Earlier this month, HMD International launched two X-series smartphones, and one in every of them is the Nokia X20. It’s a mid-range smartphone that prices EUR 349 (roughly Rs 31,515) and it’ll go on sale in numerous markets beginning Could. Whereas the primary sale of the machine continues to be just a few days away, we’ve now discovered some attention-grabbing information about it. In keeping with the official webpage of the Nokia X20, the smartphone won’t include a wall charger within the field. Clients must use their current charger or purchase a brand new one to juice up the Nokia X20.
Apple was the primary model to ship telephones with out a charger
Nokia, nevertheless, isn’t the primary model to take this resolution. The credit score for that goes to Apple. Final yr, the Cupertino-based tech large launched the iPhone 12 series smartphones. Together with it, the model introduced that its telephones will no extra come bundled with a charging adapter. In keeping with the iPhone maker, skipping on a charger will scale back carbon emissions considerably. Samsung has taken an analogous resolution with its flagship smartphones. The Galaxy S21 collection does not ship with a charger within the field. Even the just lately launched Mi 11 doesn’t embrace a wall charger. And now, Nokia has jumped the bandwagon as properly.
Nokia desires to scale back ecological impression by skipping on a charger
“There’s no plastic wall charger included, and with the 100% compostable case, we’ve diminished the ecological impression of Nokia X20,” reads the sustainability part on the official webpage of the Nokia X20. At the moment, there isn’t any data if the choice from the model to ship the Nokia X20 with out a charger is proscribed to particular areas or for all of the markets the place the machine will probably be bought. What we additionally don’t know in the meanwhile is that if the Nokia X20 is the one machine to ship with out a charger or if the model goes to take an analogous resolution for its different smartphones.
The choice from HMD International may have an effect on Nokia X20 gross sales
The smartphones from Apple, Samsung, and Mi, which don’t ship with a charger, are high-end gadgets. These manufacturers can justify their motion of skipping the charger by saying that the folks shopping for a high-end telephone can have cash to spend on a charging adapter. The identical won’t be true for HMD International. The Nokia X20, nevertheless, is a low-end/mid-range smartphone. Arguably, folks shopping for a smartphone in that value bracket won’t wish to spend extra cash on buying a charger individually. Many individuals may favor different telephones over the Nokia X20 if it certainly ships with out a charger when it goes on sale.
The Nokia X20 specs
In case you missed the Nokia X20 announcement, the smartphone contains a 6.67-inch FHD+ IPS LCD with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The machine has a 64MP major + 5MP ultrawide + 2MP macro + 2MP depth digicam on the rear and a 32MP front-facing sensor. Powering the smartphone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480G SoC and it runs on Android 11. The machine comes with as much as 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The telephone packs a 4,470mAh battery with 18W quick charging, 5G connectivity, and a USB Kind-C port.