Feature phone Nokia 216 launched at Rs 2,495 with Dual Sim and Front-Facing Flash

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The world is progressing and everyone has a smartphone in their pocket but there are still people who prefer feature phone over smartphone. Considering the preference of such customer Microsoft continued its manufacture of feature phone and launched its new feature phone Nokia 216 in India at Rs 2,495. Last December it launched another feature phone Nokia 230 Dual SIM for Rs 3,869. The newly launched phone has Dual Sim and front facing flash as it sale boosting feature and will be available in market from 24th October.

Features of the phone:

• The Nokia phone sports a 2.4 inch QVGA display screen along with a resolution of 240 x 320 for greater clarity and runs of Nokia Series 30+ OS.

• It supports a VGA camera of 0.3MP with LED Flash and the addition of front facing flash for this phone is a bonus.

• It supports Dual Sim which is a great connectivity boost and with a battery support of 1020mAh it can give up to 18 hours of talk time with a 19 days standby time.

• It sports alphanumeric keypad and the design of the phone is sleek with combination of both silver and black colour.

Connectivity and other features:

The phone is equipped with greater connectivity features that include Micro-USB along with a 3.5 mm AV Connector. The Bluetooth 3.0 comes with SLAM and HSP/HFP that supports easy and quick data transfer. The phone can be used for playing games as they are available through Opera Game Store. On purchase of this phone one can also avail one free Gameloft every month for a year as offered by Microsoft. The users can check for titles like GT Racing and Little Big City.


Recently in May Microsoft also announced that it would sell feature phone division to subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision also called FoxConn and HMD Global in later 2016, FIH Mobiles. But Nokia 216 is launched after the announcement of asset selling and is expected to be the last feature phone launch by Microsoft after deal is closed. The newly launched Nokia 216 Dual Sim is protected via a polycarbonate shell, available in Black, Blue and Grey Variants. The availability of the phone in the market is still awaited and is expect to start from 24th October under the Microsoft Banner.

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