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Nokia X30
Nokia X30 (X Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G 8 x 1.7 - 2.2 GHz, Kryo 660 Gold (2x Cortex-A78) / Silver (6x Cortex-A55)
Graphics adapter
6 GB 
6.43 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 409 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, AMOLED, FHD+, HDR10, HLG, under display Fingerprint sensor, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, 700 Nits peak brightness, glossy: yes, HDR, 90 Hz
128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash, 128 GB 
, 110 GB free
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 Infrared, Audio Connections: USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Proximity sensor, IR-LED, Accelerometer, G-sensor, Gyroscope, E-compass, USB-OTG, DRM Widevine L1, Camera2 API Level 3
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.1, 2G (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 3G (Band 1, 2, 4, 5, 8), 4G (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41), 5G (Band n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78), Dual-SIM, eSIM, Head SAR 0.79 W/kg, Body SAR 1.37 W/kg, Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8 x 158.9 x 73.9 ( = 0.31 x 6.26 x 2.91 in)
4200 mAh Lithium-Polymer
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 12
Primary Camera: 50 MPix 50MP main camera (AF, OIS, 2.0μm 4-in-1, f/1.8, 1/1.57”) + 13MP ultrawide camera (FOV 123°, f/2.4, 1/3.06”), video recording up to 1080p@60fps
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix 2.0μm 4-in-1, f/2.4, 1/3.06”
Additional features
Speakers: single speaker, Keyboard: virtual, SIM Tool, Quick start guide, Warranty information, 3 years of OS upgrades, 3 years of monthly security updates, 36 Months Warranty, fanless, waterproof
185 g ( = 6.53 oz / 0.41 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
519 Euro



Average Score: 71.46% - average
Average of 30 scores (from 44 reviews)
price: 66%, performance: 59%, features: 53%, display: 77% mobility: 73%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Nokia X30

81.7% Nokia X30 smartphone review: Nokia's fastest eco-smartphone | Notebookcheck
Nokia is stepping up its game once again. The X30 5G is the Finnish manufacturer's fastest smartphone so far and is also supposed to be the most sustainable. The mid-range smartphone makes a strong impression terms of features, accompanied by a 3-year warranty and equally long updates. Whether the overall package lives up to expectations is revealed in the following review.
72% Nokia X30 Review: Eco-Friendly Battery King
Source: Tech PP English
Regular operating system and security updates are promised for the Nokia X30 5G for three years. The user interface is light and generally snappy, with all the essential features you would find on a Pixel smartphone. You can also expect excellent battery life with this smartphone, as the phone lasts almost a day and a half with intensive use. But the Nokia X30 5G smartphone is typically offered for Rs 48,999. For a mid-range smartphone, that’s definitely on the higher side. Even for Nokia connoisseurs, the Nokia X30 5G isn’t an automatic choice, as phones in the same price range, like the OnePlus 11R or iQOO 10T, offer better camera performance and processing power. But as of publishing this review, Nokia X30 is being offered for Rs 36,999 on Amazon as part of the Blockbuster Value Day sale, which makes it an attractive buy at that price. In summary, we recommend buying this phone if you are an Android One enthusiast and find it okay to spend more money on a minimalist phone that has a sturdy build, great battery life, and an almost stock Android experience without bloatware and UI bugs.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/15/2023
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 60% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%
60% Nokia X30 5G review: Most things nice but the price
Source: Gadgets Now English
Nokia is asking too much for a smartphone that is a good mid-range device at best. The Nokia X30 5G is not for Gen-Z and it will probably attract only the loyal Nokia fans. Having said that, the high asking price could be a dealbreaker for the already niche audience that the company has. Sustainability, a ‘good enough’ camera and not-so-solid performance offered at Rs 47,999 does not cut it in present times. OnePlus 11R 5G is the nearest competitor in this price range and it offers much more value for money than the Nokia X30 5G.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/09/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%
61% Nokia X30 5G Review: Unnecessarily expensive
Source: Think Digit English
So that was our review of the exorbitantly-priced Nokia X30 5G. The smartphone is priced at ₹47,999 onwards in India, but we weren’t able to find anything that justifies that price. Not to take away the credit, the Nokia X30 5G has a good design. I like how the smartphone looks, the in-hand feel, the size, and such factors. However, the moment you turn the smartphone on, it does not feel premium at all. The display, the performance, the camera, the battery - there is nothing that justifies the ₹47,999 price tag. We understand that Nokia must be going for the experience, instead of just aiming for the numbers - something brands like Apple and Google go for. However, with those smartphones, we get a solid experience and there is some level of premium hardware involved. In both these areas, the Nokia X30 5G just falls short and can not be called a premium offering, despite the ₹47,999 price tag.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2023
Rating: Total score: 61% price: 62% performance: 57% workmanship: 56%
Nokia X30 5G review: Still a long way to go to make heads turn
Source: Techlusive English
Nokia X30 Pro 5G is a good standalone device that can work amazingly as your daily driver. However, we cannot ignore that it is offering mid-range performance at flagship prices. This makes it difficult to recommend. Those looking for a good camera phone at this price can go ahead with Google Pixel 7 that costs Rs 59,999. The newly launched OnePlus 11R is also an all-rounder that you can buy for under Rs 45,000 in India.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/20/2023
Nokia X30 5G Review – Eco-Friendly Comeback
Source: Cashify English
The Nokia X30 5G is a good premium mid-range phone. You get an almost flagship-level vibe with it. It has a nice display, a good primary camera and the design looks great. Nokia has definitely improved its game. However, there’s still a lot of room for improvement. I don’t know if you would be willing to pay 50k for a phone with a single speaker, sub-par battery life and performance similar to a 15k phone. So is the Nokia X30 5G worth the hefty price tag? Well, it’s tough to recommend it with that price tag. However, it can be a decent option if you are a diehard fan of Nokia.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/13/2023
74% Nokia X30 5G Review: Nokia fans, this one’s for you!
Source: The Mobile Indian English
The Nokia X30 5G shines in some aspects such as the cameras, the display, battery life and even the build quality. However, it still isn’t suitable for majority of the audience as there are a bunch of better alternatives available in the market at a similar price point. But if you are a hardcore Nokia fan, the Nokia X30 5G shouldn’t disappoint you.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 60% display: 85% mobility: 75% workmanship: 70%
Nokia X30 5G review: more style than substance
Source: 91mobiles English
To reiterate, Rs 48,999 is the asking price of the Nokia X30 5G smartphone. That is high for a device that offers mid-range performance. You can get a more powerful smartphone with better cameras at a fraction of the cost of the Nokia X30, and this makes it difficult to recommend the handset even to Nokia loyalists. Having said that, if you don’t mind splurging on a stylish phone that offers a sturdy design, a decent battery life, and a near-stock Android experience, the Nokia X30 could be an option worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2023
70% Nokia X30 5G review: Reinvention of a flagship with classic design
Source: The Indian Express English
That depends on what type of user you are. The Nokia X30 is for minimalists who still have an attachment to the iconic brand but also want a phone that feels high quality, offers long battery life and has a camera that takes decent photos. But yes, Nokia X30 does seem pricey to many considering HMD Global is charging the top price for a phone that’s essentially a mid-range phone at heart.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 70%
Nokia X30 5G: The comeback king?
Source: Yugatech English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/05/2023
50% Review: Nokia X30 5G
Source: L&B TechReview English
The Nokia X30 5G has about the range of features you’d expect from a decent mid-range phone. The Finns also get points for thinking about the environment in the form of recycled materials and a three-year updates warranty. But price and performance struggle to come together. Basic computing power is fine for everyday use, but when it comes to graphics, the Nokia is beaten by most competitors – even those that cost considerably less. HMD Global highlights the X30 5G as the best Nokia handset to date. It may be, but it’s unlikely to be the one that recaptures Nokia’s lead among handset makers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/15/2022
Rating: Total score: 50%
Nokia X30 Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
At last, we can say that Nokia X30 is a great phone with all of those appealing features and new designs. Plus, the key selling point of the phone would be the clean UI and smooth performance experience. Although, it can’t be denied the phone has several flaws as well. For instance, you won’t get a telephoto lens, slow charging speed, average processing speed, and so on. On the other hand, if you prefer a clean Android experience with better camera quality, the Goole Pixel 6A comes as a brilliant choice as it provides both a camera and a bloatware-free interface. Plus, you will also get the latest Android updates faster than any brand. But if you are looking for customization and well-rounded specs, the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G smartphone comes with better specs and 4 years of software update support.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/12/2022
72% Nokia X30 review
Source: GSM Arena English
Having said that, the Nokia X30 does a few things differently than the masses, and you could find the value there. The 3-year warranty is nice if you're one to keep your phone for as long as it will last, and having guaranteed software updates for as many years is most welcome. That software is a selling point in itself if you're a stock Android fan. And the X30 is good in a lot of hardware aspects too - the display is solid, battery life and charging speed are competitive, and the dust- and water-resistance aren't a universally available feature in the class. All things considered, the Nokia X30 isn't exactly worthy of a raving recommendation, but it just about qualifies for a 'conditional' one - at the right price and after careful weighing of the pros and cons.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/28/2022
Rating: Total score: 72%
70% Nokia X30 5G Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The X30 5G is Nokia’s first premium handset in years, and it makes a good initial impression. As it boasts a polished design, a good screen, the promise of continued software updates, and decent battery life, this positive impression carries on with everyday use. But because of some issues with the finish, the lack of stereo speakers, and occasionally squiffy camera performance under certain conditions, it isn’t necessarily an easy recommendation.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Nokia X30 5G review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The Nokia X30 represents a change in direction, with a more stylish design, hugely improved specs and a boost to camera performance despite no Leica partnership. It doesn’t do anything extraordinarily better than other good mid-rangers, but for the first time in ages Nokia has a chance of competing.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/04/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Nokia X30 5G review: a pure view of mediocrity
Source: Digital Trends English
The Nokia X30 is simply too expensive for what it offers. It’s a perfectly fine phone in the abstract that you could assume was priced at 350 pounds or less. That calculus changes when it’s 400 pounds in this very competitive market. For 380 pounds, the Motorola Edge 30 will offer you a similar stock Android experience and a more powerful Snapdragon 778 processor. For 400 pounds, you can purchase a Google Pixel 6a or a Samsung Galaxy A53 5G. Nokia does offer its Circular subscription as a selling point. Upon passing the credit check, you’re able to grab a new X30 for 22 pounds a month — and they’ll even take care of recycling the phone for you when you’re done with it. The unique selling point remains HMD’s environmentalism. The company will let you earn credits, which it calls Seeds of Tomorrow. The longer you stay subscribed to Circular, the more seeds you can access. These seeds can be used as currency to donate to selected environmental causes. It’s something to consider, but not very compelling on its own. HMD Global’s revival of Nokia has seen the company every so often try and put out a premium-ish phone. Whether it be the Nokia 8, the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 8.3 5G, or Nokia X30, the company has infrequently tried to recapture the glory of old Nokia. Too often, however, it feels like it merely succeeds in lowering the bar of its previous efforts. If you can find the Nokia X30 discounted for 50 pounds to 100 pounds less, then it would get a more emphatic recommendation. As it stands, it’s an elegant phone that just can’t compete.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/30/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
75% Nokia X30 5G review: A bit of a stretch
Source: Phone Arena English
Time to wrap it up! The Nokia X30 5G is a really good-looking midranger. It’s also slim, lightweight and compact, and comes with the promise of 3 full years of major software and security updates. Sadly, it’s still a midranger, hampered by its mediocre chipset (the lack of 4K recording hurts), and also weighed down by its hefty price. The display tops out at 90Hz (when it decides to), and there are little to no reasons for people to opt for the Nokia when there are so many good options in this price range.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/20/2022
Rating: Total score: 75%
Nokia X30 5G review - A vibrant mid-range smartphone with one eye on the planet
Source: Daily Star English
There’s a second ultra-wide cam too allowing you to capture huge vistas while still maintaining a pin-sharp central focal point. You can also do decent selfies thanks to inbuilt portrait software that enhances facial details using AI to make the centre of the image pop. And that iPhone-like Night Mode is good at enhancing light and colours in dark spaces
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/12/2022
Nokia X30 Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Nokia X30 is released in September 2022 and the phone attained a rough price figure of $585 (Rs 45,490 in India) approx. As for the display, you get a 6.43 inches AMOLED panel with a 90Hz refresh rate and 450-700 nits brightness rating. The screen is protected by corning gorilla glass Victus protection and IP67 dust and water resistance. In terms of software, you get the Android 12 OS, while the performance is carried out by the 6nm Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G chipset. You can avail of the device is 6GB/8GB RAM with 128GB /256GB internal storage option. On the back, the phone has a dual-camera setup including a 50MP primary, and a 13MP ultrawide lens. Features on the rear camera setup include Digital Zoom, LED flash, HDR, and Touch to focus. On the front, the X30 features a 16 MP front camera so that you can click some amazing selfies and do video chats. Various connectivity options on the Nokia X30 include WiFi, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, and 5G support. The Nokia X30 holds a decent Li-Po 4200 mAh battery accompanied by robust 33W fast-charging support.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/20/2022
Nokia X30 5G hands-on review: stylish and sustainable
Source: Stuff TV English
There are unanswered questions on the whole Circular subscription, though. At £25 a month, you’ll have paid off the entire cost of the phone in 18 months – shorter than the typical 18 or 24-month contracts most UK mobile networks tie you in for. Will that just encourage even faster upgrading, even if Nokia has good intentions with the hardware afterwards? We like what we’ve seen so far on the hardware front. Ignore the misconception that recycled materials can’t also be premium materials, as the X30 5G feels every bit the modern mid-ranger. Whether the sustainability angle is enough to turn heads remains to be seen. It’ll be arriving later this year.
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 09/02/2022

Foreign Reviews

78% Nokia X30 5G
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/13/2023
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 60% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Das bisher beste Nokia-Smartphone
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
91% Nokia X30 im Test: Nachhaltiger Aufschlag für Nokias Top-Serie?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/14/2022
Rating: Total score: 91%
Langlebigkeit im Fokus
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/19/2022
Nokia X30 im Test: Nachhaltiger Aufschlag für Nokias Top-Serie?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Positive: Bright display; large screen; beautiful design. Negative: Poor cameras; unsupported waterproof.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/03/2022
78% Nokia X30 5G, análisis: un traje reciclado y alma de gama media
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 63% display: 83% mobility: 88% workmanship: 85%
80% Análisis del Nokia X30 5G, un diseño espectacular con un procesador que no le hace justicia
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/24/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Recensione Nokia X30 5G
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good speakers; nice display; support 5G. Negative: High price; weak processor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/29/2022
Unboxing Nokia X30
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Large screen; nice display; decent hardware; good cameras; metal case; elegant design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/14/2022
73% Nokia X30 review: kan deze ecologische telefoon overtuigen?
Source: Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/08/2022
Rating: Total score: 73%
60% Test Nokia X30 5G : conçu à partir de matériaux recyclés, étanche avec un bel écran, mais pas suffisant pour faire trembler la concurrence
Source: Les Mobiles French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/03/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Test du Nokia X30 5G : l’écologie n’excuse pas tout
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/18/2022
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 50% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
60% Test Nokia X30 5G : le retour en force des smartphones Nokia ?
Source: Clubic French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/14/2022
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 50% display: 70% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
77% Test Nokia X30 5G : Un premier véritable smartphone Android pour la marque
Source: Charles Tech French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/03/2022
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 90% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80%
68% Recenzja Nokia X30 5G. Legenda powraca, ale czegoś jej brakuje
Source: Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/15/2022
Rating: Total score: 68% performance: 50% display: 60% mobility: 80%
60% Nokia X30 - a frissesség ígérete
Source: MobilArena HU HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/11/2022
Rating: Total score: 60% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
71% Recenze Nokia X30: ikona se splašenou cenou
Source: CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2022
Rating: Total score: 71% performance: 60% features: 60% mobility: 85% workmanship: 85%
Nokia X30 5G: finský návrat na herní pole kazí přemrštěná cena (recenze)
Source: CZ→EN
Positive: Pure Android; nice cameras; support eSIM; waterproof IP67. Negative: High price; only 1080p video recording; weak device.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/07/2023
Mở hộp Nokia X30: Thân thiện môi trường, thiết kế thanh lịch, cấu hình ổn áp
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Stylish design; decent hardware; nice performance; good price.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 11/25/2022
Trên tay Nokia X30 5G: Thiết kế đẹp mắt, cấu hình tốt, thân thiện với môi trường
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Modern design; excellent cameras; very quick charging; powerful processor; high performance; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2022
70% Test Nokia X30 5G
Source: NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/23/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
84% Nokia X30
Source: Komputer for alle DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/22/2023
Rating: Total score: 84%
84% Nokia X30
Source: Komputer for alle DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/03/2023
Rating: Total score: 84%
50% Anmeldelse: Nokia X30 5G
Source: Input DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2022
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 50% performance: 55% mobility: 30% workmanship: 60%
74% Test: Nokia X30 – Lyxigare än vanligt
Source: SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/21/2022
Rating: Total score: 74%


Qualcomm Adreno 619: Integrated (in the Snapdragon 750G) graphics card based on the Adreno 600 architecture. The performance is a lot better than the old Adreno 612.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 695 5G: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 660 cores (two fast 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A78 based cores in a cluster and six power saving ARM Cortex-A55 based cores at 1.7 GHz) and a lower mid range Adreno 619 GPU. Supports only Wi-Fi 5 and is manufactured in the 6 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

Nokia: Nokia is a Finnish company founded in 1865 and headquartered in Finland. The company is known for its telecommunications equipment and cell phones. Nokia was one of the leading manufacturers of cell phones in the 1990s and has expanded its business into networking and technology solutions in recent years. 

In 2011, Nokia partnered with Microsoft on Windows-based cell phones and sold the entire cell phone division to Microsoft in 2014, which limited the Nokia brand name to basic cell phones. In 2016, Finnish electronics manufacturer HMD Global entered into a licensing agreement with Nokia, bought the remaining Nokia name rights from Microsoft Mobile, and since 2017 has exclusively offered Nokia cell phones worldwide, which are based on Android, among other things, and are produced by Foxconn.

71.46%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.

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