HMD Global has launched Nokia G21 smartphone, and it comes with impressive specifications, it latest in the G series.
Nokia G21 features a 6.5-inch HD+ v-notch screen, 90Hz refresh rate, and Unisoc T606 SoC, a noticeable powerful chipset. This 12nm chip has two Cortex-A75 cores and six A55 cores, quite a leap up from the Helio G35, which only had eight A53 cores (not event A55). The GPU is a Mali G57 MP1.
It has 4GB of RAM, and 64GB or 128GB of storage. This is a dual-SIM phone with a triple card slot, so you can always add more storage with a microSD card. And runs Android 11 with two years of software upgrades and three years of security updates.
According to HMD, it releases twice as many security patches as the competition. By the way, the G21 will come with Spotify and ExpressVPN pre-installed (with a 30-day free trial for the VPN).
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 is housed by a 5050mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.
Highlight Specifications of Nokia G21 Series
Display: 6.5-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) HD+ 20:9 V-notch display with 90Hz refresh rate
Chipset: 1.6GHz Octa Core Unisoc T606 ( 6x Cortex-A55 and 2x Cortex-A75 cores) 12nm processor with Mali G57 MP1 GPU
Storage: 4GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB storage, expandable memory with microSD
SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
Operating System: Android 11
Camera: 50MP rear camera, LED flash, 2MP depth, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture,
Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera
3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
Sensor: Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
Dimensions: 164.6 x 75.9 x 8.5mm; Weight: 190g
Network: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C, NFC (optional)
Battery: 5050mAh battery with support for 18W charging
The Nokia G21 will be available soon for €170 (US$ 192). The new model will come in two colorways, Nordic Blue and Dusk, and will include a 10W charger and USB cable in the box.