After launching the iconic Nokia 3310 way back in 2000, HMD Global has now revealed the new Nokia XR20 Rugged 5G smartphone, the company claims it to be a smartphone for which you will not need a mobile case forever. With its bold design, Nokia is also promising longevity by providing the latest software updates – 3 years of OS updates and 4 years of monthly security updates. Nokia XR20 will be made available in the US and UK on August 24th for $549 (with starting price in India could be Rs. 25,000).
Specs of Nokia XR20
To give rugged durability mid-ranger Nokia XR20 smartphone comes with Gorilla Glass Victus which is the toughest screen yet on Nokia smartphones. It also follows the MIL-STD 810H standards like the ability to resist temperatures from 131 degrees F (55 degrees C) down to -7.6 degrees F (-22 degrees C) and protection from drops from 5.9 feet (1.8 meters). The device is also rated with IP68 as it can resist submersion in 4.9 feet (1.5 meters) of water for up to an hour. Meaning you can even wash the phone with soap and water if you want to.
With all of this Nokia XR20 looks like a normal smartphone but I wonder if even The Rock can break it easily.
However, HMD global has shared a clip of XR20 testing, which you can see below:
Nokia XR20 comes with a 6.67-inch 1080p screen covered in Gorilla Glass Victus with a 60Hz screen refresh rate and 550 nits max brightness. The display supports touch input even with wet hands and gloves. Coming to optics it has two rear-facing cameras – a 48MP primary camera and a 13MP ultra-wide sensor with ZEISS optics and dual-LED flash. On the front, it has an 8MP selfie camera.
Under the hood, it features a Snapdragon 480 SoC and 5G modem coupled with 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, 4,630mAH battery, and has the ability of Qi Wireless charging. The Nokia XR20 is mounted with a fingerprint scanner, a microSD card slot, a 3.5mm audio jack, stereo speakers and runs on Android 11 out-of-the-box.
Pricing and Availability
The Nokia XR20 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant is priced at $549 and where the 4GB RAM/64 GB storage variant is priced at $399. Both variants come in Ultra Blue and Granite Gray colors and will go on sale in the US and UK on August 24th.
The Nokia XR20 offering 3 years of OS upgrades and 4 years of monthly security updates. And there is a possibility that the first update is of Android 12. They also giving two years warranty and first screen replacement if it breaks in the first year. With all of these offerings, they are also promising to plant 50 trees for each Nokia XR20 sold.
Along with this Nokia C30 smartphone has also launched with a 6.8-inch screen with a 6,000mAH battery which lasts 3 days and is priced at £99 for 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage version. Next up is the classic Nokia 6310 with a 2G-only feature available for £49.
Last but not least, Nokia Clarity Earbuds Comfort, Micro and Pro series which all comes with ANC has also been announced.
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