Nokia G21

Specifications
Nokia G21
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  • 6.5" 720x1600 pixels
  • 50MP 1080p
  • 3-6GB RAM Unisoc T606
  • 5050mAh Li-Po
Released 2022, February 15 190g, 8.5mm thickness Android 11, up to Android 12 64GB/128GB storage, microSDXC
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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, upgradable to Android 12
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
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
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 18W wired, PD3.0
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 $ 214.99 / £ 128.98 / € 176.58 / ₹ 12,499
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 Endurance rating 126h
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User opinions and reviews

For those that have Android 11 on Nokia G21, I understand the lag and freezing we encounter when we expose our phone to direct sunlight or if it is a bright cloudy day. The solution to this according to the Nokia Forum is install android 12 on y...

  • Teeen
  • 27 Nov 2022
  • 6p}

Laggy how? I think you got from a bad batch. My G21 is the smoothest and even faster after android 12 update and battery lasting even longer now. You def got a bad unit.

  • Madsen
  • 15 Nov 2022
  • 0k1

Sorry, you're right — I got the version numbers mixed up. Mine is a 5.3 and my daughter's is a 3.4. My bad. I'll amend/edit my original post if possible. Doesn't change the fact that the G21 is a pretty sad excuse of a phone ...

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