August must be a good month for August. While Apple and Android phones have their own problems, Nokia has come back strongly and announced a new line of mobile phones. They include not only high-end smartphone but also some cheap phones with great features. Nokia 101, the new Series 30 phone, is one of them.
The Nokia 101 was presented as the cheapest phone from Nokia to date. Mary McDowell, Executive Vice President of Nokia said that the Nokia 101 offers a unique experience that is simply unmatched at the price point. It will hit the market in early October for $36 only and this will become the most affordable dual-SIM mobile phone of Nokia.
Nokia 101 features the dual-SIM capability which allows us to decide which SIM to use to make call and text messages, so users can easily use 2 different networks at the same time. It also sports a 1.8 inch TFT color display with the resolution of 160 x 128 pixels, MP3 player, 3.5mm headset jack, FM radio, and MicroSD card support (up to 16GB).
Another notable feature of the Nokia 101 is its battery life. The phone is packed with the 800mAH battery so it can last up to 8 hours 30 minutes of talk time, 32 days of standby and 26 hours of music playback.
In some markets, Nokia 101 also be provided with Nokia Life Tools that allow delivering of market information, weather forecasts, health advice, language tuition and entertainment news to an on-board app using specially created SMS messages.
What do you think about the dual-SIM phone and its design?