A new rugged smartphone, the Nokia XR21, is being developed by HMD Global, according to Winfuture.de. This smartphone will be the improved version of the Nokia XR20 that came out last year. The device had the name Nokia XR30 previously, but the name has been revealed as Nokia XR21.
The publication has also shared the full specifications of the upcoming smartphone. This device features improved specifications, such as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G octa-core chip with a clock speed of up to 2.2Ghz, 6GB of RAM, and 128 GB of internal flash memory.
The Nokia XR21 also features a 6.49-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels and a maximum refresh rate of 120Hz. The front camera has a 16-megapixel sensor with an F/2.45 aperture located in the center of the panel. The back cameras consist of a main sensor from Omnivision with 64MP and an 8MP sensor with zoom optics. The device is protected by a durable Corning Gorilla Glass Victus cover.
The Nokia XR21 5G is certified as waterproof and dustproof according to IP68, and has a 4800mAh battery that can be charged quickly with up to 33W. The device supports Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, and WiFi 6, as well as two NanoSIM slots and eSIM. Additionally, the XR21 has a 3.5 mm jack for headphones and weighs 235 grams.
This device runs on Android 12, and HMD Global has plans to provide operating system updates until May 2026, with security updates for an additional year. Overall, the Nokia XR21 is a sturdy and powerful smartphone with impressive features that cater to those who need a durable device.
Nokia XR21 5G rumored specifications
- Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Protected
- Display: 6.49″ LCD panel with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels and a maximum refresh rate of 120Hz
- Front Camera: 16MP sensor with an F/2.45 aperture
- Back Cameras: Main sensor from Omnivision with 64MP and an 8MP sensor with zoom optics
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G octa-core chip with a clock speed of up to 2.2 gigahertz
- Memory and Storage: 6GB of RAM; 128GB of internal flash memory
- Battery: 4800mAh, quick charging up to 33 watts
- IP68 Waterproof and dustproof
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, WiFi 6 and 3.5 mm jack
- SIM: Dual NanoSIM slots and eSIM support
- Operating System: Android 12
- Weight: 235 grams
- Colors: Green and Black
Expected price and launch date?
The device is expected to cost around US$499 (Rs. 40,760 approx.) and it will be available in Green and Black colors. However, the exact launch date and price of the device are not yet confirmed.