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Nokia releases a new phone that brings back the good, old memory of Nokia 3210

Smartphones these days are slim with a fancy, sharp display and shiny materials. The only problem is that everything feels fragile. As good as they look, most people would have covered the beauty with a case and also a screen protector. Some even go harder by covering the phone with a thick, rugged case that protects the phone from a fall or worse accidents.

Back then, the Nokia 3210 didn’t seem to have this problem as its build for ruggedness and being known as a “brick phone” (in a good way) and we sometimes long for a new phone that can withstand anything. Nokie 3210 release date was 1999, so it has been a while for sure.

And the new Nokia XR20 is that new phone many would be longing for. It’s literally built to be able to withstand any mishaps and accidents – more than simple scratches and bumps.

Nokia XR20 is scratch-resistant, drop-resistant, temperature-resistant, water-resistant, and to add on top, kid-and-pet-resistant. Its house casing is made to the MIL-STD-810H military standard, and even has a special Corning Gorilla Glass Victus for the screen.

Heck, it can even survive a full-powered kick from Roberto Carlos!

For the camera, the Nokia XR20 has a dual rear camera setup featuring a 48 MP sensor and a 13 MP ultra-wide sensor.

5G is supported, including wireless charging and 18W fast charging. Built for durability, I didn’t think the phone supports wireless charging, but there you go.

Nokia XR20 Full Specifications

Display:

  • Display size:6.67 inch
  • Aspect ratio:20:9
  • Cover glass: Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400
  • Cover glass: Corning® Gorilla™ Glass Victus™
  • Features: Brightness boost (550 nits), Center punch hole, Wet hands and gloves compatibility
  • Resolution: FHD+ 1080 x 2400

CPU:

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 480 5G
  • Features: 8nm, Qualcomm® Kryo™ 460 CPU, Qualcomm® Adreno™ 619 GPU, Qualcomm® Spectra™ 345 ISP
  • Internal storage: 128 GB
  • Operating System: Android 11
  • Operating System: Android™ 11
  • RAM: 6 GB

Nokia XR20 Australia Pricing and Availability

Nokia XR20 retails for AU$879 and will be available from August 12 at JB Hi Fi, Officeworks (online), Harvey Norman, Big W (Online) and The Good Guys (online) and Nokia.com/phones.

If you are looking a Nokia phone that is as rugged as the Nokia 3210, this is probably it.

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