Nokia Asha 210 – First Phone with a Dedicated Whatsapp Button
Nokia today launched in UK, their very new budget Qwerty phone “Asha 210”. The highlight of the device is its sleek Qwerty keyboard, which makes texting a whole lot of fun. One other unique feature of this phone is that it has a dedicated Whatsapp key, which is quite handy considering people on the go these days use Whatsapp more than normal sms.
The Asha 210 comes with a 2MP shooter, which takes decent images thanks to Nokia’s Smart Imaging software. Editing pictures is very easy with is in built editing software. The phone does not have a front facing camera so if you want to take your own pic then there is a voice guided self portrait feature, which helps you make sure your face is in the frame.
The phone fulfills your social needs with Twitter and Facebook integration, so you van easily update your status, tweet or share pictures and videos. Not only that but, with the help of Nokia Slam technology, you can easily transfer your stuff via Bluetooth without having to pair your device.
The device comes with a 3.5mm jack so that you can listen to music on the go, talking about music, you can store thousands of songs, thanks to the availability of a micro SD slot, which goes up to 32 GB. The downside though is that the device itself has an internal memory of only 64 MB, so you will definitely be needing an SD card for all your other stuff.
The device comes in two variants with Single as sim card and Dual-sim card slot, the Dual-sim variant has smart swap capabilities so that you do not have to shut off your phone every time you swap sims. The Nokia Asha 210 will be available in yellow, cyan, black, magenta, and white, in Q2 of 2013 with a retail price of around $72.
- System: GSM/EDGE 900/1800 (Single and Dual SIM), 850/1900 (Single SIM only)
- User Interface: Series 40
- Dimensions: 111.5 x 60 x 11.8 mm
- Weight: 97.3 g
- Display: 2.4-inch QVGA (320×240), up to 65k colors
- Memory: Up to 64MB, support for up to 32GB microSD card
- Connectivity: WiFi, EGPRS multislot class 32; Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR; MicroUSB