Nokia X30 vs Nokia G60: how does Nokia’s most expensive phone in India compare to the premium mid-ranger?

Nokia X30 launched in India on Wednesday at a whopping Rs 48,999!

Nokia X30 5G was launched in India recently as the costliest Snapdragon 695-powered 5G model in the country. At a special launch price of Rs 48,999, the handset doesn’t come cheap. The handset features an AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, a 100 percent recycled aluminium frame and a back cover that is 65 percent recycled plastic. Key specifications include a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, a 50MP primary camera, and Android 13 OS.

This isn’t the first time that Nokia has launched a seemingly overpriced phone in the country. To recall, the brand introduced the Nokia G60 back in November as the most premium offering. In this story, we will be comparing both phones to see how different they are.

Nokia X30 vs Nokia G60: price in India

Nokia X30 5G is priced at Rs 48,999 and comes in Cloudy Blue and Ice White colour options. The phone will be on sale from Amazon and Nokia website from February 20th.

The Nokia G60 5G is priced at Rs 29,999 for the single 6GB/128GB model.

Nokia X30 vs Nokia G60: design, display, performance, and camera

Design

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The Nokia X30 has a centre-positioned punch hole cutout for the selfie snapper, narrow bezels and a sizeable bottom chin. The top portion of the phone houses a primary microphone. The volume rocker and power buttons are on the right edge. Flipping the phone to the back, one can see the rectangular module to house dual camera sensors and an LED flash. There is an in-display fingerprint sensor for security. The 3.5mm audio jack, speaker grill and microphone are present at the bottom.

On the other hand, the Nokia X60 has a waterdrop notch for the selfie shooter and a noticeable bezel at the bottom. The volume rocker and a power button with a fingerprint embedded in it are on the right edge. The back of the phone is where the rectangular module is present to house triple cameras and an LED flash. The phone is claimed to be sustainably crafted with a 100 percent recycled polycarbonate back and a 60 percent recycled polycarbonate frame.

The 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port, speaker grill, and primary microphone are at the bottom.

Display

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The Nokia X30 5G sports a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, 700 nits peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.

On the other hand, the Nokia G60 has a 6.58-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, 500 nits peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Processor, RAM, storage

The Nokia X30 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC coupled with Adreno 619L GPU, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. The handset boots Android 12 OS out of the box.

The Nokia G60 is also powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 with Adreno 619L GPU. The phone packs 6GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 storage that is further expandable via a microSD card.

Cameras

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The Nokia X30 has dual cameras on the back, with a 50MP primary camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, an LED flash, and a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture. There is a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats.

Nokia G60 also shares similar specifications, albeit with a third camera. There is a 50MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture and LED flash, a 5MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.0 aperture, and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. For selfies and video chats, there is an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats.

Battery and Connectivity

The Nokia X30 packs a 4,200mAh battery with 33W fast charging and there’s support for QC 3.0 and PD 3.0 support. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, and a USB Type-C port for charging.

Nokia G60 has a 4,500mAh battery with 20W fast charging support. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, and a USB Type-C port for charging.