HMD Global unveils Nokia G21 in Brazil

26. 07. 2022 Tuesday / By: Robert Denes / Reviews / Exact time: BST / Print this page

And now, after several months of waiting, the miracle happened in Brazil, in which HMD Global presents the Nokia G21 smartphone in the South American country as well. The handset stands out with its triple camera of 50 MP main lens, 2 MP macro lens and 2 MP depth, and a robust 5050 mAh battery.

Like other Nokia mobile phones sold in the country, it doesn't make much difference, positioned between the entry and mid-range segment, it offers a balanced performance, favoring simple tasks like browsing social media, photography and entertainment.

Country Price (Expected)
1. Nokia G21 Price in Canada 86 CAD
2. Nokia G21 Price in Australia 97 AUD
3. Nokia G21 Price in Bangladesh 6382 BDT
4. Nokia G21 Price in Nigeria 26143 NGN
5. Nokia G21 Price in Mexico 1380 MXN
6. Nokia G21 Price in Russia 3940 RUB
7. Nokia G21 Price in UAE 247 AED
8. Nokia G21 Price in Hong Kong 528 HKD
9. Nokia G21 Price in India 5375 INR
10. Nokia G21 Price in Argentin 8786 ARS
11. Nokia G21 Price in Switzerland 65 CHF
12. Nokia G21 Price in Japan 9205 JPY
13. Nokia G21 Price in Madagascar 283849 MGA
14. Nokia G21 Price in Tanzania 157132 TZS
15. Nokia G21 Price in Philippines 3733 PHP
15. Nokia G21 Price in South Korea 88274 KRW
17. Nokia G21 Price in Saudi Arabia 253 SAR
18. Nokia G21 Price in Colombia 301044 COP
19. Nokia G21 Price in Paraguay 464733 PYG
20. Nokia G21 Price in Peru 263 PEN
Nokia has exited the Russian market due to the Russian embargo

The version arriving in Brazil is the same as the internationally official version, on the front there is a 6.5-inch IPS LCD screen with HD+ resolution (1600 x 720 pixels) and 90 Hz refresh rate technology, which provides greater image fluidity in compatible applications, or games.

Speaking to Mobile Time this month, the company's CEO Florian Seiche said: "The brand has moved forward and is the fifth best seller in 41 countries and third in some markets such as the UK. It also stated that it has expanded its portfolio of B2B equipment and services in Latin America, such as government and education in Brazil, and IoT in Mexico and Colombia.

At the top of the display is a teardrop-shaped notch that houses the 8MP selfie camera. There are three sets of sensors on the back of the phone, the main one is 50 MP, then two lenses for macro and depth effect, both with 2 MP and support artificial intelligence (AI) for image post-processing.

Nokia G21 Specifications:

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - International
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - LATAM
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41 - International
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28, 40, 66 - LATAM
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Launch Announced 2022, February 14
Status Available. Released 2022, February 15
Body Dimensions 164.6 x 75.9 x 8.5 mm (6.48 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
Weight 190 g (6.70 oz)
Build Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type IPS LCD, 90Hz, 400 nits (typ)
Size 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~81.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
Platform OS Android 11
Chipset Unisoc T606 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x1.6 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G57 MP1
Memory Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 64GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera Triple 50 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.76", 0.64µm, PDAF
2 MP, (macro)
2 MP, (depth)
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie camera Single 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
Radio FM radio, RDS
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Battery Type Li-Po 5050 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast battery charging 18W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Misc Colors Nordic Blue, Dusk
Models TA-1418, TA-1477, TA-1415, TA-1405, TA-1404, TA-1412
SAR 1.00 W/kg (head)     1.10 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.34 W/kg (head)     1.05 W/kg (body)    
Price 361 BRL (GBP 56, EUR 66 and USD 67)
Tests Performance AnTuTu: 171299 (v9)
GeekBench: 1193 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 8.9fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: 1631:1 (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -30.7 LUFS (Below average)
Battery life

Moving on to the internal hardware of the Nokia G21, the phone is powered by a UNISOC T606 – up to 1.6GHz octa-core 12nm lithography – with Mali-G57 MP1 graphics and 4GB of RAM for background processes; The internal storage is 128 GB and the expansion space is up to 512 GB.

The Nokia G21 is available on the company's official website and Mercado Livre. The mobile phone will soon be available in stores such as Pernambucanas, Via Varejo, C&A and other markets for just BRL 361 (GBP 56, EUR 66 and USD 67).

The model in question also stands out because it has a 5050mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging, it also has a fingerprint reader on the side, a P2 port for wired headphones, Bluetooth 5.0 and a charger in the box.

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