The Nokia Asha 205 (chinese version, dubbed as Nokia 2050) debuted in China with a dedicated QQ button replacing Facebook key.
The country specific version of Asha 205 seems to be a gimmick for getting rid of brand name Asha completely, and the company has introduced the device as Nokia 2050. Besides, the device is also done away with Facebook dedicated key, as the social networking site is banned in China. Instead, the device features a dedicated QQ button for invoking China's popular instant message service (QQ).
"Today, Nokia has officially presented the QQ-friendly handset in China, where it's called Nokia 2050 (seemingly without the Asha branding)," reported Unwired View.
Te device supports a 2.4 inch QVGA landscape display with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels, along with S40 User Interface and full QWERTY keyboard. The handset remains identical to the international version, apart from packing few changes like QQ button. On the connectivity front, the device packs the company's exclusive Bluetooth connectivity - Slam, which will help the users to transfer multimedia content quickly without pairing the devices. The phone also packs other features like 3.5mm headset jack, stereo FM radio and Nokia Life Tools.
The dual SIM handset houses only one low-powered VGA camera. The camera supports 4x digital zoom, landscape mode and self timer features. It is powered by a 1,020 mAh battery, which is claimed to deliver 25 days of standby time, 30 hours of music playback and 11 hours of 2G talk time.
Details of device's internal memory storage is still unknown. However, it is expandable up to 32GB with microSD slot. The device which surfaced on China's official Nokia website is priced at 399 Cynthia and the phone is expected to come in two flavours - cyan, and white with orange.