Microsoft Announces The Nokia 222: An Ultimate Feature Phone

Posted: Aug 25 2015, 11:14am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

Microsoft Announces The Nokia 222: An Ultimate Feature Phone

Nokia 222 and Nokia 222 Dual SIM will just be available for $37 in emerging markets

It seems like Microsoft is still in love with the feature phones and why not? The insane long battery life is enough to get in love with these phones.

Microsoft has just announced the Nokia 222 and Nokia 222 Dual SIM budget phones. Both the new Nokia 222 and Nokia 222 Dual SIM phones accompany the same features.

A little exception is that the latter supports dual-SIM functionality. Both the handset support Micro-SIM cards, and both run Nokia Series 30+ OS.

Microsoft touts that the new Nokia 222 and Nokia 222 Dual SIM can offer FM radio playback of up to 45 hours. They will also offer MP3 playback of up to 50 hours.

The handsets additionally accompany a built-in MP3 player. Both the handsets support Slam technology.

It permits sending and accepting documents with another Slam-empowered device. Both the phones will also come preloaded with Assassin's Creed Brotherhood or Midnight Pool 3.

The Nokia 222 features a 2.4-inch QVGA (240x320 pixel) LCD display. It offers a pixel density of 166ppi.

It has a 2-megapixel back camera and only manages 320 x 240px video at 15fps. It furthermore supports expandable storage up to 32GB through microSD card.

Connectivity options incorporate GPRS, Bluetooth v3.0, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Microsoft has also packed an 1100mAh battery on the handsets.

It claims that the battery can run up to 20 hours of talk time; up to 21 days of standby time (double SIM model) and up to 29 days of standby time on single-SIM model.

The Nokia 222 measures 116x50x12.9mm, and weighs 79 grams. The Nokia 222 and Nokia 222 Dual SIM will both be accessible in Black and White hues.

Both the phones will be accessible in select markets beginning September. They will be available at just $37 and yes this is not a joke.

The Nokia 222 is the successor to the Nokia 220, which was launched a year ago.

These budget phones will only be available in emerging markets.

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