Nokia has been coming up with quite a number of the devices at the lower mid range category these days. The Indian mobile market had recently launched Nokia Asha 501, Asha 210 in the market followed by the launch of Nokia 301.
Now, today itself the Finnish mobile manufacturer has come up with three more low budget feature phones called Nokia 208 dual SIM, Nokia 208 single SIM and Nokia 207. The highlight feature is that all the three handsets are loaded with the 3G support.
Nokia 208, Nokia 208 dual SIM and Nokia 207: What's The Difference?
The major difference between the two devices are that, Nokia 208 has a camera with smart features like voice-guided self-portrait, sequential shot and panorama mode, and comes in dual SIM and single SIM flavours, while the Nokia 207 is single SIM without a camera.
The overall shape is akin to the Nokia Lumia 520, where a colored shell covers the back and up the sides of the phone. This shell can be removed and replaced with a different color, to refresh its appearance. All three phones come in red, cyan, white and black and will start shipping in third quarter of this year. It was said that the three devices would cost about $68 (Approx. Rs. 4,093) without the local taxes and operator subsidies.
Moreover, other devices that were launched earlier Nokia Asha 501 had a cool feature comprised of only Swipe and Slide, Nokia Asha 210 comes in two variants, one with a dedicated Facebook and other with a What'sApp button. These two devices are sadly not loaded with 3G support while the Nokia 301 has a USP feature of 3.5G support that makes the internet experience swifter compared to the two aforementioned ones. The Nokia 301 is priced at Rs. 5,349, Nokia Asha comes at Rs. 4,499 and lastly the Asha 501 comes at Rs. 5,199.
GizBot has also cared to line up all the recently launched 6 devices from Nokia along with their images and other specs in the slides below:
The Nokia 207 measures 114.2 x 50.9 x 12.8mm and weigh 89.6 grams. They all share a 1020mAh battery which doesn't sound much, but Nokia boasts the phones can go more than a month on stand-by without needing a recharge, while the talk time is estimated to be up to 12 hours on 2G. Quad-band 2G and tri-band 3G mean that the 207 and 208 will work on most places. Connectivity is covered with Bluetooth 3.0, which supports Slam sharing, 3.5mm AV port and microUSB port for PC sync and charging. The both models support Nokia's data-compressing Xpress Browser, YouTube video streaming as well as popular social networks and services like Twitter and Facebook. Mail for Exchange is supported for calendar and contacts sync, while the lack of a camera on 207 means that it can be used in workplaces which forbid cameras on sight, according to Nokia. There's a microSD card slot too, for storage up to 32GB.
Nokia 208 Dual Sim and Single SIM
The only difference between the 207 and 208 is that the latter has a 1.3MP camera. Nokia 208 measures similar to 207 114.2 x 50.9 x 12.8mm and weighs 90.5 grams. The device is powered by a 1020mAh battery. The device comes with a Quad-band 2G and tri-band 3G, Bluetooth 3.0, 3.5mm AV port and microUSB port. The device will support Nokia's data-compressing Xpress Browser, YouTube video streaming as well as popular social networks and services like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp. There's a microSD card slot too, for storage up to 32GB. Both dual and single SIM variants come with the same specs.
Going by the form factor, Nokia 301 features a classic ‘candybar' design and comes with a display size of 2.4-inch TFT screen offering resolution of 240 x 320 pixels and 167 ppi pixel density. Further, the mobile sports a 3.2MP smart camera that includes features like image capture, editing and sharing options, including Panorama, Sequential shots, Self-portrait and there's a 5-in-1 camera app that lets users choose and apply one of five camera effects to an image. Nokia 301 also supports a 3.5G network. The Nokia 301 is available in Easy Swap Dual SIM model. Nokia's EasySwap Dual SIM allows people to switch SIM cards without turning off the phone. Connectivity options include 3G, GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth and USB. The device also enables users to access popular apps like Facebook, Twitter and eBuddy directly from the homescreen. Moreover, Nokia 301 is powered by Li-Ion 1110 mAh battery that offers over 20 hours of talk time and nearly 34 day's standby. The Nokia 301 is available in cyan, yellow, magenta, black and white color.
Nokia Asha 501
Nokia Asha 501 carries impressive features such as, 1 GHz processor, 64 MB RAM, 3-inch display screen that offers visuals at 320 x 240 pixels and 3.2 MP primary camera. The Asha 501 has both single and dual-SIM variants, The Internet support is offered through different platforms like WiFi, GPRS and EDGE. The Xpress Browser pre-loaded in this handset offers cool browsing experience for the user but It sadly lacks 3G support. It has a 4GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card, Wi-Fi and 2G support. Unfortunately, the folks at Nokia are not providing 3G facility. Nokia says the phone has an incredible battery life of 48 days in standby and 17 hours of talk time.
Nokia Asha 210
Asha 210 features a 2.4 inch TFT display with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and a pixel density of 167 ppi approximately, 2MP rear camera, 64MB internal storage, micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, micro USB 2.0 and a 1,200 mAh battery offering up to 1104 hours standby and 12 hours talk time. As for the features Asha 210 comes with the Nokia Slam feature for sharing images and videos through Bluetooth without paring. Also, the handset comes with Easy Swap Dual SIM, preloaded YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Gmail applications. The best aspect of the device is that it features a QWERTY keypad and comes in two variant; one with dedicated Facebook button and the other one has a dedicated What'sApp button.