Nokia XR20 was unveiled on Tuesday as an all-new Nokia smartphone with a rugged build that is designed to withstand drops and can resist water.

HMD Global claims that the Nokia XR20 can withstand up to 1.8-metre drops and one hour of under water, thanks to its MIL-STD810H-certified build. The phone also comes with an IP68 certification that highlights its dust- and water-resistant capabilities.

Nokia XR20 runs on Android 11 with a stock experience and is promised to receive regular Android OS version upgrades for up to three years and monthly security updates for up to four years. The phone features a 6.67-inch FHD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) display. Under the hood, the smartphone has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 SoC, along with up to 6GB of RAM.

There is a dual rear camera setup that houses a 48MP primary sensor and a 13MP ultra-wide shooter. Both camera sensors are equipped with ZEISS optics and include preloaded features such as SpeedWarp mode and Action Cam mode. For selfies and video chats, the Nokia XR20 carries an 8MP selfie camera sensor at the front.

Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS/ NavIC, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is also a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

The Nokia XR20 packs a 4,630mAh non-removable battery that supports wired and wireless (Qi standard) charging. The battery is claimed to deliver up to two days of usage and has 18W wired and 15W wireless charging support.

Nokia XR20 price starts at EUR 499 (roughly Rs. 43,800) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage configuration. The phone also comes in a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant that is yet to receive an official price. On the color options part, there are Granite and Ultra Blue shades to choose from.


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