Microsoft Devices Group has launched the Nokia 215 in Malaysia, its most affordable Internet-ready phone. Available in Dual SIM, the Nokia 215 is price at RM139 in Malaysia.
The maker of Lumia smartphones and tablets, Nokia mobile phones, Xbox hardware and Surface said that the Nokia 215 is designed to connect and introduce first-time mobile phone buyers to the Internet and new digital experiences.
According to Microsoft, the Nokia 215 will allow more people to access popular Web content and digital services, and comes with the following features:
- Enjoy online experiences via Opera Mini browser, Bing search, MSN Weather, Twitter and Facebook (including Facebook Messenger).
- Connect in new ways with SLAM, which enables content to be shared between devices and callers making hands-free calls using Bluetooth 3.0 and Bluetooth audio support for headsets.
- Delight in the fresh design, durable quality
- Built-in torchlight
- Up to 20 hours of talk time
- Outstanding battery life (up to 21 days for the Dual SIM variant)
- MP3 playback of up to 50 hours
- FM radio playback of up to 45 hours
- VGA camera
Specifications of the Nokia 215 Dual SIM:
|Device||Nokia 215 Dual SIM|
|Operating system||Nokia Series 30+|
|Battery||BL-5C, 1100 mAh|
|Talk time and standby time||Talk time: up to 20 hours
Standby time: up to 29 days (Single SIM), 21 days (Dual SIM)
|Connectivity||900/1800 MHz, Micro USB, 3.5mm AV connector, Bluetooth 3.0 with SLAM and HSP/HFP profile|
|Memory||Up to 32GB microSD supported|
|Dimensions and weight||116mm x 50mm x 12.9mm
“The introduction of the internet ready Nokia 215 in Malaysia gives us the opportunity to reach more Malaysians to get online and stay connected.” said Bruce Howe, General Manager, Microsoft Mobile Devices Sales for Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei “Built to last, this budget-friendly device is perfect for both, first-time mobile phone buyers and those wanting a second phone.”
The Nokia 215 Dual SIM come in Bright Green, Black and White, and is available at all Nokia stores in Malaysia.
P.s: Sadly the Nokia 215 Dual SIM lacks WiFi support, no 3G and may not support apps such as Whatsapp. However this is a a solid entry-level phone and comes at at very affordable price.