Nokia X30 5G With Snapdragon 695 5G SoC, 4,200mAh battery launches in Kenya

HMD Global has announced the launch of the  Nokia X30 5G smartphone in Kenya. 

The Nokia X30 5G is claimed to be HMD Global’s most eco-friendly smartphone yet to date with a 100% recycled aluminium frame and 65% recycled plastic back.

“At HMD Global, home of Nokia phones, we are delighted to introduce a phone that is eco-friendly to its core. Not only does Nokia X30 5G deliver the best Pureview photography, it is also the best phone we have ever made. The smartphone combines our passion for helping our users keep their devices for longer.’’ Gopher Ogembo, Senior Business Manager, HMD Global said.

Nokia X30 5G Specs

The phone features a 6.43-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and up to 700 nits of peak brightness. This display also features Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection as well

Nokia X30 5G runs on Android 12 and the company is promising three OS upgrades and three years of monthly security updates for the device. 

It is powered by a Snapdragon 695 5G SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. 

For the cameras, the Nokia X30 5G features a dual rear camera comprising PureView OIS primary sensor and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide angle secondary sensor. The rear camera unit is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass layer and supports different photography modes including AI Portrait, Night Mode 2.0, Dark Vision, Tripod Mode, and Night Selfie. There’s a 16-megapixel front camera for selfies and video chats and the phone is backed by a 4,200mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. 

The Nokia X30 5G also comes with the GoPro Quik App preinstalled so you can shoot, edit, and share your creativity from anywhere.

It will be available in Kenya starting today for Ksh. 42,500 in Cloudy Blue or Ice White and comes bundled with Nokia earbuds BH-805, Noise cancelling earbuds worth KES 15,000 while stocks last. 

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