HMD Global puts a strong focus on sustainability with three new Nokia devices

In addition to the Circular leasing subscription, HMD Global announces two new smartphones: Nokia X30 and Nokia G60. At the same time, it also launches the Nokia T21 tablet.

Sustainability has become one of the most important assets with which HMD Global wants to make a difference. The manufacturer with the Nokia license uses this in three new devices and simultaneously launches a Nokia Circular leasing formula to rent devices with a monthly subscription.

The three devices below are the first models to be compatible with the new lease option. If you would like to know more about it, click here.

Nokia X30 5G

Nokia X30 5G

The top model of the new line-up is the Nokia X30 5G. For the first time in a Nokia device, there is an AMOLED screen. That panel supports 90 Hz, measures 6.43 inches and has a resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels. Gorilla Glas Victus should protect the front panel from scratches.

At the back there is room for a 50 MP main camera (f/1.8, OIS) and 13 MP wide-angle camera (f/2.4). At the front is a 16 MP camera (f/2.4) centrally at the top of the screen for video calling.

HMD Global packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G into the Nokia X30 and pairs it with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM. Fast charging is supported up to 33 watts and the battery has a capacity of 4,200 mAh. The device comes with Android 12.

The frame of the device is made of 100 percent recycled aluminum. The plastic backing contains 65 percent recycled material. To further emphasize the durable element, the device will receive three years of Android OS updates, three years of security updates and a three-year warranty.

The Nokia X30 will be available in blue or white from the end of September. The version with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage has a suggested retail price of 519 euros. For 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage you count down 549 euros. Both prices include VAT.

Nokia G60 5G

Nokia G60 5G

Despite the lower price tag, the Nokia G60 contains the same Snapdragon chip as the Nokia X30. What is the difference then? Mainly in the camera and screen. The latter is a 6.58 LCD panel (120 Hz) with Gorilla Glass 5 as protective glass. The front camera is not in the screen, instead you get a teardrop-shaped notch at the top.

The 50 MP camera (f/1.8) looks identical to the X30, but the Nokia G60 does not have optical image stabilization. The wide-angle camera is also less powerful with a 5 MP copy (f/2.4). The third rear camera is a 2 MP camera that measures depth information. At the front is an 8 MP variant (f/2.0) for video calling.

Fast charging is scaled back to 20 watts peak power. The slightly larger screen is assisted by a larger battery: 4,500 mAh. No fingerprint sensor in the screen as with the X30, but on the power button. The device comes with Android 12.

The frame of the device is made of 60 percent recycled plastic. The plastic backing contains 100 percent recycled material. Here too, the Nokia G60 will receive three years of Android OS updates, three years of security updates and a three-year warranty.

The Nokia G60 is now available in black or gray. The basic version with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage has a suggested retail price of 329 euros. If you want more, pay 369 euros for 6 GB of RAM. Both prices include VAT.

Nokia T21 tablet
Nokia T21

Nokia T21

Finally, there is the Nokia T21, an Android tablet with a 10.4 inch LCD screen (1,200 x 2,000 pixels) that is compatible with a Wacom active stylus. Inside is a Unisoc T612 chip, a CPU with two fast and six energy-efficient cores. There is room for an 8 MP camera in both the front and rear.

Despite the large battery (8,200 mAh), the fast charging is limited to 18 watts peak power. The tablet comes with Android 12 and will receive at least two years of Android OS updates and two years of security updates.

For business use, a variant is available with NFC functionality.

The Nokia T21 will be available from the second half of October in one color (grey) with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. The WiFi version has a suggested retail price of 249 euros. The LTE variant costs slightly more: 269 euros. Both prices are exclusive of VAT.

The article is in Dutch

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