Microsoft has just announced the new Nokia 105 as its most affordable feature phone that comes with a price tag of $20 and offers up to 35-day battery life. The phone comes in single SIM and dual SIM variants and features a variety of color options.
The Nokia 105 is the successor to the same feature phone model that was launched back in 2013. It does not high-end specifications as a smartphone, but primary features are available to give users a decent back-up phone.
Microsoft claims that the new Nokia 105 can store up to 2,000 contacts and offers enhanced audio for better voice clarity. Although the phone does not have the support to let users play titles like Grand Theft Auto or Need for Speed, it does have pre-installed Snake Xenzia and Bubble Bash 2.
Microsoft has provided Series 30 platform on the Nokia 105 that offers limited software support and comes with an easy-to-use interface.
The Nokia 105 has FM Radio and a touchlight. It also comes with microUSB port for charging and there is a 3.5mm jack for headphone connectivity.
On the specifications front, the Nokia 105 has a 1.45-inch LCD Transmissive display with 16-bit (64k) high color resolution and an 800mAh battery. It has dual-band network support and the dual-SIM variant has dual-standby connectivity.
The replaceable battery on the phone is claimed to deliver up to 15 hours of talk time or up to 35 days of standby time on a single charge.
The new Nokia 105 single and dual-SIM variants with cyan, black and white color options will be available for purchase across the globe starting this month.