Nokia, the world’s leading mobile devices maker, has announced five new affordable mobile phones targeted at emerging markets. The five cheap Nokia phones, expected to start shipping between late 2009 and first half of 2010, are Nokia 1280, Nokia 1616, Nokia 1800, Nokia 2220 slide, and Nokia 2690. The new Nokia mobile phones will feature FM radio, flashlight, dust-resistance keymat, Nokia Life Tools, and long battery life. Nokia 2220 slide and Nokia 2690 also feature GPRS, MMS, VGA camera, Bluetooth, and so on.
Nokia 2220 slide phone
Affordability is a key feature of mobile phones made for emerging markets. Another key feature is long battery life, necessary because of power supply challenges in developing countries. The new Nokia mobile phones incorporate these features.
Nokia 1280, Nokia 1616, and Nokia 1800 feature FM radio, flashlight, dust-resistance keymat, pre-paid tracker, anti-scratch cover, and long battery life.
Nokia 2220 slide and Nokia 2690 boast of GPRS, MMS, Ovi mail, VGA camera, Bluetooth, FM radio, 1000 contacts phonebook, long battery life, and so on. Ovi mail makes it easy to send and receive emails with these two affordable mobile phones.
All these new cheap Nokia mobile phones support Nokia Life Tools, which is a service from Nokia that provides timely and relevant information customized to the user’s location and personal preferences directly on their mobile phones. Nokia Life Tools feature Agriculture, Education, and Entertainment information and requires no GPRS access.
Prices of these cheap Nokia phones (excluding taxes & subsidies)
- Nokia 1280 – 20 Euro
- Nokia 1616 – 24 EUR
- Nokia 1800 – 26 EUR
- Nokia 2220 – 45 EUR
- Nokia 2690 – 54 EUR
Our guess is that when these Nokia phones are launched in Nigeria, their prices will range from 4,500 Naira to 12,500.
When these mobile phones become available in Nigeria it is advisable to buy from authorised Nokia dealers. The major advantage of buying your Nokia mobile phones and other Nokia phones accessories and enhancements from an authorized Nokia dealers is that you are guaranteed to buy genuine Nokia phones and products. You also get a one-year warranty on Nokia phones. Other Nokia products also come with reasonable warranty. Genuine dealers of Nokia phones also offer good after sales services.
For more information on Nokia dealers, stores, sales outlets and shops in Nigeria, visit our Nokia phones dealer page.
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