Nokia announced the launch of the Nokia 101 and Nokia 100 phones, in line with its commitment to connecting the next billion consumers with mobile devices that offer modern, attractive designs, a range of practical and fun features, and services that extend the value of the phone with access to information and entertainment.
The Nokia 101 is Nokia’s fifth dual SIM device in the last three months and is the most affordable to date. Its dual SIM functionality enables users to connect to two different networks to receive calls and messages. The Nokia SIM manager allows users to select which SIM card to use to make a call or send a text message, helping them manage costs and maintain network coverage without needing several phones. In addition, the SIM manager allows users to store the settings of up to five SIM cards on the phone, and to personalize them by assigning names and logos for each SIM setting.
In addition to an FM radio, the Nokia 101 features an integrated MP3 player and a 103-phon loudspeaker, and provides support for up to 16 GB microSD memory cards, allowing users to carry their entire music collection with them.
On the other hand, the Nokia 100 is perfect for people looking for durability and simplicity as well as affordability when making calls and sending text messages. It is Nokia’s most affordable color display phone. Plus, people can enjoy Nokia 100’s new attractive grid-based menu system with fun and easy-to-read icons.
Furthermore, the Nokia 100 features an FM radio, enabling users to tune into their favorite music stations, whether on-the-go or at home.
“We recognize that for many of the next billion people, a phone purchase is an investment. People are looking for a phone that offers great features but also one that is dependable,” said Mary McDowell, Executive Vice President, Mobile Phones, Nokia.