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Nokia Asha 205, Nokia 206 launched with 'Slam'

Posted on Nov 26, 06:29PM | IBNS

Nokia, a global leader in mobile communications, on Monday unveiled two new devices in its Mobile Phones portfolio, designed for offering consumers great Internet experiences at affordable price points.

The Nokia Asha 205 and Nokia 206 are both available in single SIM or dual SIM versions and give people innovative ways to access social features and share their favorite content.

The Nokia Asha 205 and Nokia 206 are the first Mobile Phones devices to include Nokia's exclusive Slam feature.

Slam allows consumers to share multimedia content like photos, music and videos with nearby friends almost instantly.

Slam works with most Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones without the need to pair devices, and without the recipient needing to also have Slam.

In just a few clicks, people can 'Slam' their content to another device faster than with Bluetooth alone and without consuming Internet data.

"The latest Nokia devices give super-social consumers new ways to express their personalities through design, color and innovative new features like Slam," said Sari Harju,Director, Mobile Phones, Nokia. India.

"Both devices are built with the trust and quality people have come to expect from Nokia, and offer smarter Internet experiences that help save money today and tomorrow."

The expressive Nokia Asha 205 has a QWERTY keyboard. It also introduces a new, dedicated Facebook button, making it the perfect device for social people who want the fastest access to their Facebook profile.

Ms.Sari Harju,Director,Mobile Phones at the Global announcement of Nokia Asha 205 and Nokia 206

Combined with eBuddy Chat, Twitter and support for popular email accounts such as Gmail, the Nokia Asha 205 is designed to allow that people are never more than a few clicks away from their social networks.

The Nokia Asha 205 is available in Cyan, Magenta and Orange.

The estimated retail price for the Nokia Asha 205 is around 62 USD and it is expected to start shipping in the fourth quarter of 2012.

The Nokia 206 features a classic alphanumeric keypad and a generous 2.4" display,giving ample room to surf the Internet, play games, or chat with friends.

People can also enjoy fast access to Facebook and Twitter right from the home screen.

Featuring a vibrant color palette including Cyan, Magenta and Yellow, the Nokia 206 is the ideal phone for those who want familiarity and ease of use, coupled with beautiful design and all the benefits of the mobile Internet.

The estimated retail price for the Nokia 206 is around 62 USD and it is expected to start shipping in the fourth quarter of 2012.