While other companies are focusing on launching the most innovative flagship smartphones, Microsoft is sticking to affordable and durable versions of mobile phones. Today, the company announced its most affordable internet-ready phones to date, Nokia 215 and Nokia 215 Dual SIM.
The new Nokia 215 is priced at only 3000 PKR and will be available to public in the first quarter of year 2015 in selected markets, including Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa. Nokia 215 will come with pre-installed social apps like Facebook, Messenger and Twitter along with Opera Mini Browser, MSN weather updates and Bing search. Furthermore, the new phones will boast Bluetooth headset and speaker connectivity and SLAM technology for sending and receiving files.
Other specifications for the Nokia 215 include:
2.4-inch QVGA 320 x 240 Pixel Display
- Built-In Torch
- VGA 0.3-Megapixel Camera
- Nokia Series 30+ Operating System
- MP3 with playback of up to 50 hours and FM radio support with playback of up to 45 hours
- Up to 32GB Memory with microSD support
- Dimensions: 116mm x 50mm x 12.9 mm
- Weight: 78.7 grams
- Black, white and bright green colors available
What makes the new Nokia 215 all the more amazing is its super long battery life: 29 days! The Nokia 215 Dual SIM phone will have a shorter battery life comparatively, 21 days. Added to this, is the 20 hour long talk time for those who love to talk and the durability and sturdiness of a Nokia phone that we all love the brand for.
Introducing the Nokia 215 and Nokia 215 Dual SIM, Jo Harlow, Microsoft Devices Group’s Corporate Vice President, said, “With our ultra-affordable mobile phones and digital services, we see an inspiring opportunity to connect the next billion people to the Internet for the first time. The Nokia 215 is perfect for people looking for their first mobile device, or those wanting to upgrade to enjoy affordable digital and social media services, like Facebook and Messenger.”