The Nokia X10 falls in place as a successor to the Nokia 5.1 which is also recognized as the Nokia X5. Besides being a successor, you could also classify this smartphone as a less premium and a more affordable sibling to the Nokia X20. This article bothers on the specs and price of the Nokia X10 to help you make your purchase decision.
Where to Buy Nokia X10
Nokia X10 Key Specs and Features
- 6.67 inches, IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 Pixels (~395 PPI )
- Android 11
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G (8 nm)
- 4GB / 6GB RAM
- 64GB / 128GB built-in storage, SD-Card Support
- 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP rear camera
- 8MP front camera
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint reader (Side-Mounted)
- 4,470mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery
Design and Display
The Nokia X10 design shares the same design language as the more premium Nokia X20, at the same time looking very far from what we had on the Nokia X5 (Nokia 5.1) we saw in the past.
Innovation is sort of far from this delivery. What we have here can sort of be described as par for the course for smartphones in this price category.
On the rear, we have a color scheme that delivers a lighter shade at the edges. The placements on the rear, include a circular camera module with four cameras. Also on the rear, is an LED flash and the Nokia branding, which indicates it’s a Nokia smartphone.
Upfront, we have a 6.67 inches IPS LCD with a punch-hole camera in the top middle position. Beneath this display is the chunkiest bezel bearing the Nokia branding. The highlights of this display include a resolution of 1080 x 2400 and a density of approximately 395 PPI.
Smartphone releases in recent times have been brought about different innovations in the mobile phone camera sector. However, the Nokia X10 is void of any innovation. It’s more of a smartphone following the crowd. Again this didn’t come as a surprise considering its price category.
The rear holds four cameras, which include a 48MP primary camera, a 5MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera. Video record with this camera is capped at 1080p @ 30fps.
Upfront on the selfie department, we have a single 8MP camera capable of shooting videos up to 1080p @ 30fps.
Hardware and Software
The Nokia X10 holds one of the most promising newbie processors in town. It’s a Snapdragon 480 5G processor. A low-tier mid-range processor with 5G support.
Also on-board the performance train includes an Adreno 619 GPU, a non-removable 4,470mAh Li-Po battery paired with an 18W fast charge mechanism.
The RAM and storage options available on this device include 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, and 128GB 6GB RAM.
On the software side, we have got a stock Android user interface running on the Android 11 operating system.
The Nokia X10 features low-energy Bluetooth 5.0, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C 2.0.
Internet connectivity on this device is capped at 5G, which means enthusiasts will be able to utilize 5G connectivity for downloads, streaming, and uploads.
Nokia X10 Price and Availability
Nokia X10 price starts at around $399. The Nokia X10 costs about 138,000 Naira in Nigeria, 2,014 GHC in Ghana, and 37,515 KSH in Kenya.
The Nokia X10 announcement was on the 8th of April 2021 and sales is expected begin later in June 2021.
Nokia X10 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Nokia X10:
- Platform: Android 11
- Processor: Qualcomm SM4350 Snapdragon 480 5G (Octa-core 2×2.0 GHz Kryo 460 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
- GPU: Adreno 619
- Memory: 4GB / 6GB
- Colours: Forest, Snow
- Dimension: 168.9 x 79.7 x 9.1 mm
- Weight: 210 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.67 inches IPS LCD, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, ~395 PPI density, ~79.8% screen-to-body ratio
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48MP (Primary) + 5MP (Ultrawide) + 2MP (Macro) + 2MP (Depth)
- Rear Camera Features: Zeiss optics, LED flash, HDR, Panorama, [email protected] (unconfirmed), [email protected]
- Front Camera: 8MP Camera, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 64GB / 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G: 1, 3, 5, 7, 28, 31, 41, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: –
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct,
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side-Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 4,470mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 18W Capacity