There’s no two ways about it. If there is such a thing as a golden era for smartphones, then we may be right smack in the middle of it right now. But let’s face it, not everyone is smart enough for a smartphone, or wants to overcomplicate their life with such a complex do-it-all device.
If you’re this type of a person, or at least one who’s looking for an easy-on-the-pocket phone that can do most of the basic stuff and then some, then Nokia’s new dual SIM treat – the Nokia Asha 206 – might just be what you need.
This here’s s your traditional alphanumeric candybar handset, souped up with a 1.3-megapixel cam ‘round the back and comes preloaded with Facebook as well as Nokia’s newest innovation, Slam.
And when I say easy-on-the-pocket, I mean it won’t cost you more than three grand to own. SRP of the Nokia 206 Dual is just Php2,850.
Then read more about it in the full press release below:
Nokia 206 Dual SIM now available in Philippines
Beautiful design, fast Internet and impressive battery life at an affordable price point
Nokia announces the availability of the Nokia 206 Dual SIM in the Philippines, the ideal phone for those who want familiarity and ease of use, coupled with beautiful design and all the benefits of the mobile internet.
The Nokia 206 Dual SIM features a classic alphanumeric keypad and a generous 2.4” display, giving ample room to surf the Internet, playgames and chat with friends. Users can also enjoy fast access to Facebook and Twitter right from the home screen.
This device is one of the first to include Nokia’s exclusive Slam feature. Slam allows consumers to share multimedia content such as photos and videos with nearby friends instantaneously. The feature works with most Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones bypassing the need to pair devices and the recipient to have Slam installed. In just takes a few clicks for people to “Slam” their content to other mobile phones with Bluetooth avoiding the costs of internet connection fees.
The Nokia 206 Dual SIM also takes full advantage of the Nokia Xpress Browser, a feature that utilizes Nokia’s cloud technology to reduce data consumption by up to 90%, helping consumers enjoy more affordable Internet access. It also features Nokia Nearby, a web app that helps consumers discover points of interest such as restaurants, shopping malls and ATMs close to their location.
Otherkey features of the Nokia 206 Dual SIM include:
• Imaging technology that optimizes photos taken with its 1.3MP camera for sharing on Facebook
• Acomprehensive social and mobile entertainment package with eBuddy Chat and a gift pack of 10 free, premium content items.
• Exclusive Easy Swap technology that enables consumers to change SIM cards without having to turn off the device.
• The Nokia 206 remember the settings of up to five SIM cards making it easy to switch between making calls or using the Internet
• An impressive standby time of up to 28 days.
More apps and games can be downloaded from the Nokia Store (http://store.nokia.com) to further personalize your phone.
The Nokia 206 has a suggested retail price of PhP2,850 and is available in authorized dealers and Nokia stores nationwide.It features a vibrant color palette of cyan, magenta and yellow including the basic white and black.
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