Launch of Nokia G21

Launch of Nokia G21
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Nokia has announced the G21 smartphone in India. The phone comes with a Unisoc processor, a triple camera setup and comes in two colors both inspired by the company’s Nordic design language.

The Nokia G21 was launched in global markets in February 2022 and is now making its way to the Indian smartphone market. Nokia promises three years of security updates and two OS updates on the Nokia G21. The Nokia G21 comes as the successor to the Nokia G20 in the budget segment.


The Nokia G21 sports a 6.5-inch HD+ LCD panel with 90Hz refresh rate and a 20:9 aspect ratio. Users also get 180Hz touch sampling. The phone is powered by the Unisoc T606 SoC chipset and comes with up to 6GB RAM. The phone is available with either 64GB or 128GB storage, both of which can be expanded to another 512GB external storage via a micro SD card.

Coming to the cameras, the Nokia G21 comes with a 50 MP primary sensor on the back accompanied by a 2MP macro unit and a 2MP depth sensor. There is no ultra wide camera here. The phone also packs in an 8MP front camera for selfies and video calls.

Battery Life

Other features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a USB Type-C port and a headphone jack. The Nokia G21 also comes with a 5,050 mAh battery that supports 18W charging. Unfortunately the phone comes with a 10W charger in the box, so those who want to experience the full 18W charging speeds will have to buy a separate 18W charging brick.

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Pricing and Availability

The Nokia G21 is priced at Rs 12,999 in India for the base 4GB/64GB variant and Rs 14,999 for the 6GB/128GB variant. The smartphone also arrives in two colour options Dusk and Nordic Blue. Users interested in getting their hands on a Nokia G21 can grab one on the Nokia website or via offline retail stores and key e-commerce websites.

Display & Screen Features

Nokia G21 comes with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD water drop notch display with 1600×720 pixels HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. processor paired with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage. Nokia G21 packs a 5,050mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

Camera Specifications

Moving to optics, the G21 has a triple-camera setup at the rear, including a 50MP primary camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera. It has an 8MP camera on the front for selfies and video calls. Nokia G21 runs Android 11 out of the box. Additionally, it has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for security.

Nokia Comfort, Nokia Go Earbuds Plus TWS earbuds

Nokia Comfort TWS offers 10mm drivers, IPX5 water and dust resistance, and up to 29 hours of battery life. The ear buds come in two color options -black and white priced at Rs 2,799.

Nokia Go Ear buds Plus TWS comes with 13mm drivers, IPX4 splash proof, and up to 26 hours of battery life. The ear buds come in two color options -black and white priced at Rs 1,999.