Nokia XR20 with Military Grade Design and Snapdragon 480 SoC Launched in India

HMD Globel introduced a new rugged smartphone in the Indian market, called Nokia XR20. It comes with a Military Grade design, IP68 rating, and MIL-STD810H certification which means it can survive in extreme conditions. The HMD Globel claims that it can survive in extreme temperatures ranging from 50-degree Celsius to 20-degree Celsius. It is a 5G capable smartphone that features are Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 chipset, 48MP dual cameras with Zeiss optics, and a 4,630mAh battery. The HMD promises that Nokia XR20 will receive four years of monthly security updates and up to three years of major OS updates.

Nokia XR20 Price and Availablity

The Nokia XR20 will be available in India, carries a price tag of Rs. 46,999 for the single 6GB/128GB storage model. The phone will be available for pre-orders starting October 20, while the sale will start on October 30. It comes in two color options, i.e. Granite and Ultra Blue.

The Nokia XR20 is also offering Nokia Power Earbuds Lite worth Rs. 3,500 and one year of screen protection plan for free to those customers who will pre-order the phone.

The Nokia XR20 is a rugged smartphone that comes with both IP68 rating for dust and water resistance and MIL-STD810H certified. The handset features a 6.67-inch display with full-HD+ resolution (1080 x 2400 pixels). The display has a 20:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Under the hood, it is equipped with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 SoC along with Adreno 619 GPU. The handset is paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Nokia XR20 Specifications

  • Display: 6.67-inch full-HD+
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels
  • Operating System: Android 11
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 SoC
  • GPU: Adreno 619
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB
  • Rear Camera: 48MP+13MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 4,630mAh with 18W fast charging
  • Connectivity: 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS, NavIC, NFC, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack

In the camera department, the handset uses a dual-rear camera module that houses a 48MP main sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and a 13MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. For selfies and video calling, the device offers an 8MP camera under the waterdrop notch that has an f/2.0 aperture. The XR20 uses Zeiss optics for its camera. The phone comes with OZO spatial audio recording along with wind noise cancellation.

In terms of connectivity, it features 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS, NavIC, NFC, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The fingerprint sensor is included in the side penal with a power key button. It packs a 4,630mAh battery that supports 18w fast charging technology. Talking about dimensions, it measures 171.64 x 81.5 x 10.64mm and weighs 248 grams.

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