The HMD Global announced the company’s first Nokia XR20 rugged Smartphone in the new XR series. The phone sports a 6.67-inch FHD+ punch-hole display with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection for a better durability. It is powered by Snapdragon 480 5G SoC and run Android 11 with three years of software upgrades and three years of security updates. The phone also features Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Google Assistant button and top-mounted customizable button.
This phone is a waterproof (IP68) with a sleek casing that is made to the MIL-STD-810H military standard, has 1.5m drop protection, can be submerged to depths of 1.5m for 30 minutes, and the company says that it is built for conditions far harsher than the rough and tumble of everyday life. There’s a programmable top button, so you can make your most frequent task more accessible. There’s also an accessory loop lets for attaching a lanyard.
The Nokia XR20 rugged phone features dual rear cameras a 48MP main camera with ZEISS Optics and a 13MP ultra-wide camera. On the front side it has an 8MP front camera. It has stereo speakers, OZO spatial audio and all-new SpeedWarp mode with super-stabilization lets you fast-forward to the key moments. It packs a 4630mAh battery with 18W wired and 15W wireless charging.
Nokia XR20 specifications
The phone sports 6.67-inch (2400×1080 pixels) FHD+ 20:9 aspect ratio display, up to 550 nits brightness, Wet hands and gloves compatibility, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
The phone is powered by Octa Core Snapdragon 480 8nm Mobile Platform (2GHz x 2+1.8GHz x 6 Kryo 540 CPUs) with Adreno 619 GPU and runs Android 11.
The phone comes with 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD.
The phone features double rear cameras a 48MP rear camera with ƒ/1.79 aperture, LED flash, ZEISS Optics, 13MP 123° ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, OZO Audio.
On the front side it has 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Connectivity & Sensors
The phone supports 5G SA/NSA (n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n28, n41, n66, n77/n78 international bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 2×2 MiMo, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou/ QZSS/NavIC, USB Type-C. It has Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD), 3.5mm audio jack, Extra loud Stereo speakers (96dB), OZO Playback and it is Water resistant (IP68), MIL-STD 810H certified.
Battery and Dimensions
The phone packs a 4630mAh (typical) battery with 18W wired charging, 15W Qi wireless charging and phone dimension is 171.64 x 81.5 x 9.1mm and weight is 10.64g.
Price and Availability
The Nokia XR20 is priced at $550 (Rs. 40,880 approx.) for 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version in US. However, it is priced at €499 (US$ 589 / Rs. 43,790 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version in Europe. While, it is priced at £399 (US$ 551 / Rs. 40,995 approx.) for 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version in UK. And, it costs £449 (US$ 620 / Rs. 46,130 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version. The phone comes in Granite and Ultra Blue colours. It is already rolling out in Europe and UK and will roll out in the US from August 24.
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