Today HMD Global has introduced several new products, including the Nokia XR20 and Nokia C30 smartphones, where the focus is on long battery life. And the first is also distinguished by an increased level of protection. The new devices come out with the mobile brand’s new motto in mind: “Love it, trust it, keep it”. The company promises years of software and security updates, which HMD Global believes should encourage users to choose its products and use them longer.
The Nokia XR20 is the first rugged smartphone from the company to support IP68 and MIL-STD-810G. This means that it will survive falls from a height of up to 1.8 m, immersion in water and mud for one hour without damage to itself. Moreover, the company even recommends washing it with soap, if necessary.
To make the smartphone almost invulnerable, rubberized and durable materials were used; and the display has Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Among the advantages of the Nokia XR20 is the fact that its IPS-display with a diagonal of 6.67 inches with FullHD + resolution reacts to touch with wet or dirty fingers. But, alas, its refresh rate is 60 Hz.
The Nokia XR20 has a side fingerprint scanner, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a microSD card slot and speakers with OZO technology. The main camera is dual with sensors 48 Mp + 13 Mp (shirik), ZEISS optics have been integrated and the OZO Spatial Audio sound capture function with wind noise cancellation has been offered.
Nokia XR20 and Nokia C30 are here
The Nokia XR20 is based on Snapdragon 480, it has 4/6 GB of RAM and 64/128 GB of permanent memory; an 8 MP selfie camera and a microSD card slot up to 512 GB. The smartphone is running Android 11, and the company is guaranteeing an upgrade to Android 12 and Android 13. The battery capacity is 4360 mAh with 18W fast charging and can be wirelessly charged at 15W. According to the manufacturer, one charge should be enough for 2 days of operation. However, it is always worth remembering that the real autonomy directly depends on the use cases of the Nokia XR 20.
In the US, the smartphone will be available for $ 549.99 from August 24; and on the global market, it will start selling from July 27 for 499 euros.
The Nokia C-series has also got a new member with the C30 smartphone. Nokia C30 has a conservative plastic case weighing 237 grams and 9.9 mm thick. It received a 6.82-inch HD + screen, a 5MP front camera and a 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera (depth sensor).
Nokia C30 is running the UNISOC SC9863A processor in cooperation with 2/3 GB of RAM; there is 32/64 GB of storage, a 6000 mAh battery and a slot for memory cards up to 256 GB. Smartphone sales start worldwide from today at a price of 99 euros.