New Delhi, June 30: The low-cost Nokia Asha 210 with a dedicated Facebook button has gone up for pre-order in India, more than a month after its sibling with the WhatsApp button entered the country. The phone is up for pre-order on online retailer Flipkart for Rs 4,499. Both versions are likely to start shipping in the second week of July.
The Asha 210 comes with a full QWERTY keypad as well as a 2.4-inch LCD transmissive screen capable of delivering 320 x 240p resolution. The device comes with features like VoIP, call divert, speed dial and conference call support amongst others.
The phone has been pre-installed with the Xpress browser for internet access. The Nokia Asha 210 has a 2 megapixel camera that can be accessed through a dedicated hardkey even when the keypad is locked. People can also share photos and other content by using Nokia's Slam feature, which comes built-in to the Nokia Asha 210.
All of these attributes comes packed in a slab measuring 60 x 111.5 x 11.8 millimeters and weighing 99.5 grams. In addition to 32MB of RAM, it has 64MB of onboard memory and a microSD card slot for increasing the storage capacity by up to 32GB. A USB 2.0 port and a 3.5mm audio jack have also been embedded on this Wi-Fi-enabled gadget.
The Nokia Asha 210 is available in yellow, cyan, black, magenta, and white.
Key features of the device:
• A 2 megapixel camera that can be accessed through a dedicated hardkey even when the keypad is locked. The camera also has editing and sharing options such as self-portrait which allows users to take perfectly centred self portraits, even without a front-facing camera. The built-in voice guides the user to ensure they are in the frame, before taking the shot.
• Social phonebook integration with the ability to launch WhatsApp direct from contact cards in the Phonebook.
• Preloaded YouTube launcher for direct video streaming.
• Chat screen notifications that keep users up-to-date on new conversations.
• The device supports WiFi.
• Nokia claims it has up to 46 days battery life with Single-SIM and up to 24 days with Dual-SIM.
• The Nokia Asha 210 is available in yellow, cyan, black, magenta, and white.