Microsoft Devices Group on Monday announced the Nokia 215, its most affordable Internet-ready phone. The Nokia 215 is designed to connect and introduce first-time mobile phone buyers to the Internet and new digital experiences. Available in both Single SIM and Dual SIM models, the Nokia 215 will expand the reach of Microsoft services at more affordable prices.
At only $29,* the Nokia 215 will allow more people to access popular Web content and digital services, and enable them to do the following:
“With our ultra-affordable mobile phones and digital services, we see an inspiring opportunity to connect the next billion people to the Internet for the first time,” said Jo Harlow, corporate vice president of Microsoft Devices Group. “The Nokia 215 is perfect for people looking for their first mobile device, or those wanting to upgrade to enjoy affordable digital and social media services, like Facebook and Messenger.”
The Nokia 215 and Nokia 215 Dual SIM come in Bright Green, Black and White, and will roll out first in select markets in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe in Q1 2015. The Nokia 215 is expected to be available for an estimated retail price of $29* before taxes and subsidies.
Tech specs summary
|Device||Nokia 215 and Nokia 215 Dual SIM|
|Operating system||Nokia Series 30+|
|Battery||BL-5C, 1100 mAh|
|Talk time and standby time||Talk time: up to 20 hours Standby time: up to 29 days (Single SIM), 21 days (Dual SIM)|
|Connectivity||900/1800 MHz, Micro USB, 3.5mm AV connector, Bluetooth 3.0 with SLAM and HSP/HFP profile|
|Memory||Up to 32GB microSD supported|
|Dimensions and weight||116mm x 50mm x 12.9mm 78.7 grams|