Nokia XR20 has been confirmed to be launched in India soon. Licensee HMD Global announced that this rugged smartphone will begin accepting pre-orders on October 20. Nokia XR20 was launched globally in July and is equipped with IP68 and MIL-STD810H certified versions. Under the hood, it is equipped with Snapdragon 480 SoC with up to 6GB of RAM. The 6.67-inch Full HD+ display of the Nokia XR20 uses Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protector, designed for wet hands and gloved work.
Through a tweet, Nokia announced that it will soon launch the Nokia XR20 rugged smartphone in India. The company also announced in the comments on the post that interested buyers can start pre-ordering smartphones on October 20. There is a microsite on the official website, but at the time of writing this article, it only throws out the text: “Unfortunately, the page you are looking for cannot be found.” However, another microsite celebrates the relationship between Nokia XR20 and the latest James Bond movie-there is no time to die.
Nokia XR20 price in India (expected)
Nokia XR20 made its global debut in late July, and its 4GB + 64GB storage version is priced at 499 Euros (approximately Rs 43,600). The price of the 6GB + 128GB storage version is 579 Euros (approximately Rs 50,600). In Europe, this rugged smartphone is available in granite and super blue shades.
Nokia XR20 specifications (expected)
The European model of Nokia XR20 runs Android 11. It is equipped with a 6.67-inch full HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixel) display with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The display is designed to work with wet hands and gloves. This rugged smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 SoC and is paired with up to 6GB of RAM.
In terms of optics, the Nokia XR20 has a dual rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel main sensor and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor. Both sensors use Zeiss optics and have pre-loading functions such as SpeedWarp mode and Action Cam mode. On the front, the phone has an 8-megapixel selfie shooter.
The Nokia XR20 has up to 128GB of onboard storage space and can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 512GB). Connection options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/A-GPS/NavIC, NFC, USB Type-C and 3.5 mm headphone jack. On-board sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, proximity sensor and side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
HMD Global claims that the Nokia XR20 can withstand a drop of 1.8 meters and, thanks to the MIL-STD810H certification, can survive underwater for up to an hour. In addition, this rugged smartphone has also passed the IP68 dustproof and waterproof certification. It is equipped with a 4,630mAh battery and supports 18W wired and 15W wireless charging. Nokia XR20 measures 171.64×81.5×10.64 mm and weighs 248 grams.