Nokia Intros Asha 205 and 206 Smart-enough Phones for INR 3.5K

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Asha 205

Nokia, today, introduced two new handsets in its wildly popular Asha-series of entry-level smart-enough phones. Dubbed Asha 205 and 206, the both devices are tagged at INR 3,450 (circa $62).

Following is what both Asha 205 and Asha 206 phones have to offer.

Featuring a 2.4-inch QVGA landscape display, the QWERTY keyboard-equipped Asha 205 has a VGA (0.3MP) shooter and promises upto 32GB memory expansion. Along with 2G browsing, the GPRS/EDGE connectivity is also supported on the phone. It comes in single-SIM and DualSIM variants; wherein the single-SIM version has a standby of 37 days while the dualSIM version has a 25 days standby time — or 11 hours talk-time.

Moreover, in addition to a new Slam feature (allows users to share multimedia content) the phone will come with a dedicated Facebook button, however you can remap it to do something else like launch… Twitter, ironically.

This Series 40-running phone can be picked in black, cyan, magenta, yellow, and white color versions. You will also get 40 free games from EA for your gaming pleasure.

Other than a 1.3MP snapper, the new Asha 206 also packs same specifications as 205. Along with 2.4-inch screen, the phone will also be offering 2G + Bluetooth connectivity in addition to pre-installed apps like eBuddy Chat, WhatsApp. This loud speakers-equipped phone also provides standby of up to 47 days in the single-SIM variant and up to 28 days in the dual-SIM variant.

Asha 205 and 206

The both Asha 205 and 206 include Nokia Xpress Browser that reduces browsing costs by compressing data transferred by up to 90%.The both Nokia devices are expected to start shipping 4th quarter of this year.