The Nokia XR20 comes in as a slightly less capable device compared to the Nokia X20. However, it does add wireless charging and design changes that might make it more appreciable to the eyes or vice versa. This article brushes you through the XR20 specs and price in order to help you make your purchase decision.
Where to Buy Nokia XR20
Nokia XR20 Key Specs & Features
- 6.67 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, (~395 PPI)
- Android 11
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM4350 Snapdragon 480 5G (8 nm)
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage
- 48MP + 13MP Dual Rear Cameras
- 8MP Front Camera
- 5G Support
- Fingerprint (Side-mounted)
- Fast Charging 18W
- Wireless Charging
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4630 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Nokia XR20 features design tweaks the set it apart from the regular X20. The chief of these changes rests on the rear.
On the rear, we have a square rear module, as opposed to a circular module on the other. This module bundles dual cameras and dual-led flashes. We also have the traditional Nokia branding, which indicates its Nokia smartphone.
Moving up front, we have a 6.67 inches IPS LCD with a punch-hole camera. Which is basically the same as what is served in the X20. What’s more, we have a resolution of 1080 x 234 Pixels and a density of 395 PPI.
Enthusiasts with the mind of purchasing this smartphone will have dual colour options, which include Ultra Blue, Granite Gray.
The cameras on Nokia XR20 bear a drop in pixels as compared to what is offered on the regular X20.
On-board the rear camera setup, is a 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8 as a 64MP primary camera on its sibling. We also have a 13MP ultrawide camera as opposed to a 5MP ultrawide camera. Summing up the camera shows this we have a dual rear camera setup here as opposed to a quad-camera setup on the regular X20.
Upfront the Nokia XR20 features a single 8MP camera as opposed to the 32MP camera on its sibling.
Hardware and Software
On the performance side, the Nokia XR20 runs the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G processor as seen on the regular X20. However, it does shed things down, leaving us with just a 6GB RAM option as opposed to 6GB / 8GB option.
Storage on this Android phones is set at 128GB. We also have a 4630mAh battery as opposed to the 4470mAh battery on the X20. There is also a provision for 18W fast charge.
On the software side, we have stock Android user interface running on the Android 11 operating system.
The Nokia XR features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, NFC, low-energy Bluetooth 5.1.
Internet connectivity is capped at 5G, which means enthusiasts can utilize 5G connectivity for downloads, uploads and streaming.
Nokia XR20 Pricing and Availability
Nokia XR20 price starts around $621 at leading online stores. This translates to about 255,542 Naira in Nigeria, 67,472 KSH in Kenya, and 3,726 GHC in Ghana.
The Nokia XR20 was announced on the 27th of July 2021 and is expected to go on sale on August 24th 2021.
Nokia XR20 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Nokia XR20 :
- Platform: Android 11
- Processor: Qualcomm SM4350 Snapdragon 480 5G (8 nm) (Octa-core – 2×2.0 GHz Kryo 460 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
- GPU: Adreno 619
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colours: Ultra Blue, Granite Gray
- Dimension: 171.6 x 81.5 x 10.6 mm
- Weight: 248 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.67-inches IPS LCD, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, ~76.8% screen-to-body ratio, 20:9 Ratio, ~395 PPI
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48MP (Primary) f/1.8, PDAF+ 13MP (Ultrawide) f/2.4, 123˚ FOV
- Rear Camera Features: Zeiss Optics, Dual-LED dual-tone flash, second LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 8MP Camera, f/2.0
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Up to 512GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: 800 / 1900
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: 2000 1xEV-DO
- 4G LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71
- 5G: 2, 5, 25, 38, 41, 48, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax-ready, Wi-Fi dual-band (2.4GHz + 5.0GHz), 2×2 MiMo
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Type-C 3.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: GPS/A-GPS, Galileo, GLONASS/A-GLONASS, Beidou, QZSS, NavIC
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side-Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: Yes (15W Capacity)
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-removable 4630mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 18W Capacity