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Nokia G50 5G is another budget 5G phone with Snapdragon 480

The Nokia G50 5G relies on the Snapdragon 480 chipset for 5G connectivity.
The Nokia G50 5G relies on the Snapdragon 480 chipset for 5G connectivity.

Nokia has launched the Nokia G50 5G as another one of its affordable 5G smartphones. Highlights include a 5G chip, a quad camera setup, and a 5000mAh battery.

The Nokia G50 5G is official and joins HMD Global’s Nokia lineup of phones as another affordable smartphone offering. The phone is currently only available in the UK market and it costs GBP 199.99 (approximately 20,100). Nokia is yet to announce availability plans regarding the G50 5G for other markets, which also includes India.

The Nokia G50 5G comes in only a single storage variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. There are two colour variants available on this handset: Midnight Sun and Ocean Blue. In Nokia’s G series of smartphones, the G50 5G will sit alongside the G10 and G20 that launched earlier this year. 

Nokia G50 launches in India 

Similar to the Nokia smartphones of current times, the Nokia G50 5G is essentially a budget Android smartphone with low end features. The phone is based on the Snapdragon 480 platform, which is an entry-level 5G compatible chipset from Qualcomm.

There will be a stock and clean build of Android 11 available out of the box. There’s 64GB of storage onboard but it is expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card.

The display measures 6.8-inches and uses an IPS LCD panel. However, the resolution is limited to HD+ and it can only go up to 450 nits of brightness. As for the cameras, the G50 houses a triple camera setup, which includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor along with a 5-megapixel ultra-wide shooter. There’s also a 2-megapixel depth sensor. Selfies and video calls are handled by an 8-megapixel selfie camera.

All of this is kept alive by a 5000mAh battery and Nokia provides an 18W fast charger in the box. The G50 has a USB-C port for charging and data transfers.

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