HMD Global brings the Nokia T20 tablet to South Africa

Nokia’s T20 tablet, announced back in October 2021, is now available in South Africa.

The Nokia T20 marks the introduction of the brand-new T-series which the company says is packed with innovative and accessible features including a 2K screen plus three years of monthly security updates and two years of free operating system (OS) upgrades.

Florian Seiche, CEO, HMD Global revealed: “We pride ourselves on always listening and responding to people’s wishes. Over the past year, we noticed the increase in hybrid working and online learning, as well as the growing use of social media, video calling platforms and streaming services – leading to an increase in the appetite for tablets, which grew an impressive 53% in Q1 from 2020 to 2021. So, we created HMD Global’s first-ever Nokia tablet to address people’s changing needs and their desire for versatile technology and features. Designed for work, learning and play, our Nokia T20 offers the classic qualities people have come to love and expect from our smartphones, in a brand-new format.”

Ben Wood, Chief Analyst at CCS Insight, added: “There has been a renaissance in the tablet market. Our latest Connected Consumer Radar report underlines how important this category has become, with 27% of owners seeing more value from their tablets since the pandemic began.”

Industry-recognised security and software expertise

The tablet comes with two years of OS upgrades along with three years of monthly security updates to help protect against the latest threats. When it comes to screen time, helping to keep children safe is just as important as nurturing their creativity and learning. The Nokia T20 comes with Google Kids Space, a trusted kids mode for children to explore apps, books and videos to nurture their inquisitive minds. Google Kids Space works in parallel with your child’s Google Account, which parents can help manage with Family Link parental controls.

Long-lasting battery life empowering work, learning and play

The Nokia T20 powerful 8200mAh battery allows for 15 hours of surfing the web, seven hours of conference calls, or 10 hours watching the latest films with the family. The tablet also comes with faster charging, although HMD Global hasn’t specified how fast it is.

The business partner you can rely on to go the distance

The Nokia T20 joins the broadest fleet of Android Recommended devices (AER) that meet Google’s strict enterprise requirements, which means a device you can trust to support your business. The new tablet also works in harmony with HMD Enable Pro, the enterprise mobility management solution designed for ease of use and managing deployed devices from its one-stop-shop interface.

Durable and long-lasting accessories for the perfect companions to the Nokia T20

As people want smaller gadgets, the Micro range is here to supply. The unique charge-through technology allows them to be miniaturised to fit comfortably in all ears whilst still holding over nine hours of battery life. Complemented by a super slim charging case that delivers additional 18 hours of listening time, the compactness doesn’t compromise on sound quality.

Designed to go the distance and give you extra peace of mind, Nokia T20’s purpose-built Rugged cover provides extra protection by gelling perfectly with the device. The Nokia T20’s Flip cover keeps Nokia T20 as fresh as it was on day one, with its versatile design.

Trusted partnerships for best-in-class experiences 

Spotify will give Nokia T20 owners access to 70 million tracks and 2.9 million podcasts out of the box.  Offering additional control over your online privacy, ExpressVPN will be available on the Nokia T20 with a 30-day free trial. See here for more details: Spotify and ExpressVPN partnership. 

Pricing and availability

The Nokia T20 is priced from R3,999 or from R279/month. Nokia T20 has 4GB Ram and 64GB of onboard memory (WiFi and LTE) in Ocean Blue. The Nokia T20 is available in South Africa from mid-January through Vodacom outlets and selected retailers.

A Rugged Flip Cover will be available to protect your Nokia T20 against drops and scratches that can be bought separately from selected online stores.

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