HMD XR21 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

HMD XR21
  • Exp. release 2024, May 231g, 10.5mm thickness Android 12 128GB storage, no card slot
  • Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver) Adreno 619 Single SIM (Nano-SIM, eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) About 672 USD
  • 6.49" 1080x2400 pixels
  • 64MP 1080p
  • 6GB RAM Snapdragon 695 5G
  • 4800mAh 33W

HMD XR21 overview

HMD XR21 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It is expected to be release 2024, May. HMD XR21 has 6.49 inch, IPS LCD, 120Hz, 450 nits (typ), 550 nits (HBM), a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. HMD XR21 uses Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm) chipset, Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver) CPU, Adreno 619 GPU. HMD XR21 supports 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G networks with Single SIM (Nano-SIM, eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). HMD XR21 has 64MP Dual main camera, 16MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Po 4800 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of HMD XR21 is about 672 USD.

Score the key features of HMD XR21 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 103 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 81 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 96 / 100 points
  • Price: 69 / 100 points

HMD XR21 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 48, 66, 71
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA
Speed HSPA, LTE, 5G

LAUNCH

Announced 2024, May 14
Status Coming soon

BODY

Dimensions 168 x 78.6 x 10.5 mm (6.61 x 3.09 x 0.41 in)
Weight 231 g (8.15 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM, eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  IP68/IP69K dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 60 min) Drop-to-concrete resistance from up to 1.8m MIL-STD-810H compliant

DISPLAY

Type IPS LCD, 120Hz, 450 nits (typ), 550 nits (HBM)
Size 6.49 inches, 101.7 cm2 (~77.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~406 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus

PLATFORM

OS Android 12
Chipset Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver)
GPU Adreno 619

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM

MAIN CAMERA

Dual 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0", PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, second LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 16 MP, f/2.4 (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive
GPS GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS (G1), BDS (B1I+B1c+B2a), GALILEO (E1+E5a), QZSS (L1+L5), NavIC (L5)
NFC Yes
Radio Unspecified
USB USB Type-C 2.0, OTG

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  3-year warranty (Europe, Australia, and New Zealand)

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 4800 mAh, non-removable
Charging 33W wired, PD2.0, QC3

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Midnight Black
Price About 672 USD

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