Nokia today has announced a new mobile phone which is having Lumia inspired design and a starting VGA camera. Nokia has made it clear that they are targeting consumers who want to buy their first camera phone but don’t want to pay too much for that and so they announced Nokia 108 that will be having price tag of just $29 (retail price).
The design of the Nokia 108 is very impressive and elegant. The Lumia smartphones are having lots of color options and a simple and clear design. The same concept has been carried with Nokia 108 and its design looks identical to a high end Lumia smartphone (at least from back).
There is a VGA camera at back which isn’t there to capture high quality pictures but still pictures will look good on its display. Nokia has made it clear that they are targeting user base who still don’t want to pay good amount for mobile phone so Nokia providing this ultra-affordable mobile phone to them.
Nokia 108 Specifications
Let see what all specifications Nokia 108 is bringing for the users.
- 2G cellular network support
- 1.8 inch QVGA display
- Resolution of 160×128 pixels
- 13.5 mm thick
- 69.9 gram weight
- Dual SIM (optional)
- Mini SIM card
- Bluetooth 3.0
- 4MB of RAM
- Storage expansion up to 32GB
- Nokia Series 30+ software
- 500 contacts phonebook storage
- VGA camera at rear
- Photo and Video sharing using Slam
- Music Player
- FM Radio with RDS
- 950 mAh BL-4C battery
All these specifications point towards a mobile phone which is having just a camera as a multimedia feature, nothing else. Although there is music player and expandable storage option but these days Nokia is providing these features in almost every affordable mobile phone.
Nokia 108 got the Nokia’s Slam feature using which users can share photos and videos very speedily via Bluetooth. The sharing of content via Nokia Slam is very fast and it just happens almost instantly.
To make this device further usable, Nokia is also providing the Dual SIM option i.e. users can buy either the single SIM or dual SIM version based on their requirements.
As this is an affordable mobile phone from Nokia so you can expect the battery life. The battery life is definitely going to be good and Nokia is claiming the talk time to be about 13.8 hours.
Nokia 108 is going to be available soon in the fourth quarter in black, red, white, yellow and cyan colors. So Nokia is providing a colorful camera phone at very affordable price.