Rugged Nokia XR20 headlines launch of two smartphones and one feature phone
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has today announced it has released three new devices: the Nokia XR20, Nokia C30, and Nokia 6310.
The Nokia XR20 is a rugged device, with an IP68 rating making it water and dust resistant. It is able to withstand extreme temperatures, 1.8m drops, and one hour underwater.
The smartphone has a 6.67-inch FHD+ IPS LCD screen and its screen is covered in “the toughest glass out there” – Gorilla Glass Victus. The XR20 offers 5G connectivity and is powered by the Snapdragon 480 processor.
It has a 48MP+13MP dual camera with ZEISS Optics, OZO spatial audio and innovative imaging solutions.
Finally, the battery is 4,630mAh which promises up to two days of power. It can be topped up by 18W of wired or 15W of wireless charging.
The Nokia C30 comes with the largest battery and biggest screen yet on a Nokia smartphone with a 6.82-inch HD+ display.
It is powered by the Unisoc SC9863A chipset and is 4G-compatible with 10W charging.
The smartphone has a 6000mAh battery and has a 13MP main camera, a 2MP depth sensor and a 5MP front camera.
Nokia’s newest feature phone features a 2.8-inch curved panel and a 1,150 mAh battery that promises weeks of use.
It is powered by the Unisoc 6531F chipset and has 2G support, a 3.5mm headphone jack, internet connectivity, and built-in Snake.
HMD Global CEO Florian Seiche said: “We are tapping into consumer pain points around durability and longevity.
“We did a global trend report and found that 73 per cent of consumers want to keep their phone for longer and would if their devices were maintained over time. At HMD, we are empowering people to avoid early device replacement and encouraging a more sustainable consumption through our longevity promises.
“We are delighted to announce the Nokia XR20 – a life-proof phone with our trademark sleek, Nordic design that we built for both consumers and enterprises.
“Today we also grow our refreshed X-series and C-series with two shining examples of what these ranges stand for. Our goal is to provide people with products they will love, trust and want to keep for longer.”
The Nokia XR20 will be available to pre-order in the UK from Nokia.com/phones starting 27 July with stock available imminently. It comes in Ultra Blue and Granite colour options – 4/64GB for £399 and 6/128GB for £449.