nokia xr20

Nokia XR20 is a rugged smartphone for really tough circumstances such as industrial area or military ground. The handset promises to survive through wide operating temperature, water submersions, scratches, cracks, and electric shocks. Let's check out what other stuff it has to do. Pros Water and Shock Proof Latest Android OS Non-stop Battery Wireless Charging Capability 5G connectivity Cons Aggressive Look Low-quality Photography Weak Chipset Heavy-weight Design Nokia XR20 is a bulky phone with a flat screen and a punch hole selfie camera. Other keys like On/off screen and Fingerprint Sensor got the position at the right side. A square matrix camera is there on the back. Luckily, a 3.5 mm jack and USB Type C are available at the bottom. Nokia has installed OZO stereo sound speakers for high quality audio. Crafted with rubbery Plastic, Nokia XR20 is well-engineered. It is IP68 rated that ensures water resistance up to 1.5m for 60min. The handset provides up to 1.8m drop-to-concrete resistance. At the same time, Nokia mob is a MIL-STD-810H compliant. Gorilla Glass Victus protects the front. Nokia XR20 can survive extreme temperature range, at 21 degrees centigrade to 55 degrees. Display and Software Owing to a 6.67 inches screen, Nokia XR20 provides comfort while reading and browsing. The IPS LCD technology delivers Full HD+ content and good contrast and wide range of vibrant colors. You can brighten up screen at 550 nits typically, and the max level is sufficient for outdoors viewing. It has 20 by 9 wide aspects ratio. User are experiencing new Android 11 features i.e. better navigation, dynamic media controls, schedule dark theme, built-in screen recorder, greater control over conversation, notification history (recalling cleared notifications), and temporary permission for apps for a better privacy. Camera Nokia XR20 used to equip dual back cameras, Zeiss branded. The primary is a 48-Megapixel Samsung GM1 sensor (f/1.8). The second one is a 13-Megapixel Samsung S5K3L sensor (123 degree FoV). Colors are shady and sometime whites look blue, Nokia XR20 ultrawide shots are so cool. However, the main camera creates brilliant images. Sometime, the low dynamic color range feels aggressive. The other camera features include LED flash, HDR, panorama, and Full HD video recording. No 4k mode is available. Night mode is offensive; you would lose details in low light. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera (f/2.0). The results are just like other average phones in the market, not exceptional. A 1080p video calling option is available. Chipset Nokia XR20 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 chipset, built on 8nm architecture. The device is okay for normal use, but lags when multi-tasking. The gadget obtained 320,000 AnTuTu v9 scores. Two RAM variants are there, 4GB and 6GB. Similarly, two storage options are 64GB and 128GB. You can’t insert two SIM cards and a microSD card simultaneously. Adreno 619 GPU produces good graphics. Yes, you can enjoy games like PUBG ones. Inside the beast, a 4630mAh battery exists to wake up device for a full working day. Social media, video streaming, talks or play, get satisfactory life time for any purpose. It is compatible with an 18W Fast Wired Charge. Not only this, you are getting a 15W Wireless Charge with this rugged device, fortunately. Verdict If you need a tough smartphone, Nokia XR20 is fine. But if you are unsatisfied with performance, Motorola Defy is the best alternative rugged smartphone.    

Price in UAE Dubai

AED 1,536

nokia xr20 Specifications

Type

Smartphone

Model

XR20

Status

Announced

Release Date

July 2021

SIM

Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Technology

GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G

OS

Android 11

Body

Dimensions

171.6 x 81.5 x 10.6 mm (6.76 x 3.21 x 0.42 in)

Weight

248g

Color

Ultra Blue, Granite Gray

Display

Screen Size

6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~76.8% screen-to-body ratio)

Type

IPS LCD, 550 nits (typ)

Resolutions

1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio

PPI

(~395 ppi density)

Networks

5G

2, 5, 25, 38, 41, 48, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA

4G

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71

3G

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

2G

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
CDMA 800 / 1900

Speed

HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

Memory

RAM

6GB

Storage

128GB

Card Slot

microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

Camera

Rear Dual

48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.25", 0.8µm, PDAF
13 MP, f/2.4, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1/3.0", 1.12µm

Flash

LED flash

Features

Zeiss optics, Dual-LED dual-tone flash, second LED flash, HDR, panorama

Videos

1080p@30fps

Front Dual

8 MP, f/2.0 (wide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm

CPU

CPU

Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 460)

Chipset

Qualcomm SM4350 Snapdragon 480 5G (8 nm)

GPU

Adreno 619

Battery

Type

Li-lon

Capacity

4630 mAh

Removable

Non-removable

F Charging

Fast charging 18W
Fast wireless charging 15W

Commons

Audio Jack

3.5mm jack ,Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Sensors

Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

GPS

Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

USB

2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

Bluetooth

Yes, 5.1, A2DP, LE

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

NFC

Yes

Radio

FM radio

 

Update on 2021-11-26 12:55:00 Added on 2021-07-15 by Mobile57 Staff
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