Nokia Launch’s The Asha 210

The Nokia Asha 210
The Nokia Asha 210

You may have read our post on Aprill 22nd titled “Nokia Teases Something Coming Wednesday” Read it here. Well that something has been revealed to be the Nokia Asha 210, with a full qwerty keyboard and a dedicated WhatsApp button. They announced the device on their Nokia Conversations blog which you can read here.

They are also hosting a Question and Answer about the Asha 210 with Neil Broadley from Nokia and a representative from WhatsApp which starts at 07:30 GMT (now) and invite you to “Join The Conversation” HERE

Full specs below

•System: GSM/EDGE 900/1800 (Single and Dual SIM), 850/1900 (Single SIM only)
•User Interface: Series 40
•Dimensions: 111.5 x 60 x 11.8 mm
•Weight: 97.3 g
•Display: 2.4-inch QVGA (320×240), up to 65k colors
•Memory: Up to 64MB, support for up to 32KB microSD card
•Connectivity: EGPRS multislot class 32; Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR; MicroUSB

The Asha 210 has wifi connectivity, and up to 46 days battery life in stand by. It will be available in 5 colours, Yellow Cyan Magenta, Black and White. The price of the phone is $72 before tax and subsidies and will “go on sale in the second quarter of 2013”.

Let us know what you think. Would you buy one? Personally I think they look really nice and may consider one as a back up phone.