Nokia 105, the company's most affordable phone arrives in India for Rs 1,249

The Nokia 105 phone, dubbed as the Finnish company's most affordable one to date, recently arrived in India. The company has launched the Nokia 105 phone in India, for Rs 1,249. We first spoke about it in late February this year, i.e. during the Mobile World Congress, where it was announced. 

 

With the phone, Nokia claims to further its ‘Connecting the next billion and beyond’ strategy, 

 

The Nokia 105, a lightweight phone that weighs 70g, including battery. It comes with a 1.45-inch colour screen and basic functionality, like FM Radio and flashlight. It also has a dust and splash-proof, pillowed keypad, making it a pretty durable piece. The phone will support only a single SIM card. The Nokia 105 also comes with preloaded games, and the Nokia Life service that offers tips on education and health, as well as entertainment topics, will also be available in supported countries. 

Comes with FM Radio

Comes with FM Radio

 

 

The company refers to the Nokia 105 as the successor to the popular, Nokia 1280, which it claims sold more than 100 million units in its lifetime. The phone measures 107 x 44.8 x 14.3 mm and is fuelled by a 800 mAh battery. 

 

Among the interesting additions in the Nokia 105 are five programmable alarms and a speaking clock. Those looking forward to buying this one, can pick it in cyan or black colours. 

 

Commenting on the launch Prashanth Mani, Regional General Manager (West), Nokia India said, “The Nokia 105 marks the end of black & white screen era in the Indian handset market. The very human and fresh fabula design of Nokia 105 makes it distinct in this price range. Our most affordable device, he Nokia 105, with some of the best category features, is the ideal handset for first time buyers to enjoy the benefits and experiences of mobility.”

Available in black and cyan colours

Available in black and cyan colours

 

 

On the design of the Nokia 105, lead designer Sungwoo Cho said, “The very human curves and the clean, fresh design make it very distinct from our competitors’ devices in this price range, and utterly modern despite a traditional form factor. We’re also extremely happy to be able to offer the Nokia 105 in cyan, as well as black. This is pretty unique at this price point.”


Published Date: Apr 15, 2013 03:16 pm | Updated Date: Apr 15, 2013 03:16 pm