Nokia has introduced a total of six phones globally. These six devices are a part of three new series from Nokia: they include the new Nokia C-series, G-series, and X-series. While all the phones are under budget to mid-range segment; the C-Series is considered as entry-level, wherein X-series is the higher-end model in the lot. The Nokia C-series includes Nokia C10 and Nokia C20. Similarly, the other devices involve — the Nokia G10, Nokia G20, and Nokia X10, and Nokia X20.
Nokia X series — Nokia X10 and Nokia X20
The top of the range X series devices come with the latest Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 480 SoC; built on 64-bit architecture, has clock speeds of up to 2GHz. The SoC here is 5G capable — thanks to the Snapdragon X51 5G modem. For graphics, it utilises Adreno 619 GPU.
The other similarities between the two include a 6.67-inches Full HD+ punch-hole display with a brightness of up to 450nits, a 20:9 aspect ratio; a 4470mAh battery with 18W fast charging support; they ship with Android 11 out of the box with promised upgrades for three years; connectivity options comprising – dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and microSD expansion for up to 512GB. Lastly, they feature a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, for authentication, and a Google Assistant Button.
The differences on both devices are primarily in terms of cameras. Both devices still have ZEISS powered optics but the X20 comes with a 64MP primary rear camera; coupled with a 5MP ultra-wide, 2MP depth and 2MP macro sensor. Meanwhile, the X10 features a 48MP coupled with identical 5MP ultra-wide, 2MP depth and 2MP macro cameras.
On the front, the X20 equips a 32MP selfie shooter in the punch hole cutout; while the X10 has an 8MP selfie camera.
Nokia G series — Nokia G10 and Nokia G20
Like the Nokia X series, the Nokia G series phones also share few identical specifications. These include a 6.5-inches HD+ screen with a v-notch and an aspect ratio of 20:9. They come with the same battery, which is a 5050mAh capacity with standard 10W support. The devices ship with Android 11 out of the box with two years of promised upgrades. For authentication, they have a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The connectivity options on these include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, microSD, Google Assistant Button, and IPX2 rating as well.
Under the hood, however, the G10 and G20 differ significantly. The G10 has a MediaTek Helio G25 SoC with clock speeds of up to 2.0GHz. Meanwhile, the G20 has a better MediaTek Helio G35 SoC with clock speeds of up to 2.3GHz.
In terms of optics, the G20 has a 48MP primary rear camera accompanied by 5MP ultra-wide, 2MP macro and 2MP depth sensors. On the front, the device has an 8MP camera for selfies. The G10 on the other hand equips a 13MP main camera followed by 2MP depth and 2MP macro cameras. There’s another 8MP selfie shooter on G10 like its sibling housed in a v-notch display.
Nokia C series — Nokia C10 and Nokia C20
The C10 and C20 are pretty identical phones except for their processors. While the C20 comes with a 1.6GHz octa-core SC9863a SoC, the Nokia C10 has an SC7331e quad-core processor with speeds of up to 1.3GHz.
The rest of the similar specifications include a 6.5-inches HD+ V-notch display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. There is a single 5MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera on both devices. A removable 3000mAh battery powers these devices each, which charges through micro USB. The C10 and C20 run on Android 11 Go edition with promised updates for up to two years.
Nokia new series — Pricing
Since it’s a global launch, according to Nokia, it is providing an average RRP (Recommended Retail Price) for all the devices launched. These prices may vary across other regions including India.
The X20 and X10 are said to be available in select markets globally starting May and June respectively. The X20 comes in Midnight Sun and Nordic Blue colour variants; the X10 features in Forest and Snow colour variants. The X20 features 6+128GB and 8+128GB storage options and the X10 attains 6+64GB, 6+128GB, and 4GB+128GB variants. As for pricing, the Nokia X20’s RRP €349 (Rs 31,000 approx. and X10 has an RRP of €309 (Rs 27,500 approx.)
The G20 is said to be available in select markets in 4GB+64GB and 4GB+128GB variants, starting May. The G10, on the other hand, in 3GB+32GB/4GB+64GB storage options, starting in April. The colour options of G20 include — Night and Glacier colour variants. The G10 arrives in Night and Dusk colour options. and comes in 4/64GB and 4/128GB configurations. The G20 costs RRP €159 (Rs 14,200 approx.). And, the G10 at RRP €139 (Rs 12,400).
The Nokia C20 will arrive in 1GB+16GB, 2GB+32GB configurations and is said to be available in select markets globally starting April. The colour options involve — Sand and Dark Blue. The average of the device is RRP €89 (Rs 8,000 approx.). The C10, on the other hand, could come to select markets globally in June featuring Light Purple and Grey colour options. The storage variants include 1+16GB, 1+32GB and 2+16GB. The average RRP is set at €75 (Rs 6,700 approx.).
Lastly, HMD Global has plans to launch these devices later this month in the UK, other global markets will likely follow.