Microsoft has announced the new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM. Aimed at first time mobile phone buyers, as well as people looking for a reliable back-up device for their smartphone, the new Nokia 105 will enable more people to have a voice and experience the potentially life-changing benefits that a mobile phone can offer. The original Nokia 105 has sold more than 80-million units to date, introducing people from across the globe to mobile experiences.
The new Nokia 105 has everything people loved about its previous award-winning predecessor, and comes with enhanced functionality and features. Now also available in Dual SIM variant, the new Nokia 105 allows people to:
* Connect with people and businesses without great expense.
* Enjoy the features of the previous Nokia 105, and more, including expanded storage for up to 2 000 contacts, enhanced audio for greater call clarity, increased talk time for up to 15 hours, and up to 35 days standby time, and refreshed sleek, durable, versatile design, available in three colours (cyan, white and black).
* Stay entertained while on the go with two free pre-loaded games, Snake Xenzia and Bubble Bash 2.
* Keep a back-up handy: low price point, long battery life and ease of use make the new Nokia 105 an ideal companion device for existing smartphone users or people on their travels.
“With handsets like the new Nokia 105, Microsoft brings very affordable mobile opportunities to more people,” says Jo Harlow, corporate vice-president of Microsoft Devices Group. “The new Nokia 105 is an essential tool for first-time mobile phone users as they start their journey into a connected world.”
The new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM will be available in cyan, white and black for an estimated retail price of R245 before taxes and subsidies, and will begin rolling out in select markets starting in June 2015.