Nokia 106 (2018) feature phone launched in India

By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : January 03, 2019 1:09 pm

The Nokia 106 (2018) phone is the successor of the old Nokia 106 that was introduced back in 2013.

HMD Global has launched Nokia 106 (2018) feature phone for the India market. The phone is available on both online and offline channel for an asking price of Rs 1,299.


The Nokia 106 (2018) phone is the successor of the old Nokia 106 that was introduced back in 2013. The new phone comes in Dark Grey colour. The original Nokia 106 came in Black, Red, and White colour options. The device comes in a polycarbonate body with inherent colouring so that scratches are less detectable. 



The Nokia 106 (2018) features 1.8-inch QVGA (160 x 120) display and a polycarbonate body, contoured design. Under the hood, the phone is powered by a MediaTek MT6261D SoC, coupled with 4MB of RAM and 4MB of internal storage. It supports up-to 32GB of expandable storage via MicroSD card.


The feature phone does not feature a camera and LED torch light. It comes with a built-in FM Radio, music player, Bluetooth. Besides, it measures 111.15 x 49.5 x 14.4 mm. and it has 800 mAh battery which claims to offer up to to 21 days standby and 15.7 hours talk time. Nokia 106 is also loaded with games like Snake Xenzia along with some try and purchase games from Gameloft such as Nitro Racing, Danger Dash, and Tetris among others.


Speaking about their latest launch, HMD Global India VP, Ajey Mehta said "India is an important feature phone market. Consumers here seek outstanding battery life, a simple to use interface, and great durability from a trusted brand like Nokia. Nokia phones are synonymous with these qualities and we’re delighted to introduce the Nokia 106 to our feature phone portfolio and hope to continue to drive connectivity for millions of consumers here". 


The Nokia 106 is available in Dark Grey for an asking price of Rs 1,299 across top mobile retailers in India.

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Ayush Nair 03 January 2019 11:26 AM

The robust device is powerful as well as sturdy just like it used to be. I did not know it was powered by Mediatek.

Harikiran Singh 04 January 2019 01:05 PM

The old Nokia device which has a robust image is back and is powered by mediatek chipset.

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