Nokia’s New Aluminium Nokia 515 To Sale For $149


Nokia-515-jpgFinish phone maker, Nokia today unveiled its Nokia 515, a series 40 11 mm thick phone wrapped in lightweight aluminium plus contemporary design and high quality materials and top performance.

Available in single and Easy Swap Dual SIM variants, Nokia 515 features scratch resistant Gorilla® Glass 2, gently curved for a beautiful finish, and a classic highly polished camera bezel and is available in black or white.

It has smarter imaging features and a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash with choice of image capture, editing and sharing options such as Panorama – for wide-angle shots, including group photos and landscapes, Sequential shots capture up to five frames in a row with just one click, then choose the best of the series and Self-portrait – for perfectly-centred self-portraits, even without a front-facing camera. The built-in voice prompt guides people to ensure they are in the frame before taking the shot.  Sharing photos can be done via Nokia’s exclusive Slam.

The Nokia 515 delivers a fast, 3.5G HSDPA Internet experience. It comes with a standby time of up to 38 days in the single SIM version, making the phone perfect for balancing work and play. With optimised HSDPA internet built-in and data cloud compression, mobile browsing is made up to 90 percent more efficient, helping people get more from their data plan. Popular apps like Facebook, Twitter and Nimbuzz are preloaded on the phone, while Mail for Exchange allows people to check work email and sync their calendars and contacts on-the-go. It can also be connected to a PC or laptop and used as a modem via a USB cable.

The new phone also comes with HD voice, which means people can enjoy crystal clear audio, even in noisy environments. Plus, with the pre-installed Transfer app, they can sync contacts directly from a Lumia, other Windows Phone 8 smartphone or Android device, transforming the Nokia 515 into the ideal secondary or companion device for on the go. For those who prefer to use a separate phone for voice calls, the Nokia 515 uses the same micro SIM card as typical smartphones, making it a great voice companion device.

The phone rolls out globally in September, starting in Russia, Germany, Switzerland and Poland at a suggested retail price of 149 USD / 115 EUR before taxes and subsidies.

Key Features of the Nokia 515 (Single SIM)

System: 3.5G HSDPA – GSM 850/900/1800/1900 WCDMA 900/2100

Size and weight: 114 x 48 x 11 mm; 101.1g

Display: 2.4” QVGA LCD 262k display

Memory: Up to 256MB flash, support for up to 32GB microSD card

Connectivity: microUSB port supporting data transfer and charging, Bluetooth 3.0, 3.5 mm AV connector, Micro SIM

Camera: 5 megapixels, LED flash

Battery life: up to 38 days standby; up to 10.4 hrs talk time (3G: up to 5.3 hrs)