Nokia XR20 5G launched Globally with 6.67-inch FHD+ display, military-grade durability, IP68 waterproof body

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Nokia XR20 launch

Today, HMD Global has launched its first rugged 5G smartphone the Nokia XR20 in the new XR series, as expected. It is a waterproof smartphone with an IP68 rating and has a sleek casing that is made to the MIL-STD-810H military standard, 1.5m drop protection, and can be submerged to depths of 1.5m for 30 minutes. The company says that this phone was built for conditions far harsher than the rough and tumble of everyday life.

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This phone has the same 6.67-inch FHD+ punch-hole displays as the X20 but comes with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection for better durability. It runs on the Snapdragon 480 5G processor with up to 6GB RAM, 128GB UFS 2.1 storage, and works on Android 11 with 3-years of software upgrades as well as security updates.

Nokia XR20 water proof

It has a dual rear camera setup where a 48MP primary camera with ZEISS Optics, along with a 13MP ultra-wide camera, and on the front side has an 8MP punch-hole camera. It features stereo speakers, OZO spatial audio, and all-new SpeedWarp mode with super-stabilization that lets you fast-forward to the key moments. It is powered by a 4630mAh battery that supports 18W fast wired charging and also supports 15W wireless charging.

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Nokia XR20 Specifications -

Display6.67-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
ProcessorOcta-Core Snapdragon 480 8nm Mobile Platform (2GHz x 2+1.8GHz x 6 Kryo 540 CPUs) with Adreno 619 GPU
RAM/Storage4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
OS/UIAndroid 11
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
Rear Cameras48MP  rear camera with ƒ/1.79 aperture, LED flash, ZEISS Optics, 13MP 123° ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, OZO Audio
Front Camera8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Google Assistant button, Top-mounted customizable button
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Extra loud Stereo speakers (96dB), OZO Playback
  • Water-resistant (IP68), MIL-STD 810H certified
Dimensions171.64 x 81.5 x 10.64 mm
Weight248 g
Connectivity5G 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
Battery/Charger4630mAh (typical) battery with 18W wired charging, 15W Qi wireless charging

The Nokia XR20 comes in Granite and Ultra Blue colors, and the pricing and availability are -

  • It will available from August 24 in the US priced at $550 (Rs. 40,880 approx.) for a 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version.
  • It is now available in Europe priced at €499 (US$ 589 / Rs. 43,790 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version.
  • It is also available in the UK starting at £399 (US$ 551 / Rs. 40,995 approx.) for 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version and £449 (US$ 620 / Rs. 46,130 approx.) for 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version.