Nokia is adding two names to its feature phone lineup by announcing a refresh to the Nokia 105 and Nokia 130. Both the feature phones were first launched back in 2013 and 2014 respectively. The two phones run on the Nokia S30+ platform and will be available in both single –SIM and dual-SIM options.
The Nokia 105 is almost the same as the old Nokia 105 with a one noticeable change; it comes with a bigger 1.8″ display, while the previous version of Nokia 105 comes with 1.45” display. The new Nokia 105 will be available in blue, black, and white color options from July 19 onward. The phone will cost Rs. 999 and Rs. 11,49 in India Respectively for single-SIM and dual-SIM and $14.50 and $15 in the US.
The all new Nokia 105 has 4MB RAM and 4MB ROM inside, as well as a removable 800 mAh battery, which is supposed to provide users up to 15 hours talk time and a up to one month of stand by time. An FM radio is included too, along with 3.5mm audio jack and micro-USB 2.0 ports. It also offers an LED flash light. The dimensions of the phone are 112.0×49.5×14.4mm and weighs 73 grams.
Software-wise, the feature phone runs Nokia Series 30+ platform and comes preloaded with Snake Xenzia game. Lastly, the feature phone supports GSM bands 900/1800 in Europe and 850/1900 in the United States.
It could be a better option for those who are looking for a second phone to compliment their smartphone with long battery life and cheap price.
Nokia 130 is the second feature phone unveiled by the HMD Global, Aside from the design aspect; there don’t seem to be any differences between the old model and the all new Nokia 130. The new Nokia 130 will be available in Black, Gray, and Red color options at the price of $21.50 only. The pricing and and availability for India is confirm yet.
The feature phone sports a 1.8” display with 128 x 160 pixels resolution, 4MB RAM and 8MB RO which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. FM Radio, along with 3.5mm audio jack and micro-USB 2.0 ports are available too.
There’s a camera on the back that’s also capable of capturing video and Bluetooth support. The 1020 mAh battery powering the phone should last you up to 44 hours of FM Radio music playback and it can cope with 11.5 hours of video playback. And stand by up to one month with a single recharge.
Just like the Nokia 105, the new Nokia 130 feature phone runs Nokia Series 30+ platform but comes preloaded with 5 try-and-buy Gameloft games, as well as Snake Xenzia. The dimensions of this feature phone are 111.5×48.4×14.2mm.
“With more than 4 billion people remaining offline and unable to benefit from the social and economic development opportunities of the internet, simply getting connected by voice and text is still such an important step for many people around the world. More than 400 million feature phones were sold globally in 2016. We cannot underestimate the need and benefit of being connected and we are dedicated to delivering devices that can enable many people around the world to expand their horizon,” Arto Nummela, CEO, HMD Global said in a statement announcing the release of the Nokia 105 and Nokia 130.