable) and an Adreno 405 GPU. Manufactured in a 28 nm LP process.

415 MSM8929: Mid-range ARM-SoC with 8 CPU cores (64-Bit Cortex-A53 with up to 1.4 GHz)430: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, a DDR3L-1600 memory controller as well as an X6 LTE (Cat. 4) modem.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.128 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

0.161 kg:


79.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Current Prices
Medion Life X5520-MD99607
Medion Life X5520-MD99607
Medion Life X5520-MD99607
Medion Life S5504
Medion Life S5504
Medion Life S5504
Medion Life S5004-MD99707
Medion Life S5004-MD99707
Medion Life X4701-MD 98272
Medion Life X5004-MD99238
Medion Life X5004-MD99238
Medion Life X5004-MD99238
Medion Life X5004-MD99238
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Stefan Hinum, 2015-01- 8 (Update: 2015-01- 8)