Nokia T20 tablet has been launched in India today. It is offered in WiFi and WiFi + LTE variants and falls in the sub-Rs 20,000 price segment. The tablet competes with the likes of Realme Pad, and Lenovo Tab K10 in the market.
A few years ago, the tablet segment was heavily dominated by Samsung and Apple. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic, many smartphone brands are re-entering or making their debut in the category. The Nokia T20, Realme Pad, and Lenovo K10 come with different specifications. Let’s take a look at how each tablet stacks against the other.
Nokia T20 vs Realme Pad vs Lenovo Tab K10: complete specs
|Nokia T20||Lenovo Tab K10||Realme Pad|
|Display||10.4-inch WUXGA+||10.3-inch FHD||10.4-inch WUXGA+|
|Processor||Unisoc T610||MediaTek Helio P22T||MediaTek Helio G80|
|RAM||3GB | 4GB||3GB | 4GB||3GB | 4GB|
|Storage||32GB | 64GB||32GB | 64GB||32GB | 64GB|
|Variants||WiFi, WiFi + LTE||WiFi, WiFi + LTE||WiFi, WiFi + LTE|
|OS||Android 11||Android 11||Android 11|
|Fast charging||15W fast charging||10W||18W fast charging|
|Dimensions||247.6 x 157.5 x 7.8 mm||244 x 153 x 8.2 mm||246.1 x 155.9 x 6.9 mm|
|Price||Rs 15,499 starting price tag||Rs 13,999 starting price||Rs 13,999 starting price|
Nokia T20 vs Realme Pad vs Lenovo Tab K10: price in India
The Nokia T20, Realme Pad, and Lenovo Tab K10 are all offered in WiFi-only and WiFi + LTE variants. Additionally, all three tablets come in two RAM and storage configurations of 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB.
The Nokia T20’s WiFi-only version in 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB Rs 15,499 and Rs 16,499 while the WiFi + LTE model of 4GB + 64GB configuration costs Rs 18,499.
The Realme Pad starts at Rs 13,999 for the WiFi-only’s 3GB + 32GB variant whereas the WiFi + LTE option is available in 3GB + 32GB as well as 4GB + 64GB for Rs 15,999 and Rs 17,999 respectively.
As for the Lenovo Tab K10, its WiFi-only variant is offered in a 3GB + 32GB model priced at Rs 13,999 while the WiFi + LTE model carries a price tag of Rs 16,999 for the 4GB + 64GB configuration.
Winner: Realme Pad
Nokia T20 vs Realme Pad vs Lenovo Tab K10: display and design
Both the Nokia T20 and Realme Pad come with a 10.4-inch display bearing a WUXGA+ resolution of 2,000 x 1,200 pixels. The devices feature 400 and 360 nits brightness respectively. The Realme Pad also offers an 82.5 percent screen-to-body ratio. On the other hand, the Lenovo Tab K10 comes with a slightly smaller 10.3-inch display with an FHD resolution and 400 nits brightness. It also supports an optional Active Pen stylus.
The Nokia T20 has curved edges and the screen is shielded by toughened glass. It is also the heaviest tablet compared to its competitors weighing 470g followed by the Lenovo Tab K10 that weighs 460g. The Realme Pad comes with a boxy form factor with just 6.9mm thickness and weighing 440g.
Winner: Realme Pad
Nokia T20 vs Realme Pad vs Lenovo Tab K10: performance and software
Under the hood, the Nokia T20 is powered by an octa-core Unisoc T610 processor. The Realme Pad houses MediaTek’s gaming-oriented Helio G80 processor paired with a Mali-G52 GPU. The Lenovo Tab K10 is equipped with the Helio P22T SoC. All three tablets pack up to 64GB native storage expandable via a memory card slot
On the software front, the Nokia T20 ships with Android 11 and is guaranteed to receive two years of OS and three years of security updates. The Realme Pad also runs Android 11 with the brand’s proprietary UI for tablets with features like multi-window, smart connectivity including AIoT smart unlock, screen mirroring, and Google fast pair. The Lenovo Tab K10 comes with Android 10 out of the box and is upgradeable to Android 12. All three tablets feature Google Kids Space.
Winner: Nokia T20 / Realme Pad
Nokia T20 vs Realme Pad vs Lenovo Tab K10: cameras and audio
The Nokia T20, Lenovo Tab K10, and Realme Pad feature an 8MP rear-facing camera. The former two come with a 5MP selfie snapper while the latter comes with an 8MP shooter. All three tablets come with a face unlock feature for security.
In terms of audio, the Nokia T20 is equipped with stereo speakers whereas the Realme Pad and Lenovo Tab K10 are powered by Dolby Atmos-powered speakers. The tablets feature dual microphones for clear voice quality.
Winner: Realme Pad / Nokia T20
Nokia T20 vs Realme Pad vs Lenovo Tab K10: battery and connectivity
The Nokia T20 is backed by the largest 8,200mAh battery unit compared to its competitors. It supports 15W fast charging, however, the device ships with a 10W charger. Next up is the Lenovo Tab K10 running on a 7,500mAh battery cell with 10W charging support. The Realme Pad has the smallest 7,100mAh battery unit but also the fastest charging support maxing out at 18W. It also supports reverse charging.
Connectivity options on the Nokia T20, Realme Pad, and Lenovo Tab K10 include a USB-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, and GPS.
Winner: Nokia T20
Nokia T20 vs Realme Pad vs Lenovo Tab K10: conclusion
Coming to the final verdict, the Realme Pad is a clear winner compared to its competitors. The Nokia T20 and Lenovo Tab K10 are almost on par with each other even though the former fares slightly better than the other in terms of specifications. The Lenovo Tab K10 is ideal for budget users while the Nokia T20 comes in a close second to the Realme Pad.