The Nokia XR21 comes in a ruggedized casing. This casing is MIL-STD810H-certified, which makes it capable of withstanding drops from 1.8 meters. The phone comes with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on the front and also has IP69K certification. It sports a 6.49-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with a peak brightness of 550 nits and 120Hz refresh rate.
The Snapdragon 695 SoC powers it with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Further, the device is confirmed to get 4 years of security patches and 3 years of major Android OS upgrades. Interestingly, it runs on Android 12 and not Android 13 which is the latest version.
The device has a 64MP main camera and an 8MP ultrawide sensor at the back. There’s a 16MP front facing shooter for selfies. It is backed by a 4,800mAh battery with 33W fast charging. Connectivity options on the device include Wi-Fi 6, 5G, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Additionally, it gets stereo speakers and dual microphones with OZO playback support. Lastly, the device gets two reprogrammable buttons, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication.