Nokia 215 4G and Nokia 225 4G feature phones have been launched in China. The two phones follow the Nokia 220 4G that was unveiled back in July last year. Both the Nokia phones boast of Wireless FM radio, flashlight, and Bluetooth support. As the names suggest, they come with 4G LTE support. With the Nokia 215 4G and the Nokia 225 4G, the brand aims to target entry level users as well as evoke a nostalgia factor among customers.
Nokia 215 4G, Nokia 225 4G price, availability
As per e-retailer JD.com, Nokia 215 4G is priced at CNY 289 (roughly Rs. 3,140) in China and is currently up for pre-orders in the country. It is offered in Turquoise and Black colour options. The price for the Nokia 225 4G has not been shared on JD.com yet but pre-orders will start from October 16 with sales starting from October 25. It is offered in Classic Blue, Black, and Metallic Gold colour options. Nokia 225 4G has been listed on Amazon UK as well with a release date of October 30 and a price tag of GBP 44.99 (roughly Rs. 4,290).
As of now, it is unclear if and when the two phone models will come to India.
Nokia 215 4G, Nokia 225 4G specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 215 4G and Nokia 225 4G feature 2.4-inch LCD displays surrounded by thick bezels. Both the phones feature a 3.5mm audio jack, Wireless FM Radio, an MP3 player, and a flashlight. You get 4G TD-LTE VoLTE connectivity, Bluetooth support, and a Micro-USB port for charging. The battery is removable as well. You get a physical T9 keybaord that has been a staple of feature phones. The storage is expandable (up to 32GB) as well. To further evoke nostalgia, Nokia has added the class Snake game on both the phones.
The primary difference between the two phones lies in the optics. While Nokia 225 4G features a VGA snapper on the back, Nokia 215 4G doesn’t come with any camera.
HMD Global released the Nokia 220 4G last year with a 2.40-inch display, 16MB RAM, 24MB storage, and a 1,200mAh battery.
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