In India, the Nokia XR20 will be launch soon. Pre-orders for the rugged smartphone will begin on October 20th, according to HMD Global, the licensee. The Nokia XR20 is an IP68 and MIL-STD810H certified smartphone that was released worldwide in July. It’s powered by a Snapdragon 480 processor with up to 6GB of RAM. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protects the Nokia XR20’s 6.67-inch full-HD+ display, which is designed to work with wet hands and gloves.
In a tweet, Nokia confirmed that the Nokia XR20 rugged smartphone will be launch in India soon. In a comment on the post, the company also stated that interested buyers can pre-order the smartphone starting October 20. The official website mentions a microsite, but at the time of writing, it only displayed the following text: “Unfortunately, the page you were looking for could not be found.” The Nokia XR20’s connection to the latest James Bond film, No Time to Die, is celebrated on another microsite.
Price of Nokia XR20 in India (expected)
The Nokia XR20 was released in late July around the world, with a price of EUR 499 for the 4GB + 64GB storage variant (roughly Rs. 43,600). The option with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage costs EUR 579 (roughly Rs. 50,600). In Europe, the rugged smartphone comes in two colours: Granite and Ultra Blue.
Specifications of the Nokia XR20 (expected)
Android 11 is pre-installed on the Nokia XR20 European model. It features a Corning Gorilla Glass Victus-protected 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The display is not affected by wet hands or gloves. The tough phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 processor and up to 6GB of RAM.
Nokia XR20’s optics include a 48-megapixel primary sensor and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor on the back. Both sensors come with ZEISS optics and preloaded features such as SpeedWarp and Action Cam. The phone has an 8-megapixel selfie camera on the front.
The Nokia XR20 has up to 128GB of internal storage that can be expanded with a microSD card (up to 512GB). 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS/ NavIC, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack are among the connectivity options. An accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, proximity sensor, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor are among the onboard sensors.
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On the back of the Nokia XR20 are a 48-megapixel primary sensor and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor. Both sensors include ZEISS optics as well as pre-installed features like SpeedWarp and Action Cam. On the front of the phone is an 8-megapixel selfie camera.
The Nokia XR20 has an internal storage capacity of up to 128GB that can be expanded with a microSD card (up to 512GB). Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS/ NavIC, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, proximity sensor, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
HMD Global claims that the Nokia XR20 can withstand a drop from 1.8 meters and can survive for up to an hour underwater thanks to its MIL-STD810H certification. According to IP68 standards, the rugged smartphone is also dust and water-resistant. It has a 4,630mAh battery with 18W wired and 15W wireless charging capabilities. The Nokia XR20 weighs 248 grams and is 171.64×81.5×10.64mm in size.