For Nokia, it’s all about Asha phones and Lumia devices. Adding to the long list of existing Asha phones is the Asha 210 smartphone with QWERTY keypad. In 2013, QWERTY phones have dried up and this phone from Nokia is the only QWERTY phone in the Asha series. Nokia is set to include both single SIM and dual SIM support with Asha 210 phone to be available in selected markets and WiFi capabilities feature makes it’s more interesting although it’s an entry level phone.
Nokia Asha 210 brings the social life at your fingertips as it features WhatsApps and for quick typing what can be better input than QWERTY although you have to press keypad buttons by fingers. As a part of Nokia WhatsApp partnership, they have included dedicated button for quick access. Nokia is also offering free to use WhatsApps services. This reminds be of HTC Facebook dedicated button phone.
Nokia Asha 210 has following specifications –
- 2.4 inch LCD touchscreen display
- 320 x 240 pixels resolution
- 2 mega pixel camera
- QWERTY Keypad
- Dedicated WhatsApp button
- Single SIM/Dual SIM with Easy Swap Technology
- Yellow, Cyan, Black, Magenta, and White
- 3.5 mm audio jack
- 64 MB internal memory
- 32 GB micro SD card support
Nokia Asha 210 will be available in various colors of Lumia devices. It will be priced at US $72 (approximately Rs 3900) for carrier unlocked device and will go on for sale in Q2, 2013.