Nokia Unveils The 206, Asha 205, Brings New ‘Slam’ Content Sharing Service

Posted on Nov 26 2012 - 12:04pm by Editorial Staff

Nokia today unveiled two new mobile devices: the Nokia 206 and Asha 205. Both the phones are available in single SIM as well as dual SIM versions and are the first mobile phone devices to include Nokia’s exclusive Slam feature. The feature will let consumers share multimedia content like photos and videos with nearby friends almost the same time. The feature will work with most Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones without the need to pair the devices as well as recipient needing to also have Slam with them.

Key features of the Nokia Asha 205 include:

  • eBuddy screen notifications that keep users up-to-the-minute on new conversations
  • The free Nokia Life+ web app, including the Life Skills and Live Healthy services
  • A comprehensive mobile entertainment package, including 40 free EA Games available for download, along with tens of thousands of other apps available from the Nokia Store
  • Available in single SIM and dual SIM models
  • Dual SIM model features Nokia’s exclusive EasySwap technology that enables consumers to change SIM cards without having to turn off the device
  • Great standby time: up to 37 days with single SIM and up to 25 days with dual SIM

Key features of the Nokia 206 include:

  • Imaging technology that optimizes photos taken with the 1.3MP camera for sharing on Facebook
  • A comprehensive social and mobile entertainment package with eBuddy Chat, WhatsApp and a gift pack of 10 free, premium content items
  • Available in single SIM and dual SIM models
  • Dual SIM model features Nokia’s exclusive EasySwap technology that enables consumers to change SIM cards without having to turn off the device
  • Impressive standby time: up to 47 days with single SIM and up to 28 days with dual SIM

The Nokia Asha 205 is available in Cyan, Magenta and Orange with an estimated retail price is around USD 62 while the estimated retail price for the Nokia 206 is around USD 62. Both the phones expected to start shipping in the fourth quarter of 2012.

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