Finnish mobile manufacturer Nokia has unveiled two brand new Asha feature phones for the Indian market. Named as the Asha 205 and Asha 206, the devices come with Nokia’s S40 operating platform.
Both the Nokia Asha 205 and Nokia 206 are both available in single SIM and dual SIM versions and give people options to access social features and share their favorite contents on the go.
The Nokia Asha 205 comes with a 2.4 inch QVGA display along with a full Qwerty keypad for easy typing. The phone features a dedicated Facebook key for faster access to the social network as well. The Asha 205 also comes with a VGA resolution camera (0.3 megapixel) at the back for snapping and 10 MB of internal storage along with option of expanding the storage with the use of micro SD cards.
The Nokia Asha 206 is an alpha numeric keypad based mobile phone featuring a 2.4 inch QVGA resolution display. The phone comes with a sleek design as well as features a 1.3 megapixel camera along with 10 MB of internal memory and expandable memory through the use of a micro SD card.
The Nokia Asha 205 and Nokia 206 are the first mobile phones to include Nokia’s exclusive Slam feature. Slam allows consumers to share multimedia content like photos and videos with nearby mobile phone almost instantly. Slam works with most Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones without the need to pair devices, and without the recipient needing to also have Slam. In just a few clicks, users can ‘Slam’ their content to another device faster than with Bluetooth alone.
The devices will be made available in a phased manner with Asha 206 expected to be made available by the end of this year for around Rs 3,500. After that Asha 205 and the dual SIM variants of both the devices would hit the markets.
As with other Asha devices, Nokia is also offering 40 EA games free of cost with these two new Asha feature phones.