Nokia is the best known for its mobile products in India and now it is going to launch one of the latest smartphones i.e. Nokia Asha 210 with new features and specifications. The smartphone comes with 2.4-inch LCD display screen and runs on Nokia Asha Series 40 operating system which makes its performance better than its previous models. It has been loaded with 32 MB RAM which helps users for smooth performance. The device is installed with QWERTY keypad for easy typing. This model comes loaded with a range of basic features. The smartphone is suitable for new mobile phone users who want stylish device with an affordable price tag. Nokia announced to launch this model of Asha series in India soon. The smartphone is preloaded with many features and applications. Nokia Asha 210 is the world's first smartphone which has a dedicated button for WhatsApp application. In this article, I will give you information about the new features, specifications and price of Nokia Asha 210 smartphone in India.
Features and specifications of Nokia Asha 210
General - Nokia Asha 210 smartphone is one of the stylish handsets of Nokia and it features a QWERTY keypad for easy typing. The general network type of the smartphone is GSM network and body design is of bar type. WhatsApp button in the smartphone gives you quick access to the instant messing app that comes preinstalled on it. The dimensions of the smartphone are 111.5 x 60 x 11.8 mm and weighs 99.5 grams with battery which allows the users to handle the smartphone easily and comfortably. A dual SIM variation of this model is also launched by the Finnish mobile maker.
Display - The smartphone features a 2.4-inch LCD display screen with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. It is powered with quality display resolution that enables its users to see the larger view of the content.
Memory and storage - The smartphone comes with limited inbuilt memory of 64 MB. The internal memory isn't much but it can store up to 1000 contact numbers. The storage capacity can be easily expanded by using micro SD card up to 32 GB. We found that the memory and storage features of the smartphone might disappoint the users.
Battery - The battery type of the smartphone is Li–Ion 1200 mAH (BL-4U). The 1200 mAh battery offers up to 12 hours of talk time. The strange thing is that the smartphone weighs less including the battery. You can easily handle it in hand or pocket. The battery of smartphone makes it work for a longer time.
Messaging - If we talk about the messaging facility of the smartphone, then we found that Nokia Asha 210 comes with MMS and Email messaging facility, but it lacks the push mail messaging facility.
Camera - The Nokia Asha 210 features a 2 MP camera loaded in the handset is helpful in capturing images with a decent resolution. The camera of the device also supports 4x Digital Zoom with Fixed-Focus. The video capture of the smartphone supports MPEG-4, H.264, AVC, H.263, AVI, 3GP, M4V and many more formats. The user can play different songs of different formats on the same device.
Connectivity - If we talk about Nokia Asha 210, it offers ports, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPRS and EDGE connectivity. The connectivity feature of any smartphone is very important and it helps the users for fast downloading and web surfing without any problems. The Wi-Fi connectivity features WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth connectivity features Bluetooth v2.1 with EDR. The smartphone lacks infrared and A2DP connectivity. Sadly, the featured phone lacks fast cellular network support like 3G or LTE, settling for dual-band GPRS/EDGE. Local connectivity is covered by microUSB and Bluetooth.
Entertainment - For entertainment, Nokia Asha 210 smartphone is loaded with media player for playing audio and video files. For further entertainment to the users, the device comes with installed games, FM Radio, ringtones and loudspeaker. This phone also comes loaded with basic media features that include music player, video player, messenger apps and social networking apps etc.
Network - The operating frequency of the network of smartphone is Dual-band GSM 900/ 1800 MHz. The talk time of the device is upto 12 hours and standby time is up to 1104 hours. The smartphone lacks the GPS facility that may disappoint the smartphone users.
Technology - The smartphone runs on Nokia Asha Series 40 operating system which helps in its faster performance. The device is installed with 32 MB RAM. The smartphone does not support 3G technology. There are no more new introduced features in technology of the smartphone. It also lacks the dual SIM facility. We found that the technology feature of the device is the negative point of the smartphone which may disappoint the users.
Other features - The other special features of the smartphone includes Personal information management (Dictionary, Recorder, Calculator, Clock, World clock, Calendar, Phonebook, Converter, Fixed dialing number, Notes, Alarm clock, Reminders, To-do list, Social networks in Phone book, Sport watch), Twitter, WhatsApp, Direct chat, eBuddy IM, Facebook, Call management (Automatic answer, Call waiting, Automatic redial, Fixed dialing number, Integrated hands-free speakers, Call barring, Call forwarding, Anykey answer), Call logs (dialled, received and missed, Call history, Speed dial, Conference call), Social Apps (Facebook, Renren, Kaixin, Twitter, Sina Weibo, WhatsApp), etc.
Key features of Nokia Asha 210
1) Installed with 32 MB RAM memory
2) Comes with Inbuilt memory of 64 MB, Contacts - 1000
3) Supports MicroSD card upto 32 GB
4) Runs on Nokia Asha Series 40 operating system
5) 2.4 inch display size
6) Supports 2.0 MP camera with 1600 x 1200 pixels display resolution
Price and availability
The Nokia Asha 210 is one of the upcoming smartphones from Nokia. The price of the smartphone is not yet announced in India. It currently is not available on the online shopping websites either. It is expected that the smartphone will soon be launched in Indian market. So, we will need to wait for its release in the market.
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