HMD XR21 specifications, advantages and disadvantages


HMD XR21 Specifications

HMD announced its new 5G smartphone known as HMD XR21 with a price tag of $600 (Rs 49,999 in India) approximately. On the Hz and a brightness of 550 nits. The device comes with a powerful 6nm Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G with the ability to reach a clock speed of up to 2×2.2 GHz supported by the Adreno 619 GPU to help with the graphics rendering process.

The phone runs on Android 12 operating system. Apart from that, the device comes with 128 GB of internal storage with support for 6 GB of RAM. As for the camera section, you will get a dual rear camera setup with a 64MP primary sensor along with an 8MP ultrawide sensor. For selfies, you have a 16MP front camera, while you can record videos in 1080p resolution. Not to forget, the screen is also protected by Gorilla Glass Victus protection and the smartphone has IP68/IP69K water and dust resistance.

Specifications HMDXR21
Grid 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Announced May 2024
Dimensions 6.61×3.09×0.41 inch
Weight 231 grams
Size 6.49 inches
450-550 nits brightness
Ratio 20:9
~406 PPI density
Protection/Others Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
IP68/IP69K dust/water resistant
Resistance to drops onto concrete up to 1.8 m
Compliant with MIL-STD-810H
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
SW android 12
chipset 6nm – Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G
CPU Eight cores
2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold
6×1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver
GPU adreno 619
card slot No
Internal 128GB
Camera 64 MP (wide), PDAF
8 MP (ultra wide angle)
Dual tone dual LED flash, second LED flash, HDR, panorama
Maximum: 1080p at 30 fps
selfie 16 megapixels (wide)
Maximum: 1080p at 30fps
Loudspeaker Yeah
(stereo speakers)
3.5mm jack Yeah
Wifi 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 Yeah
infrared port No
Radio not specified
USB USB Type C 2.0, OTG
Sensors Side fingerprint, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass, barometer
3 year warranty (Europe, Australia and New Zealand)
Battery Li-Po 4800 mAh
33W wired, PD2.0, QC3
Colors black midnight
Expected price $600 (Rs 49,999 in India) approximately
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Pros and cons of the HMD XR21

Based on the above specifications, you can see the List of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the HMD XR21 smartphone.


  1. Smartphone with 5G and NFC capability.
  2. Decent battery support with 33W fast charging.
  3. IPS LCD with 120Hz refresh rate.
  4. Side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
  5. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection and IP68/IP69K dust/water resistance.
  6. Comes with MIL-STD-810H compatibility.
  7. There are stereo speakers and an audio jack.


  1. Support for Android 14 operating system is missing.
  2. There is no support for custom UI.
  3. No microSD card slot.
  4. Heating problems appear with intensive use.
  5. No reverse or wireless charging.
  6. There is no support for 4K video recording.
  7. Gyro-EIS support is missing.
  8. A camera with optical zoom is missing.
  9. Available in single RAM and storage variants.

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