HMD Global has launched its new Nokia X100 budget 5G phone in the United States. The device looks pretty similar to the Nokia G50, but unlike the G50, the X100 is geared for entertainment and has completely different specifications. Key features of the device include a 6.67-inch full HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G chipset, 6GB of RAM and more. Also Read - 5G rollout must be India’s top priority, keeping affordability in mind: Mukesh Ambani
Nokia X100: Price
Nokia X100 is priced at $252 (approximately Rs 18,709) for the sole 6GB RAM/128GB internal storage variant. The device will be made available exclusively through T-Mobile and Metro network carriers starting November 19. Also Read - Realme to offer 5G in every smartphone priced above Rs 15,000: Report
The company has not revealed if and when the device will be launching in the Indian market. Also Read - Vivo could soon launch rollable smartphone similar to Oppo Find X 2021
Nokia X100: Specifications
Nokia X100 sports a 6.67-inch full HD+ display with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels. The display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G SoC paired with 6GB of RAM along with 1TB of expandable storage. It runs Google’s Android 11 operating system with a few minor customisations made by HMD Global. All of this is backed by a 4,470mAh battery with support for 18W charging. It will come with support for T-Mobile’s sub-6Hz 5G network. The phone supports the n25, n41, n66 and n71 5G bands.
As part of the X-series, the Nokia X100 should receive 3-years of OS updates and monthly security patches.
The device sports a quad-camera setup at the back consisting of a 48-megapixel primary sensor with ZEISS optics paired with a 5-megapixel ultrawide lens, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel macro lens. At the front, it features a 16-megapixel sensor for taking selfies. The Nokia X100 also has OZO Audio technology that makes audio and video recording a lot better. It also has a 3.5mm headphone jack.