Nokia continues to make new inroads into the feature phone market with two new low-cost 3G devices sporting both keyboards and social apps.
Nokia has expanded its mobile phone range with the launch of new, high-performing handsets. The Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 combine the familiar ‚’candybar’ design with Nokia’s bold colours and 3.5G-capable Internet speeds. Popular social apps, smarter imaging and productivity features such as Internet-sharing and Mail for Exchange support make these phones some of the most versatile at their price point: perfect for people balancing work and play.
‚”The Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 are designed for people who like a classic phone and traditional keypad but don’t want to miss out on smartphone experiences, like staying connected to social media and accessing the Internet,‚” said Timo Toikkanen, executive vice president, Mobile Phones, Nokia. ‚”As our most affordable 3G devices yet, the Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 offer a perfect balance of performance, features and quality.‚”
Smarter features deliver greater versatility
The Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 are ideal for use on-the-go, with a familiar, alphanumeric keypad for speedy texts and messaging, and Mail for Exchange for staying on top of work email and calendar appointments. The Transfer app, available today in the Nokia Store, allows people to sync contacts directly from their smartphone* and transforms the Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 into secondary or companion devices, perfect for travel.
Consistent with devices across the Nokia Mobile Phones portfolio, the Nokia 208 and Nokia 207 offer faster and more affordable mobile Internet experiences. Support for 3G coupled with the data compression available with Nokia Xpress Browser help people enjoy rich mobile experiences at lower cost. These experiences include top social apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter, alongside video streaming through YouTube and Vuclip. For even greater versatility, people can also use the Nokia 208 and Nokia 207 as a portable modem, simply by connecting the device to their laptop via a USB cable for Internet sharing anywhere, anytime.
Playful imaging features and Nokia durability add to versatility
The smart camera features of the Nokia 208 make taking pictures more enjoyable, with voice-guided self-portrait, sequential shot and panorama mode giving people more playful imaging options. Sharing photos is a breeze with the Slam feature that allows people to share images with another Bluetooth-enabled device in just a few clicks.
The Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 deliver outstanding battery life up to 33 days of standby time for the Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 helping people stay connected for longer. Easy to clean and scratch-proof, the handsets are durable for everyday use as well as more extreme conditions, such as hot or dusty environments.
Available colours include red, cyan, yellow, white and black. The estimated retail price for the Nokia 208 and Nokia 207 is 68 USD (52 Euros) and they are expected to start shipping during third quarter of 2013.
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