The X sequence options two 5G-ready smartphones for sub-£320
HMD International, the worldwide licensee of the Nokia model has at present (April 8) unveiled 5 new smartphones to the sequence.
The 5 smartphones embrace the Nokia X20, X10, G20, G10 and C20, with all three product traces coming with common safety updates.
Nokia’s X vary is the premium section and options the Nokia X20 and X10, with the 2 telephones coming with three-years’ price of month-to-month safety updates, plus three-years prolonged OS guarantee.
Each telephones within the X sequence are 5G-ready and powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 chipset.
In the meantime the G sequence is the mid-range providing and options the G20 and G10 smartphones, each of which additionally include month-to-month safety updates and two-years OS.
With the C20 smartphone becoming a member of the entry degree C sequence, which qualifies the handset for quarterly safety updates.
All 5 handsets additionally include Android 11 straight out of the field.
Commenting on the launch HMD International CEO Florian Seiche stated: “Immediately is extra momentous than an everyday product launch. The previous 12 months have little doubt been difficult, but additionally they gave us a second to pause, suppose and put together for the following large step in our start-up journey.
“The launch of HMD Cellular – a milestone in our journey to a holistic supplier of all issues cellular – amplifies this, and it is just the start.
We wish you to belief that we put safety on the coronary heart of the whole lot we do – Nokia smartphones include safety and software program updates for additional piece of thoughts. And we wish individuals to maintain their telephones for longer, because of our signature sturdiness.”
The Nokia X20 contains a 64MP quad digital camera on the rear, together with a 32MP entrance digital camera and has a 6.67-inch punch-hole show.
The Nokia X10 (pictured under) has a 48MP quad-camera that comes with cinematic seize and has a 6.67-inch show.
Nokia’s G sequence is barely smaller, with the G20 boasting a 6.5-inch show and contains a quad digital camera arrange, plus a 5,050mAh battery.
In the meantime the G10 has a triple-camera on the rear, is similar dimension because the G20 and in addition has the identical sized battery.
Nokia’s entry-level handset the C20 has a 6.5-inch show, with a 5MP digital camera on the entrance and rear, plus a detachable 3,000mAh battery.
Pricing and availability
Choose retailers will maintain inventory of the Nokia X20 from April 19, with the handset out there in both ‘midnight solar’ or ‘Nordic blue’ color choices.
There are two variants out there with the 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage mannequin costing £299.99 and the 8GB RAM variant, additionally with 128GB storage out there completely through Nokia.com for £319.99.
In the meantime the opposite X sequence mannequin the X10 will start from £249.99 (6/64GB) and hit the UK from June.
There may be additionally a 4GB RAM/128GB storage variant out there from Three for £269.
The Nokia G20 (under) will likely be out there within the UK from Nokia.com and choose retailers in Could in Evening and Glacier color choices for £134.99 (4/64GB).
Whereas the Nokia G10 (above) will likely be out there within the UK from Nokia.com and choose retailers finish of April for £109.99 (3/32GB).
HMD’s entry-level handset the Nokia C20 will arrive within the UK from early June with Three for £79 (1/16GB).
CCS Perception chief of analysis Ben Wooden says that the most recent providing from HMD International is reflective of the place the model sits within the present smartphone market.
“It feels as if HMD International has recognised that it’s futile making an attempt to compete within the premium £1000+ smartphone market in opposition to Apple, Samsung and the rising variety of Chinese language smartphone makers.
“It seems to have made a acutely aware resolution to give attention to mid- and low-tier smartphones the place the Nokia model stays strongest, and the six new units introduced at present mirror this.”
He provides that the brand new naming of the sequence is extra helpful for the model that earlier handsets such because the Nokia 3.4, for instance.
The businesses’ shut ties to Google additionally supplies clients with a safe and trusted model, provides Wooden.
“HMD International’s shut relationship with Google, which is an investor within the firm, has meant that it has all the time centered closely on having the most recent Android software program updates. This strategy continues with the brand new units, which all include commitments for on-going software program enhancements.
“That is enticing to customers who’re maintaining their cell phones for longer than ever, nonetheless as extra cellphone makers make commitments to multi-year software program updates it’s turning into much less of a differentiator for HMD International.”