Probably the cheapest phone unveiled to the world, Nokia 105 is an entry level smartphone which comes bundled with small display, don’t expect touchscreen and provided FM Radio with long lasting battery life. This smartphone is available in China as Nokia 1050 and priced at 162 yuan ($26).
Nokia 105 is the company’s most affordable phone with color display sporting 1.45 inches 128 x 128 pixels display. It can be called a phone in alone in the world of smartphones. Probably the good thing about Nokia 105 is the 800 mAh battery which provides up to 13 hours talk time or 840 hours standby time. Battery is Bl-5CB and there is no functions on the phone which consumers battery, that’s why its with 13 hours ample talk time.
Nokia 105 will include all basic functions like Digital clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter and Expense manager. Hmm! Never heard of expense manager? Interestingly this phone supports Java although it has No GPS support and come with pre-installed games. You can connect your phone to PC via USB cable but this is for only USB charging. It comes with 500 contacts phonebook, no card slot and call records function. Internal memory is only limited to 8 MB and with a card slot users might have added atleast 2 GB to get songs playback atleast.
It has a dimension of 107 x 44.8 x 14.3 mm and weights 70 grams. Its not on the slimmer side at the thinnest pat measures 14.3 mm thickness. And finally it will be out with Nokia Series 30 interface. In related news to Nokia, Lumia 520 and Lumia 720 doing great job as most affordable Windows 8 smartphone.
Nokia 105 has following specifications –
- 1.45 inches TFT display
- 128 x 128 pixels resolution
- 125 ppi pixel density
- Nokia Series 30 Interface
- 384 KB RAM
- 500 Contacts Phonebook
- No Micro SD card slot
- 8 MB internal memory
- Call recorder
- FM Radio
- 800 mAh Lithium ion battery
- 840 hours standby time
- 12.5 hours talk time
Soon it will be available via various retail stores and online retailers like Flipkart, IndiaPlaza & many more. Its priced at Rs 1250. It will be available in Black and Blue color variants.
It’s a just a normal phone with basic functions like phone calling, SMS function, 500 contacts storage other than your SIM card storage and 12 hours talk time thanks to 800 MHz battery. Make sure that you will not micro SD card slot, no GPS, no camera.
The device is priced differently in different stores. To get the best discount, Amazon.in is the retailer you should go as its with least pricing of Rs 1050 with free home delivery within one day.