Nokia has unveiled a new Asha Mobile: Asha 210 as a new member of the Asha family. The company has recently launched a few device in thiss Nokia Series and this is another addition to the series. This inexpensive phones is aimed at emerging markets and i expected to launched in Q2 in parts of Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia for about $72 (before tax and subsidies).
Recently various low budget devices were introduced by the company like Celkon, Micromax and Videocon. But all were an Android operated device and were coming with the touchpad. But Nokia Asha will be coming with the Qwerty keypad. It will come in single- and dual-SIM models as well so the user can select the option as per there need. So we can say that after launching the Asha 305, 306, 311 and the 310 , Nokia has given the Asha line a complete new model with the Asha 210 as it will be coming with completely new look and as mentioned, QWERTY keypad. It is suspected that the Nokia 210 will having a Series 40 Asha UI. One more thing which differentiates the Asha 210 from other phones is that it comes with a dedicated WhatsApp key
Nokia Asha 210 will be coming with a 2.4-inch QVGA (320×240 pixels) display and features a 2-megapixel rear camera , It has got a 64MB of flash memory which can be expanded to up to 32GB using a microSD card and will be supported by a 1,200mAH battery which the company claims can last up to 46 days on the Single-SIM variant and up to 24 days on the Dual-SIM.
The phone also comes with a ‘Social phonebook integration’ feature that allows users to launch WhatsApp directly from contact cards in the Phonebook and will also partnering with two other social networking and messaging apps and also sport a shortcut key for them which include Facebook and Weibo.
Specification and Key review:
Dimension:4.39-inches * 2.36 inches* 0.46-inches.
Display: 2.4-inch QVGA (320×240 pixels) display
Secondary Camera: No
Internal storage: 64MB (flash memory)
External Storage: Expandable to up to 32GB
Dual Sim: Available with both Single and Dual Sim slot.
Connectivity: 3.5mm AV jack,Wi-Fi, 2G, Micro-USB port for charging
The QWERTY-packing Nokia Asha 210 featurephone coming in both single SIM and dual-SIM flavors is an entry level device. Both the Single-SIM and the Dual-SIM variants of Nokia Asha 210 will be sold in Yellow, Black, White, Cyan and Magenta color options and the phone is expected to start shipping by the second quarter of 2013. At an extremely attractive price point, Nokia Asha 210 looks worth specially for the people who love to serve the social networking site like whats app and facebook and want to be always connected with the world around them.