HMD Global, the current owner of the Nokia smartphone brand, has announced the release of six new models at price ranges. The company is targeting a wide range of customers. Just like classic Nokia mobile phones, HD Global says that they are meant to last and it won’t follow the usual path of planned obsolescence.
Nokia C10 and Nokia C20
Nokia C10 starts from 75 Euro and 89 Euro for Nokia C20. Availability will start from April for Nokia C20 and June for Nokia C10. Both devices promise entry-level experience that make them great budget smartphones. They should be suitable for any budget user. HD Global promises 2 years of software updates and one-day of battery life. In order to ensure long-term reliability, HD Global put both budget smartphones through rigorous stress testing. They have 6.5-inch HD+ display, which is quite sizable by any standard. The Nokia C10 has Unisoc SC7331E chipset with 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 module and Mali-400 MP2. The Nokia C20 has Unisoc SC9863A octa-core chipset, with four Cortex-A55 cores at 1.2GHz and four Cortex-A55 cores at 1.6GHz, as well as Mali-G52 MC2. These chips may be ill-equipped for intense 3D gaming, but should be adequate for instant messaging, watching movies, playing casual mobile games and other light tasks. Running Android 11 Go Edition, both models also have 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.
Nokia G10 and Nokia G20
Nokia G10 starts at 139 Euro and Nokia G20 from 159 Euro, which are quite affordable for mid-rangers. HD Global promises monthly security updates for three years and two years of major Android updates. With 3 days of battery life, these have a real strong point. Inside, the G10 has the MediaTek Helio G25 octa-core chipset with Mali-G52 MC2 chipset. The Nokia G20 has slightly faster MediaTek Helio G35 octa-core chipset with PowerVR GE8320. Internal storage options for both models start from 32GB to 128GB. The Nokia G10 has three RAM options, 3GB and 4GB. Just like their cheaper siblings, the G10 and G20 have 6.5-inch display with HD+ resolution and Android 11 OS. The 5050mAh battery ensures respectable operational time on a single charge.
Nokia X10 and Nokia X20
These models are the most capable with X10 starting from 309 Euro and Nokia X20 from 349 Euro. All of them have 5G data connectivity and Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 chipset. The 6GB of RAM should be adequate for typical multitasking tasks. Users can further expand the 128GB internal storage with microSD card slot. HMD Global promises that X10 and X20 will get three years of major Android supports, probably up to Android 14. With 3-year warranty and 3-year security updates, these devices have decent future-proofing. The Nokia X10 comes with 48Mp primary camera and the Nokia X20 with 64Mp primary camera, both supported by 2Mp depth sensor and 5Mp ultra wide-angle camera. With ZEISS optics, you can guarantee decent camera performance. On the front, the Nokia X20. They have slightly larger 6.67-inch display and Full HD+ resolution. However, the battery capacity isn’t as large at 4470mAh.