Nokia G21 with 6.5″ 90Hz display, Unisoc T606, 50MP camera, 5050 mAh battery announced

HMD Global just announced the Nokia G21, the company’s latest smartphone in the G series and the successor to last year’s G20. It retains the 6.5-inch HD+ v-notch screen, but it has up to 90Hz refresh rate, and it also replaces the Helio G35 wit the Unisoc T606 SoC. It has 4GB of RAM, and runs Android 11 with two years of software upgrades and three years of security updates.

The phone has a new 50MP sensor, and retains the 2 MP Macro + 2 MP Depth cameras, but the 5MP ultra-wide camera from the predecessor has been removed. There is an 8MP camera on the front. It features a Nordic design, side-mounted fingerprint scanner and pack a 5050mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging, but ships only with a 10W charger.

Nokia G21 specifications

  • 6.5-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) HD+ 20:9 V-notch display with 90Hz refresh rate
  • 1.6GHz Octa Core Unisoc T606 ( 6x Cortex-A55 and 2x Cortex-A75 cores) 12nm processor with Mali G57 MP1 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB storage, expandable memory with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Android 11
  • 50MP rear camera, 1/2.76″ CMOS, 0.64um, 5P lens, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 2MP depth, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, OZO audio
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dimensions: 164.6 x 75.9 x 8.5mm; Weight: 190g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C, NFC (In select markets)
  • 5050mAh battery with support for 18W charging

The Nokia G21 comes in Nordic Blue and Dusk colors, is priced starting at £149.99 (US$ 203 / Rs. 15,349 approx.) /  AED 639 (US$ 174 / Rs. 13,150 approx.) and is already available the UK. It will be available in the UAE starting March 9.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram