The rugged Volla Phone X23 offers double security with its IP68 dust and water-proof casing and an uncompromising privacy respecting, open source operating system, combined with a unique user experience. The device has a 48 megapixel camera with 8 megapixel macro lens, 128 GB internal memory, a powerful 8-core processor. The bright display and long lasting 5000 mAh removable battery are perfect for outdoor activities. You can get the device pre-installed with Ubuntu Touch or as a 2nd operating system with the unique multi-boot feature of Volla OS.
Features & Usability
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State: In development
Q: What does this port need to get better?
A: Complete the following features:
Automated Usability (beta)
The device has basic data capabilities and can connect to mobile networks (as applicable), but currently offers minimal features, and some of the smart functionalities might not work yet. It can be a very nice second device.
Community strength (beta)
- Carrier info, signal strength
- Data connection
- Dual SIM functionality
- Incoming, outgoing calls
- MMS in, out
- PIN unlock
- SMS in, out
- Change audio routings
- Voice in calls
- Volume control in calls
- 24+ hours battery lifetime
- 7+ days stability
- Boot into UI
- Hardware video playback
- AppArmor patches
- Battery percentage
- Offline charging
- Online charging
- Recovery image
- Reset to factory defaults
- RTC time
- SD card storage
- Shutdown / Reboot
- Wireless charging
- Wireless External monitor
- Flight mode
- FM radio
- Volume control
- MTP access
- ADB access
Confirmed, depending on the maintenance
If there is a link here, follow it to learn more' '
Working to some extent but with issues
Issue is not specific to this device
Subject to port development
The issues listed below are present in most or all of the devices depending on the technology they are built on.
Cellular data is not available on SIM 2 when two are inserted.
All devices on Focal
Calling over VoLTE is not supported, please check that this is not a requirement in your country.
Halium and Legacy ports
Devices may take longer than usual to get the first GPS fix because of missing Assisted GPS support.
The device hardware does not support these features, if you need them, please consider a different device.
- Double touch to wake
- Wired External monitor
This device gets updates through these channels, learn more about OTA updates
|Ubuntu Release||Channel||Version||Release Date||Description|
|20.04 - focal||stable||OTA-2||7/27/2023||Stability over newer features (recommended)|
|20.04 - focal||rc||2023-W30||7/27/2023||Testing before the next stable release|
|20.04 - focal||devel||2023-09-28||9/28/2023||Daily built development releases|
|CPU||Octa-core ARM (2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.2 GHz + 6x Cortex-A55 @ 2.0 GHz cores)|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G99, MT6789|
|GPU||ARM Mali-G57 MC2 (Valhall) @ 850 MHz, 2 cores|
|Storage||128 GB, UFS 2.1|
|Memory||6 GB, LPDDR4X @ 2133 MHz|
|Battery||5000 mAh, Li-Polymer, Removable|
|Display||6.1" IPS, 1560 x 720 (282 PPI), U-notch, Rounded corners|
|Rear Camera||48MP (f/1.79, 1440p30 video) + 8MP (f/2.2 ultra wide-angle / macro lens), PDAF, LED flash|
|Front Camera||16MP (f/2.0)|
|Dimensions||160.9 mm x 80 mm x 12.2 mm|
|Release date||May 2023|
Report an Issue for
Volla Phone X23
Did the maintainer say that feature ‘works’ but you know from doing it that
it really doesn’t?
Start by searching the device issue , if you found it, hopefully the porter is on it. 'Subscribe' to the issue in case it get solved.
Couldn't find it?
Uh-oh… Well it is time to let the porter and everyone else know about the fail and send the tech magic back to the workshop for a makeover.
1. Read 'Bug Reporting' section in UBports docs on 'How to report a bug'.
2. Then (this time), head to the device repository and submit it, so the porter knows about it.