Nokia Asha 210 has finally released today after the teaser that went viral on company’s website last week. This handset comes with a QWERTY keyboard and a dedicated WhatsApp button for fast access to instant messaging. This is a quite unique feature that most of the WhatsApp fans look forward.
To celebrate the Nokia and WhatsApp partnership, WhatsApp is offering lifetime free service for all Nokia Asha 210 devices. This phone comes with an ability to launch WhatsApp directly from contact cards in the Phonebook. This phone also supports Facebook, Twitter and Gmail.
This is a dual sim phone with a two mega-pixel camera and 600x1200p resolution. You will definitely love the camera of this phone as it offers a wide range of choices for image capture, editing and sharing options. You can even take self-portrait as the camera helps you to perfectly capture centred image though it doesn’t come with a front-facing camera. You can also find a single sim version of this phone Internationally.
There is also a built-in voice that instructs you to check whether you are staying in the frame, before you take the pic. You can even edit the images directly from the camera app and easily share it in social networking sites.
Nokia Asha 210 even comes with a Slam sharing feature that allows you to share content easily over Bluetooth without even pairing the devices. The phone supports WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. It has a RAM of 32MB and supports microSD expandable memory card of up to 32GB. It even comes with a screen size of 6.1 cm and weighs 99.5gram.
The phone comes with a battery life of up to 46 days with single-sim and up to 24 days with dual-sim. Nokia says that it has a talk-time capacity of 12 hours on 2G. This phone comes with Nokia Xpress Browser which, according to Nokia, reduces data consumption by up to 90 percent. The Nokia Asha 210 also features Nokia Nearby, a web app that allows people to discover points of interest like restaurants, shopping and ATM machines in their nearby area.
Nokia Asha 210 will be available in five color choices like yellow, cyan, black, magenta, and white. Nokia in its release mentioned that the estimated retail price for Asha 210 will be around $72. The company expects to start shipping the phone in the mid half of 2013.
Nokia Asha 210 Specifications
- 2.4-inch QVGA (240×320) display (169 ppi)
- 32MB RAM
- Expandable storage up to 32GB
- 2-megapixel rear camera
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, USB, FM radio
- 111.5mm x 60mm x 11.8mm
- 99.5 grams
- 1200mAh battery
- Series 40 Asha