Other than new Windows Phone smartphones, Nokia also introduced two new low-cost feature phones at the Mobile World Congress 2013. The Nokia 301 features smart camera features inspired by the Lumia smartphones, while the Nokia 105 is the most affordable phone to date, which is ideal for first-time phone buyer. Both of them comes in candybar form factor.
The main feature of the Nokia 301 is its 3.2 Megapixel with ‘clever software features’. The phone’s smart camera includes 100-degree panoramic shooting, Sequential Shot five-shot photo burst, video recording, white balance settings, self-timer and self-portait modes. You can even add effects to photos. The 301 supports quad-band WCDMA 3.5G mobile network and comes pre-loaded with Nokia Xpress Browser for data-efficient web browsing. The handset features a 2.4-inch QVGA display, Bluetooth 3.0 and a microSD card slot for up to 32GB card.
The Nokia 105, the most affordable model in current Nokia range, is built to offer essential cellphone functions – making calls and SMS. It also has FM radio as well. The phone has a 1.45-inch color display and offers up to 12.5 hours of talk time and 35 days standby.
The Nokia 301 will be available in over 120 countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, India, Middle East and Latin America. It comes in cyan, black, magenta, yellow and white colors and will be priced at about Euro 65. There will be a Dual-SIM version as well. The Nokia 105 will be released in Q1 in black and cyan for about Euro 15. Consumers in China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Russia, Vietnam and other markets in Africa, Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Europe will be able to get it.