After years of specializing in telephones, HMD is releasing its first Android pill underneath the Nokia model title — one thing we haven’t seen since the true Nokia launched the N1 Android pill again in 2014.

The T20 is a ten.4-inch pill designed for use for working and learning from house. Pricing begins at $249.99 within the US the place will probably be accessible from November seventeenth, whereas within the UK the pill shall be accessible from as we speak beginning at £179.99 for the Wi-Fi model, or £199.99 for the LTE mannequin.

As you would possibly count on from its inexpensive value level, the Nokia T20 will not be a powerhouse of an Android pill. It’s powered by a modest Unisoc Tiger T610 processor, and within the US and UK comes with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of expandable storage. HMD reckons its 8,200mAh battery is nice for 15 hours of net browsing, 7 hours of convention calls, or 10 hours of movie watching. The pill helps 15W fast-charging.

Word the webcam, oriented for panorama video calls.
Picture: HMD

Across the entrance you’ll discover the pill’s 10.4-inch 1200 x 2000 show flanked by a 5-megapixel webcam that’s fortunately positioned on the lengthy aspect of the show (higher for calls when the pill is in panorama). Round again there’s an 8-megapixel digicam in case you’re the type of one that likes to take images with a pill. It’s obtained a mud and water resistance score of IP52, which suggests it ought to survive a light-weight splash.

On the software program aspect, HMD says it’s sticking to a inventory Android expertise, which isn’t nice information contemplating the dearth of tablet-optimized apps. Different producers like Samsung have added their very own software program options like DeX to beat Android’s large-screen shortcomings, however HMD doesn’t plan to do the identical. The T20 will launch with Android 11, and HMD is promising two years of main OS updates, and three years of month-to-month safety updates. There’s no prolonged guarantee right here, like we noticed with the Nokia X20 earlier this 12 months.

Within the T20’s field you get a USB-C charging cable and brick, however the firm can also be individually promoting a flip case and rugged case if you wish to defend the pill from bumps and scratches. The rugged case shall be priced at $39.99 / £39.99, and the flip case $59.99 / £49.99.

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