We all know that Nokia’s major market share is held by the basic and feature phones that the company sells and today the Finnish company, which will be bought by Microsoft has announced the launch of the Nokia 108 and Nokia 108 dual-SIM phones which the company is promoting as ‘Ultra affordable camera phone’. The Nokia 108 is a successor to the Nokia 105 which is basically the cheapest Nokia smartphone available out there.


The Nokia 108 has a 1.8 inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 160 x 128 pixels with 65k colour and will have the support of microSD card slot up to 32 GB which will allow users to save the songs they love. Apart from that, users of the Nokia 108 will also be able to click images using the 0.3 megapixel (VGA) camera on the back of the Nokia 108 and the Nokia 108 dual-SIM to capture various moments of their life and save them on the memory card. Users will be able to share the images and videos using the Nokia Slam, which is also compatible with Android and Windows Phone 8 smartphones as well.


The Nokia 108 runs on Series 30+ OS and design-wise,  it has a classic candybar design, with softly rounded corners and raised island keys. The design of both the devices is the same and the second SIM slot on the Nokia 108 dual SIM can be found under the battery of the device. The battery on the both the phones is of 950 mAh and is said to provide a standby time of up to 31 days for the single SIM version and up to 25 days’ standby for the dual SIM variant.

Both have a talk time of up to 13.8 hours. Additionally, it has a music playback time of 40.8 hours. Priced at just $29 (about (Rs.1750) before taxes and subsidies, the phone will be available in the Q4 2013 in Red, Black and White colour options with Yellow and Cyan version getting available at a later date.


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