Nokia XR20 with Snapdragon 480, wireless charging launched in India: price, specifications


  • The Nokia XR20 has launched in India
  • It is a rugged smartphone with military grade certification
  • The device is also 5G compatible

The Nokia XR20 has been launched in India today. It had launched in Europe in July this year. The Indian variant comes with the same specifications and features as its global counterpart. Nokia had previously confirmed the smartphone’s launch in India, and announced that pre-bookings would open starting October 20th.

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The Nokia XR20 is touted to be the toughest Nokia phone built to date. It also features in James Bond’s latest No Time To Die movie. Commenting on the launch, HMD Global VP Sanmeet Kochhar said The Nokia XR20 is a life-proof smartphone that has been designed and built to survive through the frequent drops, splashes and tumbles of daily usage.

Nokia XR20 specifications and features

Nokia XR20

The Nokia XR20 is rugged smartphone

The Nokia XR20 comes with a 6.67-inch punch-hole display bearing an FHD+ resolution. It offers 550 nits peak brightness and can be used with wet hands as well as gloves. The display is shielded by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus for protection against accidental damage and scratches. 

The Nokia XR20 is equipped with military-grade MIL-STD 810H and IP68 certification. It is claimed to be a scratch, drop, temperature, water, kids and pet-resistant device. The smartphone comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a dedicated Google Assistant button, and a configurable hardware key at the top. On the audio front, the Nokia XR20 packs dual stereo speakers featuring 96dB loudspeakers and OZO spatial audio with wind-noise cancellation.

In the imaging department, the Nokia XR20 comes with a ZEISS-branded square-shaped dual rear camera module. The setup comprises a 48MP primary sensor paired with a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens. It comes with HDR, SpeedWrap mode, action cam mode, night mode, and more. Up front, the smartphone features an 8MP selfie snapper. 

Under the hood, the Nokia XR20 houses a Snapdragon 480 processor. It packs 6GB RAM and 128GB native storage expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card slot. The device draws its power from a 4,630mAh battery with support for 18W wired and 15W Qi-compatible wireless charging respectively. Software-wise, the Nokia XR20 runs Android 11 out of the box with three years of future OS upgrades. The device will also receive 4 years of monthly security updates. 

Connectivity options on the Nokia XR20 include a USB-C port, 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band WiFi, 2×2 MiMo, Bluetooth 5.1, 3.5mm jack, GPS, NavIC, and NFC. 

Nokia XR20 price in India

The Nokia XR20 carries a price tag of Rs 46,999 and will be available for purchase across leading online and offline retail stores across the country. It is offered in Ultra Blue and Granite colour options. Nokia is also providing 3 years of warranty on the XR20. The smartphone will be up for pre-booking between October 20th – 29th with sales commencing from October 30th. Customers who pre-book will be eligible for Nokia Power Earbuds Lite and one-year screen protection plan. 

Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.