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Tuesday, November 27

Asha 205 and Asha 206 feature phones From Nokia

Following the back to back launches of Entry level Indian dubbed Chinese Androids Nokia has announced two new feature phones for the global market - the Asha 206 and Asha 205. Both the phones will come in single and dual-SIM variants, the Asha 206 will feature an alphanumeric keypad while the Asha 205 will have a QWERTY keypad.

The Asha 205 features a 2.4-inch QVGA resolution display in landscape along with a QWERTY keyboard. It supports GPRS/EDGE connectivity and has a VGA quality rear camera. It also supports a microSD card and is equipped with a dedicated Facebook button. It will come in three color options of cyan, magenta and orange. The single-SIM version is rated to provide a standby battery life of 37 days while the dual-SIM version will provide up to 25 days of standby time. It is expected to be priced around Rs. 3,500 in India.

The Asha 206 also has a 2.4-inch QVGA resolution display in portrait which sits right above its alphanumeric keypad. It has a 1.3 megapixel rear camera, louder speakers than that of the Asha 205, no dedicated Facebook button and other features remain the same as the former. This device is also expected to be priced around Rs. 3,500.

Apart from this Nokia has introduced a new file-sharing service which it calls ‘Slam’ and it enables data transferring between Bluetooth capable phones without the need of paring those devices. To add to this both the phones will get 40 free EA games along with other pre-loaded apps like Facebook, Twitter and eBuddy messenger.