Nokia announced Asha 205 & Asha 206 entry-level Phones

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Nokia has recently announced a couple of new entry-level phones named as the Nokia Asha 205 and Nokia Asha 206. These two phones are the successor to the Nokia Asha 200 and Asha 201 phone which were out last year. The Nokia Asha 205 which is claimed as the most social Asha phone till now and is packed with a dedicated Facebook button to make the user experience a quick access to the most favorite social networking sites. This is the first Nokia phone to feature this additional quality. You [can have the later details discussed ahead.

nokia asha 205 and asha 206

The Nokia Asha 205 is provided with a full physical QWERTY keyboard as well as comes equipped with a 0.3-megapixel front camera for video calls. The device has a weight of 94 grams and measures 113 x 61 x 13 mm. The device is powered with a 1,020 mAh battery that ensures a battery backup of up to 11 hours of talk time and 608 hours of standby time. This handset also brings a dual SIM version too. This Nokia Nearby, Nokia Life +, Nokia Xpress Browser, eBuddy screen notifications, and a 3.5mm headset jack. For Asha 205, users are able to download 40 EA games for free.

Nokia Asha 206 is comes with a classic candybar and two models (a single SIM and a dual SIM supports). It has a 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR. The Asha 206 has measure 116 x 49 x 12.4 mm and weighs 91 grams. The Nokia Asha 206 is powered with an A 1,100 mAh battery that ensures up to 20 hours of talk time with 680 hours of standby time. The device is provided with Facebook access along with Nokia Xpress Browser and eBuddy.

These two Nokia Asha handsets are built with a 2.4-inch display having a screen resolution of QVGA 240 x 320 pixels where landscape for Asha 205 and portrait on Asha 206. The storage features brings 64MB of internal memory, and a card slot of MicroSD that can expand the storage capacity up to 32GB). The device also supports GSM 900/1800 MHz connectivity.

Both the Nokia Asha 205 and Asha 206 feature phones comes loaded with the new Slam service (likely Google’s Android Beam) which allows the users to wirelessly share their multimedia contents with their friends who are nearby. It has make use of the Bluetooth connectivity and not NFC.

These two handsets will be there in the colors of cyan, orange, and magenta color options. In terms of the availability the new Nokia Asha 205 is set for the end of the year and the price is set for $62 (around €49). The Nokia Asha 206 will be available in the colors of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, White, and Black and will reach the market starting from later this quarter having a price tag of around $62.

Priyadarshini Pati

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