Nokia unveils budget feature phones Asha 230 and Nokia 220 at MWC 2014by Sushant Bhosale February 26, 2014 0 comments
Finnish mobile manufacturer Nokia has unveiled two new feature phones dubbed as Asha 230 and Nokia 220 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014. The event is taking place at Barcelona (Spain). The phones will be available in two variants- Single SIM and Dual SIM. Both phones are targeted at customers looking for entry level phones.
Nokia 220 will come with a price tag of €29 (approx. $39.70 or Rs. 2500). The phone sports a 2.4-inch QVGA LCD display, 2MP rear camera and 32GB expandable storage via microSD card. It is backed by a 1100mAh battery which can deliver up to 24 days of standby time with dual SIM and up to 15 hours of talktime on 2G. There are five colour variants available- White, Black, Red, Cyan and Yellow.
Nokia Asha 230 is priced at €45 (approx. $62 or Rs. 3,844), making it the least expensive Asha phone till date. It hosts a 2.8-inch QVGA display and features 32GB storage via microSD card, 64MB RAM, 1.3-MP rear camera with fixed focus, Bluetooth 3.0 with Slam sharing feature. The battery capacity is 1020mAh which can deliver up to 21 days of standby time for dual-SIM and 12 hours of talktime on 2G. It runs on new Nokia Asha software platform v1.1.1 with new Nokia Fastlane features. The device will be available in six colour options- White, Black, Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan and Yellow.
Soon after the launch, the dual-SIM variants of both the Nokia 220 and Nokia Asha 230 have been listed on Nokia’s website in India with ‘coming soon’ tag. The phones will be available by the first week of March.