Built to last longer: Nokia G11 and G21

Combat low battery anxiety and receive twice as many security updates

  • Publish date: Monday، 14 February 2022
Built to last longer: Nokia G11 and G21

Built to last longer: Nokia G11 and G21 combat low battery anxiety and receive twice as many security updates[i]

  • Love it: Three-day battery life and new Super Battery Saver mode exclusive to HMD Global gives you more battery life vs the standard Android solution
  • Trust it: Twice as many security updates as competition to help keep important data protected, plus a free 30-day ExpressVPN access for added security
  • Keep it: Brand new Nokia phone design unveiled for 2022, setting the tone for a new wave of reliable and durable devices this year

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14th February, 2022 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces a pair of resilient new Nokia G-series smartphones, the Nokia G11 and Nokia G21. Legacy Nokia phones were famed for their robust battery lives, and the new affordable Android smartphones are no exception with an impressive three-day battery life and new Super Battery Saver mode, as well as category-leading security updates.

Florian Seiche, CEO at HMD Global: “We continue to push boundaries in the mid-range segment providing affordable, secure and competitive technology for all. I am delighted to unveil two new heroes from our heartland G-series, the Nokia G11 and Nokia G21.

The two devices epitomise the durability and long-lasting battery life qualities Nokia phones became famous for all those years ago. This combined with the best of Android software, and more security updates than the competition within this price category, cements our vision for 2022 and beyond – as we continue to build phones that last for longer.”

Sanmeet Kochhar, Vice President for HMD Global MENA & India: “Responding to consumer demand for a resilient smartphone that is designed to last, we launched the Nokia G11 and Nokia G21. They are smartphones built for today’s reality – with features such as Mask mode and pre-loaded with Spotify and ExpressVPN. Increasingly, we are seeing that people are concerned about the security of their data. These two new mid-range Nokia phones will deliver a seamless mobile experience to fans, while ensuring their data stays safe and secure.”

Unrivalled protection for mobile technology that lasts for longer

Twice as many security updates as competition to help keep important data protected – the Nokia G11 and Nokia G21 will work seamlessly in the background to protect you so that you can go about your day worry-free.

Introducing Mask mode to affordable smartphones – available on G-series for the first, it ensures the convenience of face unlock is never disrupted. Keep your data safe with or without a protective face mask.

Ready for Android 12, so you always have access to the latest features and have a smartphone that you can keep for longer.[ii]

Supported by industry-leading partners for best-in-class experiences, the Nokia G11 and Nokia G21 come pre-loaded with Spotify and ExpressVPN. Spotify also gives Nokia smartphone owners access to 70 million tracks and 3.2 million podcasts out of the box.[iii] For enhanced privacy and added peace of mind, ExpressVPN is now available on all new Nokia smartphones with a 30-day free trial.[iv]

Long-lasting battery life so you can stay connected all-day

The impressive three-day battery life is perfect for those who want to go about their day without worrying about how much battery they have left. Whether its capturing memories with the family, or watching all your favourite shows, staying connected all day is made easy with the new Nokia G11 and Nokia G21.

Turn on the all-new Super Battery Saver mode to extend your battery life even further – you can even choose where exactly the energy savings are made, so you can still access key features that are needed. Nokia G11 and Nokia G21 also allow for this feature to be switched on at any time.

Fast response for increased productivity

Unlocking the power of 90Hz for the first time in G-series, the improved refresh rate makes scrolling and typing even more fluid, and photos look smoother.

Breath-taking photography with Nokia G21

The versatile triple-lens cameras will fully equip anyone to create professional-looking photography, delivering beautiful detail even in low light. On the front, AI smarts ensure your evening selfies will have just the right amount of light and clarity. Also, with AI Super Resolution, the new handsets elevate the zoom quality of your shots for a striking result.

New design, same Finnish durability

Introducing an all-new design, the Nokia G11 and Nokia G21 are thinner and more ergonomic. Made from tough polycarbonate, the new design honours the durability and Nordic excellence you’d expect from a Nokia phone whilst bringing a refreshed look to the range.

For extra peace of mind, the Clear Case is available for both phones, will show off your phone’s beauty. It’s made from recycled materials and can also be recycled after use.

Find your perfect audio companion

To offer choice, the newest headphones come in wired and wireless versions. Built for comfort, the Nokia Wireless Headphones and Nokia Wired Headphones deliver extra powerful bass thanks to high-quality 40mm drivers. The super lightweight design features soft over-ear cushioning and a foldable arm for extra comfort and convenience. Easy, hands-free calling and smart voice assistant support[v] makes for a seamless experience whether you’re working or blasting your favourite tunes.

If wireless is the way to go for you, rest assured the Nokia Wireless Headphones will keep up with your plans – enjoy up to 62 hours of uninterrupted listening on single charge.

Offering clear sound and comfortable fit at ultra-high value, the new Nokia Go Earbuds2 + are truly wireless and come with environmental noise cancellation (ENC) eliminating background noise for great voice clarity in calls. IPX4 rating means they are sweat and splash resistant – combined with 24-hour playtime, they will see you through even the rainiest of days. Coming with a simple touch pad for controlling your audio and Fast Pair so you can instantly connect to your Android device.

Take it a step further with the all-new Nokia Go Earbuds2 Pro – coming with low latency gaming and video mode, you can enjoy no audio delay for an immersive multimedia experience.

Pricing and availability

  • Nokia G21 is available in United Arab Emirates starting 9th March in Nordic Blue (navy) and Dusk (dark taupe) in 4/64 GB and 4/128 GB variants starting at AED 639
  • Nokia G11 is available in United Arab Emirates starting 23rd March in Charcoal (dark grey/ black) and Ice (white/blue)in 3/32 GB and 4/64 GB variants starting at AED 499
  • Nokia Go Earbuds2 Pro are available to buy starting today in Black and White for $44.99
  • Nokia Go Earbuds2 + are available to buy starting today in Black and White for $39.99
  • Nokia Go Earbuds2 TWS201 are available to buy in
  • of April in Black and White starting at AED 125


For further information, please contact HMD Global Middle East press office: HMDNokiaPR@bpggroup.com

About HMD Global 

Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy (“HMD”) is the home of Nokia phones. HMD’s mission is providing accessible connectivity for everyone. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones and an expanding portfolio of innovative service offerings. With an ongoing commitment to security, durability, reliability, and quality across its range, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see www.hmdglobal.com.

Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation. All specifications, features and other product information provided are subject to change without notice. Variations on offering may apply. Check local availability. Android is a trademark of Google LLC. 


[i] Starting from the global launch, the Nokia G11 receives 36 security updates in total. Other smartphones in the same price bracket receive, on average, up to 16 security updates during their life cycle.

[ii] Comes with two years of OS updates.

[iv] See here for more details: Spotify & ExpressVPN 

[v] Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant

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