Nokia 100 and 101 - the latest single and dual sim s30 phones

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Nokia 100
Nokia announces two new hot phones, the Nokia 100 and Nokia 101. Both are running S30 (this is the first time i heard this symbian version). The two phones are very much the same except that the Nokia 101 has a dual sim capability,an mp3 player, support for expandable memory (up to 16gb). They are both targetted for developing markets and thus can reach 25 days on standby, or 6.7 hours in talktime.
Nokia 101

Both phone also have the following feature:
3.5mm earphone jack
FM Radio
Support for 5 different address book and personalisation of up to 5 different SIM cards
128 x 160 pixels (1.8" TFT 65k display)
Flashlight

The price point will be around P1,500 for Nokia 101 and P1,200 for Nokia 100.



Read the press release after the break


Nokia launches the Nokia 101 and Nokia 100 – its most affordable phones to date – packed with features and sporting color displays

Nokia continues its commitment to connecting the next billion consumers


Nokia announced the launch of the Nokia 101 and Nokia 100 phones, in line with its commitment to connecting the next billion consumers with mobile devices that offer modern, attractive designs, a range of practical and fun features, and services that extend the value of the phone with access to information and entertainment.

The Nokia 101 is Nokia’s fifth dual SIM device in the last three months and is the most affordable to date. Its dual SIM functionality enables users to connect to two different networks to receive calls and messages. The Nokia SIM manager allows users to select which SIM card to use to make a call or send a text message, helping them manage costs and maintain network coverage without needing several phones. In addition, the SIM manager allows users to store the settings of up to five SIM cards on the phone, and to personalize them by assigning names and logos for each SIM setting.

In addition to an FM radio, the Nokia 101 features an integrated MP3 player and a 103-phon loudspeaker, and provides support for up to 16 GB microSD memory cards, allowing users to carry their entire music collection with them.

On the other hand, the Nokia 100 is perfect for people looking for durability and simplicity as well as affordability when making calls and sending text messages. It is Nokia’s most affordable color display phone. Plus, people can enjoy Nokia 100’s new attractive grid-based menu system with fun and easy-to-read icons.

Furthermore, the Nokia 100 features an FM radio, enabling users to tune into their favorite music stations, whether on-the-go or at home.

“We recognize that for many of the next billion people, a phone purchase is an investment. People are looking for a phone that offers great features but also one that is dependable,” said Mary McDowell, Executive Vice President, Mobile Phones, Nokia.

For hi-res photos of the products, please go to: http://press.nokia.com/media/

About Nokia
Nokia is committed to connecting people to what matters to them by combining advanced mobile technology with personalized services. More than 1.3 billion people connect to one another with a Nokia, from our most affordable voice-optimized mobile phones to advanced Internet-connected smartphones sold in virtually every market in the world. Through Ovi (www.ovi.com), people also enjoy access to maps and navigation on mobile, a rapidly expanding applications store, a growing catalog of digital music, free email and more. Nokia's NAVTEQ is a leader in comprehensive digital mapping and navigation services, and Nokia Siemens Networks is one of the leading providers of telecommunications infrastructure hardware, software and professional services globally.