HMD Global, Nokia announced its latest entry-level Smartphones – Nokia G20 and Nokia G10 with a 6.5-inch HD+ v-notch screen display. Both phones run Android 11 and will receive software updates for two years and 3 years of monthly security patches.
The Nokia G20 and G10 are part of the four budgeted mobile handsets released today by the company, others include the Nokia C-series – C10 and C20 with Android 11 Go Edition.
Nokia G20 and Nokia G10
The Nokia G20 comes in Night and Glacier colors option and weighs 197g, and the Nokia G10 is available in Night and Dusk colors option and weighs 194g.
Both phones is 9.2mm thick, featuring a Nordic design and elegantly simple functionality wrapped inside a slimline and durable casing.
Both Nokia G20 and G10 are quite similar to each other, although, the G20 is much more appreciable when it comes to the camera features with QUAD rear camera setup and triple-lens on the G10.
The Nokia G20 comes with a primary 48-megapixels sensor, supported by 5-megapixels UW, and as you have already guessed, dual 2-megapixels for either macro or depth cameras.
While the Nokia G10 comes with a 13-megapixels basic triple camera setup, and the rest are 2-megapixels macro + 2-megapixels depth rear cameras. Both phones come with 8-megapixels front-facing camera sensor inside the top waterdrop notch.
These phones arrive with a 6.5” LCD 20:9 aspect ratio with 720p+ resolution, and the Nokia branded name at the bottom bezel of the display. Both comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a dedicated Google Assistant button.
For a more suitable processor performance, the Nokia G20 comes first in the list, powered by the MediaTek Helio G35 chipset with its 8x A53 clocking at 2.3GHz and come with GE8320 @ 680 MHz GPU paired in either 4GB + 64GB and 4GB + 128GB option.
On the other hand, we’ve got the Nokia G10 driven by the MediaTek Helio G25 with 8x A53 clocking at 2.0 GHz speed with GE8320 @ 650 MHz GPU and paired in either 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB option.
Fortunately, there is support for memory expansion, as they both comes with a dedicated microSD slots. Other features are IPX2 splash resistant, Dual SIM for either nano + nano + microSD, 3.5mm audio headphone jack and FM Radio reciever.
The connectivity options includes Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, and GPS (GLONASS/Beidou). These phones comes with 5050mAh battery with 10W charging through USB-C port (USB 2.0).
The Nokia G20 starts at MSRP of 159 Euros ($188) and will roll out in select markets globally starting from May. But the Nokia G10 comes a little bit earlier, late April starting at MSRP of 139 Euros ($164).
Nokia C10 and Nokia C20
These are the Nokia C-series entry-level Android 11 Go Edition Smartphones with a 6.5-inch HD+ 720 pixels screen, V-notch 20:9 2D Panda Glass display with up to 400 nits brightness, and 70% NTSC colour gamut.
Similar to the G-series, these also arrives with a sleek Nordic design with a casing that has been ergonomically designed for a better grip. But they also lack both fingerprint scanner and Google Assistance button.
Inside the slightly bumped-up circular camera setup around the back is a single 5-megapixels camera sensor and a LED Flash, however, the Nokia C20 support HDR processing thanks to its processor. While the V-shaped notch holds another 5-megapixels selfie shooter.
The major difference between both phones is the processor, where the Nokia C10 is driven by the same 1.3GHz Quad-Core Unisoc SC7331e processor found inside the original Nokia C1 with Mali-400 MP2 GPU.
While the Nokia C20 is powered by 1.6GHz Octa-Core Unisoc SC9863A, it is a 28nm chipset with 8x A55 clocking at 1.6GHz with IMG8322 GPU. Both are available in either 1GB / 2GB RAM in either 16GB / 32GB (eMMC 5.1) internal storage.
Both Smartphones are expandable up to 256GB with a dedicated MicroSD card slot and runs on Android 11 Go Edition and HMD promises two years of quarterly updates for the C-series duo.
Other features includes 3.5 mm headphone jack with FM radio. Connectivity features includes 4G VoLTE for the Nokia C20 and the Nokia C10 is a 3G-only phone, others are Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS + GLONASS.
The Nokia C20 comes in Dark Blue and Sand colors options, and the Nokia C10 comes in Light Purple and Grey colors options, both are 8.8mm thick and weighs 191g.
The Nokia C10 and C20 sports a 3000mAh removable batteries with bog-standard 5W charging over the totally old-fashioned microUSB port. This is unlike its G-seriers lineup and the company did not confirm the weight of the battery.
The Nokia C20 1GB + 16GB and 2GB + 32GB versions starts at 89 euros ($105) and the Nokia C10 1GB + 16GB, 1GB + 32GB and 2GB + 16GB starts at 75 euros ($89). These phones will be available for purchase globally starting June in some select markets.