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Nokia XR21

Nokia XR21
$649.00
Brand: Nokia
Category: Phones
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  • Display: 6.49-inches Full-HD+ Screen
  • Camera: 64MP Dual camera / 16 MP front
  • Memory: 6GB RAM with 128GB ROM
  • Platform: Snapdragon 695 / Android 12

Our Rating

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8.3
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Overview

This is Nokia’s XR21, the direct successor to the Nokia XR20 announced back in July of 2021. The device is a rugged smartphone built for extreme outdoor folks. It boasts both dust and water resistance of up to 1.5 miter, for about 60 minutes.

From the front, the Nokia XR21 sports a 6.49-inches FHD+ screen with 120Hz refresh. Under the hood, there is the Snapdragon 695 5G CPU, 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM. It is powered by a 4800mAh battery with 33W fast charger. It also come with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, while Google Android 12 is available out of the box.

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Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 48, 66, 71
5G Network Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 20, 25, 28, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

LAUNCH

Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Nokia XR21
Model:
Announced 2023, May 03
Status Available. Released 2023, June

BODY

Dimensions 168 x 78.6 x 10.5 mm
Weight 231 grams
Build <strong>Build</strong> refers to the built quality of the device Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus) Plastic back / Plastic frame
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 60 min)
- Drop-to-concrete resistance from up to 1.8 m
- MIL-STD-810H compliant
SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Single SIM (Nano-SIM, eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) IPS LCD touchscreen / 16M colors / 550 nits of peak brightness / 120Hz refresh
Size 6.49 inches, (77.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (405 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 12
Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm)
CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver)
GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Qualcomm Adreno 619

MEMORY

RAM + ROM <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 6GB + 128GB
Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses SIM-2 slot)
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MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 64MP, f/1.8, PDAF
Ultrawide: 8MP, f/2.2
Camera Features Autofocus / Zeiss optics / Dual-LED dual-tone flash / HDR / panorama
Video Resolution [email protected], [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 16-megapixel
Camera Features Face Beautification / FaceID / HDR
Video Resolution [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with dual stereo speakers
Speaker Location Placed at the base and top of the phone
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
Sound Enhancements Yes, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

CONNECTIVITY

USB USB Type-C 2.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive
Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4800mAh battery
Fast Charging Yes, 33W fast charging

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Colors Ultra Blue, Granite Gray
Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No
Box Contents What is in the box, What is the box content, What accessories is in the box Nokia XR21 / Charging Brick / USB Cable / User Manual / TPU Silicon case

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