Nokia has unveiled its new addition to the low cost Asha series, the Asha 210. This phone is designed to offer more social experiences by adding some default keys on the home screen. It has a Qwerty keyboard with dedicated WhatsApp button for easy access. This phone will also support Facebook, Twitter, Gmail and other social networking sites with easy navigation. This phone has a sharp looking design and one of the most attractive Qwerty models in Nokia’s budget range. It’s got a squared off shape with slightly rounded corners, and a neat back panel with 5 bright colors yellow, cyan, black, white and magenta.
It’s a known fact that WhatsApp has more users than Twitter and Facebook. Keeping this in mind, Nokia wanted to launch a Qwerty keyboard phone with WhatsApp key on the home panel for instant access. This could be a interesting option, as many people use WhatsApp as their primary source of communication in smart phones. Nokia has launched another similar model with little variant as it contain Facebook key on the home screen. This model will be available in Europe and South America, where as the WhatsApp model will be landing in Asia, Middle East and Africa. These two models will not be available in North American market as of now.
Technical Specifications of Nokia Asha 210:
- Display Size: 2.4 inch
- Display Features: Brightness control
- Dual Sim: Yes
- Camera: 2MP with 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution
- RAM: 32 MB
- Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1
- Memory: Expandable up to 32GB
- Screen Size: 6.1 cm
- Dimensions: 111.5mm with 60 mm width and 11.8mm thickness
- Weight: 99.5 grams
- Battery Life: 46 days with single sim and 24 days with dual sim.
- Available colors: Yellow, Cyan, Black, Magenta and White.
- Price: $72
These are the technical specifications of Asha 210 in detail. You can check out more about this phone in the official Nokia website, and you can expect the shipping of Asha 210 from the second quarter of 2013. Unfortunately there is no information about the Asian countries where Nokia will deliver its phone at a particular price. Tentatively it will retail for around 70$ or even more in some Asian countries like India.