Microsoft has released quite a few mobile phones after the Nokia acquisition episode and surprisingly most of them are lean on pricing, but decent on specification front. Keeping the flag up, Microsoft has launched a new feature phone, Nokia 215. Microsoft claims Nokia 215 is the cheapest Internet ready feature phone available till date.
With a $29 price tag, which roughly draws to ₹1,837 and €24.27, the Nokia 215 will be launched soon in price conscious markets like Asia, Middle East and Africa. The handset will also be released in Europe later this year. Unlike other inexpensive feature phones, Nokia 215 can run essential Internet services including Facebook Messenger, Twitter, Bing Search, MSN Weather and Opera Mini.
The Nokia 215 feature phone supports 2G only network and boasts a 2.4-inch QVGA colour display with 320x240 pixel resolution. The 215 also features essentials like 0.3MP camera, MP3 Player, FM Radio and a built-in Torch. It also supports Bluetooth connectivity and can send/receive files with other phones or connect with Bluetooth Speaker, quite surprising in its price. The device will be available both in Single SIM and Dual SIM edition.
More importantly the Nokia 215 features a claims a battery life of 29 days of stand-by with the single SIM edition and 21 days of stand-By time on Dual SIM edition.
|Design||116x50x12.9mm (HxWxT), 78.4g|
|Display||2.4-inch QVGA, 320x240, 166ppi|
|Memory||8MB RAM+ 32GB through Micro SD card|
|Feature||USB 2.0, Bluetooth 3.0, Micro USB,|
|Network||GSM 900-1800 MHZ, GPRS (up to 85.6 KBPS), EGPRS (up to 236.8 KBPS)|
|Camera||0.3MP, 2X Zoom, 320x240 video recording @ 15fps, 2X Zoom, AVI M-JPEG|
|Format Support||AAC, MIDI, MP3, WAV, LPCM, H.263, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4, M-JPEG|