In 2021, the smartphone market was enriched with several Nokia models. One of them is the Nokia X20, a device with several impressive features - a quality camera with a range of advanced features, a large battery and a new Android 11 operating system. What else it offers, we will look at in the next lines.
Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Nokia X20 specs or watch the video below the article.
- Release date: 2021, April 08
- Colors: Midnight Sun, Nordic Blue
- Dimensions: 168.9 x 79.7 x 9.1 mm.
- Weight: 220 g.
- Screen: 6.67" inc, 1080 x 2400, IPS LCD
- Camera : Quad, 64MP
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM4350 Snapdragon 480 5G (8 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
- Memory: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
- Battery: 4470, Li-Po, non-removable
- Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
- Operating system: Android 11
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity
The Nokia X20 comes in two colours - yellow and blue. Its body is made of several layers of polycarbonate, which resembles metal to the touch. For the user, the feel is pleasant, and the light matte adds a good impression. On the rear panel of Nokia X20, just below the camera, is located the company logo. The size of the device also contributes to its comfortable use. However, in terms of weight, it can be noted that it is heavier than most models on the market. You will not be comfortable carrying it in your jeans pocket. It is advisable to operate the Nokia X20 with two hands. This way you will have access to every single element of the device.
The screen of Nokia X20 looks like infinite. Its diagonal is 6.67 inches. To satisfy the user with a quality picture, the manufacturer has provided a high resolution Full HD+ and IPS matrix. The latter features an emphasis on contrast, saturation and image brightness. At such a resolution, your games, videos, photos and everything in general - will look perfectly clear and detailed.
As the processor in the Nokia X20 is a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G with 8 cores. It can process large data sets with minimal power consumption. Thanks to the Adreno 619 GPU, the overall performance has been improved. These features allow the user to play seamlessly on games like World of Tanks Blitz, etc.
The smartphone also handles multi-tasking perfectly. Its performance is smooth and fast. You can handle different apps, browse your video collection in a small window, save important information in the notepad and occasionally send messages in the messenger.
One of the significant advantages of the Nokia X20 is the Android 11 operating system. It will automatically update for a period of 3 years. This means that the smartphone will not lose its topicality and will support all new applications for a long time.
Nokia X20 is equipped with a quad rear camera. The main module is 64-megapixel and is complemented by a 5-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera, a 2-megapixel lens for macro shots and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. A curious point is that the manufacturer has used ZEISS optics, which provide better image quality. Moreover, artificial intelligence technology has been implemented in the Nokia X20. This way, you'll get good photos right from the first time. There are also various filters, HDR, autofocus and interesting modes.
With the Nokia X20's rear camera, you'll take high-quality videos thanks to the Dual Sight Multicam mode. You can shoot with different angles at the same time. There's also a 'cinema' mode available.
The front camera of the Nokia X20 is 32-megapixel. It will also delight you with high quality photos and videos when it's bright enough outside. When the light level decreases, you may notice noises and blurs.
Nokia X20's battery capacity provides up to 2-3 days of autonomous operation. It is 4470 mAh. With active use, it will serve you for a whole day, with the charge dropping to 30%. If you decide to watch for 9 hours YouTube videos, prepare the charger.
For convenience, you get a fast charging feature. This way, you'll have 50% battery charge in just half an hour.
If you're looking for a convenient phone with a contemporary design, the Nokia X20 fits that description. The device lies nicely in the palm and has an interesting body. Its quality cameras, durable battery and performance fully meet the requirements of most smartphone users. Overall, the Nokia X20 gives the impression of a quality mid-range smartphone that lacks almost nothing. Its key point is the 5G support.
In addition, the device supports contactless NFC payments and has an FM radio. The brightness of its screen is adjusted automatically depending on the environmental conditions.
The fingerprint scanner, which is positioned at a convenient location for the user, also deserves high praise. If you prefer, you can also lock your device with facial recognition. Either way, you get precision technology.
Nokia X20 video review
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Nokia X20 and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Nokia.