Nokia Launches Dual Sim Asha 205 With Dedicated Facebook Button

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Nokia India has launched Dual-Sim Asha 205 with dedicated Facebook button. The new phone has a 2.4″ inch LCD display with 240×320 pixel resolution. On the back, the newest device in Nokia’s Asha series sports a camera having VGA resolution. Asha 205 has 64 MB internal memory and supports microSD card of up to 32 GB capacity. The device has a 1,020 mAh battery that offers talk time of 11 hours and music playback time of 30 hours. This dual-sim phone works only on 2G networks and cannot access the internet via 3G or Wi-Fi.

The phone has a QWERTY keyboard, and introduces a new, dedicated Facebook button, with which Nokia is targeting those who want quick access to their Facebook profile. The phone also comes with support for popular email services like Gmail and with Twitter and eBuddy Chat pre-installed.

The Nokia Asha 205 runs on Series 40 Asha operating system and includes Nokia Xpress Browser that reduces browsing costs by compressing data transferred by up to 90%.

Other key features of the Nokia Asha 205 include:

  • A mobile entertainment package that includes 40 free EA Games available for download, along with tens of thousands of other apps available from the Nokia Store
  • Nokia’s exclusive EasySwap technology that enables consumers to change SIM cards without having to turn off the device
  • A quoted standby time of up to 37 days with single SIM and up to 25 days with dual SIM
  • ‘Slam’ feature in Asha 205. Slam allows consumers to share multimedia content like photos, music and video with nearby friends almost instantly.

The Nokia Asha 205 is available in Cyan and Orange and priced at Rs. 3,499. It will be available in India from December 24, 2012.

“Young consumers are increasingly using Facebook for communication, socializing and entertainment. The launch of the Nokia Asha 205 responds to this growing demand and gives a unique option for consumers at an affordable price point,” said Viral Oza, Director Marketing, Nokia India. “People who use NokiaAsha devices are hyper-social and we are proud to partner with Facebook to improve the user experience further with the introduction of the Facebook button.”

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