Microsoft today announced the new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM aimed at first time mobile phone buyers, as well as people looking for a reliable back-up device for their smartphone. Available in cyan, white and black and going for an estimated retail price of USD $20 before taxes and subsidies, the new Nokia 105 follows the firm’s earlier version of Nokia 105 wich has sold more than 80 million units to date.
The new Nokia 105 now also available in Dual SIM variant promises expanded storage for up to 2,000 contacts, enhanced audio for greater call clarity, increased talk time for up to 15 hours, and up to 35 days standby time. The phone will begin rolling out in select markets starting in June 2015.
The phone is also sleek, durable, versatile design, available in three colors: cyan, white and black depending on the market.
Tech specs summary
|Device||Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM|
|Operating system||Nokia Series 30+|
|Display||1.45”, LCD Transmissive, HighColor (16-bit/64k)|
|Battery||BL-5CB, 800mAh, replaceable|
|Talk time and standby time||Talk time: up to 15 hours (Single SIM & Dual SIM)
Standby time: up to 35 days (Single SIM), 25 days (Dual SIM)
|Networks||Dual band 900/1800MHz (Single SIM & Dual SIM)
Dual band 850/1900MHz (Single SIM only)
|Connectivity||3.5mm AV connector, micro USB charger|
|Dimensions and weight||108.5 x 45.5 x 14.1mm
69.85g Single SIM & 69.55g Dual SIM (both including battery)
Pricing for the new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM will vary by market and operator; estimated retail price will be approximately USD $20 before taxes and subsidies.