This week only some pictures were teased by the Nokia that showed a phone with a qwerty keypad that was to be launched today.
And so the Finnish handset maker has done thus, adding a new phone to the Asha series. Nokia has launched Asha 210 officially with a qwerty keyboard. And what’s new is the integrated WhatsApp key. The phone will cost around Rs. 3,599.
Talking of specifications, the Asha 210 is available in Single-SIM and Dual-SIM variants and comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA (320×240 pixels) display.
The phone sports a Series 40 Asha UI and includes features like a 2-megapixel rear camera with a dedicated key, 64MB of flash memory which can be expanded to up to 32GB using a microSD card and a 1,200mAH battery which the company claims can last up to 46 days on the Single-SIM variant and up to 24 days on the Dual-SIM.
What differentiates the Asha 210 from other phones is that it comes with a dedicated WhatsApp key and the benefits of the partnership between Nokia and WhatsApp is being forwarded to the buyers who will be offered the app free of cost. The phone also comes with a ‘Social phonebook integration’ feature that allows users to launch WhatsApp directly from contact cards in the Phonebook.
Both the Single-SIM and the Dual-SIM variants of Nokia Asha 210 will be sold in Yellow, Black, White, Cyan and Magenta color options and the phone should start shipping by the second quarter of 2013.
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