Nokia G21, Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Plus introduced in India

26. 04. 2022 Tuesday / By: Robert Denes / Reviews / Exact time: BST / Print this page

To the delight of many Nokia fans today, HMD Global has unveiled the Nokia G21 smartphone in India as the latest addition to the Nokia G series. The all-new Nokia phone offers three days of battery life at a single cost and features three rear cameras and a water drop-style notch. The Nokia G21 also has up to 128 GB of built-in storage. It promises to receive a two-year operating system update and two additional security updates than its competitors.

The value of Nokia G21 in India starts at Rs. INR 12,999 (GBP 133, EUR 158 and USD 169) for the lower 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage version. The phone is also available in a 6GB + 128GB mannequin for INR 14999 (GBP 153, EUR 183 and USD 195). The Nokia G21 is available in Nightfall and Nordic Blue and can be purchased at It can also be sold in certain retail stores and key e-commerce sites. Potential customers who purchase the Nokia G21 are eligible for Bajaj Finserv Triple Zero Finance.

Kochhar claimed that as far as handsets are concerned, the company is now "ranked first" in India in terms of value. HMD Global currently manufactures both phones and smartphones in India through its partners in Indian Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS).

"We are looking at how we can increase our exports of quality phones or even smartphones from India. We have already started exporting Nokia 105 functional phones, but we are also evaluating other aspects such as the export of smartphones ..." Kochhar said.

Noting that the company is firmly committed to the government’s Make in India program, Kochhar highlighted that India is a key market for HMD Global, not only in terms of growth, but also because it is a lucrative destination for sourcing and manufacturing.

“Globally, India is one of the target markets for sourcing and manufacturing,” he said. The company is currently sourcing a number of components locally for functional phones and smartphones and now plans to further double local sourcing.

“We have plans to source more ingredients locally than we can ... from India because it will help the ecosystem grow in the Indian market,” he said.

While the company is evaluating exports of Nokia smartphones made in India, it is also interested in expanding its exports of functional phones to include additional markets, models and customers, Kochhar explained.

In addition to the Nokia G21, HMD World has launched the Nokia 105 (2022) and Nokia 105 Plus feature phones alongside the Nokia Consolation Earbuds and Go Earbuds +, in fact Wi-Fi stereo (TWS) headsets.

The Nokia G21 runs Android 11 operating system and features a 6.5-inch HD + (720 × 1600 pixel) program with a 20: 9 aspect ratio and a 90 Hz upgrade charge. The show also has a 180 Hz contact sampling charge and a peak brightness of 400 nits. The phone is powered by an eight-core Unisoc T606 SoC and up to 6 GB of RAM. The Nokia G21 features a triple-back digital camera with a 50-megapixel main sensor with f / 1.8 lens, as well as a 2-megapixel macro photo and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

For selfie and video chat, the Nokia G21 has an 8-megapixel self-contained digital camera sensor at the entrance. The... Nokia G21 offers up to 128 GB of built-in storage with a microSD card (up to 512 GB) for expansion.

Nokia G21 connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, FM radio, GPS / A-GPS, USB Sort-C and 3.5mm headphones connector. On-board sensors include an accelerometer, an ambient light and a proximity sensor. The phone also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

The Nokia G21 comes with an OZO Spatial Audio Reservation Assistant and consists of two microphones. The phone has a 5050 mAh battery that allows for 18W fast charging, although the included charger helps with 10W output. It also measures 164.6 × 75.9 × 8.5 mm and weighs 190 grams.

The Nokia 105 Plus has a different memory card slot than the Nokia 105, which allows you to insert a memory card of up to 32 GB. This storage can be used to listen to music on an MP3 player or to automatically record calls, which are additional features compared to the standard Nokia 105.

The battery life of the Nokia 105 Plus is as long as it lasts: up to 18 days of standby time and 12 hours of talk time. It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery. The battery capacity of the Nokia 105 Plus is 1000 milliamperes per hour, compared to the Nokia 105 800 milliamps. The Nokia 105 Plus is similar in design to the Nokia 105, but is also available in dark red in addition to gray (Charcoal). The Nokia 105 Plus may not be available elsewhere. HMD Global stated, “Made in India. It was made for India. ” i.e. made in India for the Indian market.

Like the Nokia 105, the Nokia 105 Plus has an FM radio that works without a headset and LED flashlight. For GSM, i.e. 2G supported mobile network connection only. The Nokia 105 Plus operating system with a 1.77-inch screen is the well-known Nokia Series 30+.

Like the Nokia 105, the Nokia 105 Plus does not have a camera, unlike its globally announced sister model, the Nokia 110. In India, the Nokia 105 Plus will be available for INR 1399 (GBP 14, EUR 17 and USD 18), while the Nokia 105 1299 INR (GBP 13, EUR 15 and USD 16) will be available.

Low-cost base phones continue to play a significant role in the business of Nokia phone company HMD Global. Nokia's handsets have recently taken second place in global market share.

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