Nokia G20 to launch in US on 01 July

Nokia G20
(Image credit: Nokia)

The Nokia G20 was first announced back in April, but the brand new Nokia handset will finally hit stores in the US on 01 July. With an attractive price of just $199, the Nokia G20 comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage in two color option, Night (dark blue) and Glacier (white).

Sporting the Helio G35 chipset and running Android 11, the Nokia G20 has a 6.52" HD+ screen. For those interesting in future-proofing their purchases, Nokia has promised that the G20 will have two years of major OS updates and three years of security updates. This means that Android 12 and 13 will be able to run on the Nokia G20.

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As reported by GSMArena, photography enthusiasts will benefit from a quad camera setup on the rear of the handset, featuring a 49MP primary camera, a 5MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro camera and 2MP depth camera. Meanwhile, the front of the Nokia G20 will house an 8MP selfie camera in a small and unassuming notch. 

In terms of video, the Nokia G20 is one of the slowly dwindling number of camera phones that doesn't offer 4K video, Instead, users will be able to shoot 1080p at 30fps. 

Weighing just 197g, the Nokia G20 will house a sizable 5,050 mAh battery that can be charged via the USB-C port at up to 10W. This should mean that the battery life could last as long as three days. Meanwhile, there will also be a side-mounted fingerprint reader for biometric authentication and a 3.5mm headphone jack as well. The Nokia G20 is rated IPX2, which means that it should be resistant to rain. 

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While it's safe to say that this might not be the best specced handset we've ever seen, the affordable price means it might still be one of the best budget camera phones around. 

The Nokia G20 is already on sale in Europe costing from £140 for the 64GB version.

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.