Full QWERTY Nokia Asha 210 arrives in color

Full QWERTY Nokia Asha 210 arrives in color
The Nokia Asha 210 has just gone official and it is the QWERTY phone Nokia teased two days ago. Just as we thought, it is not a Windows Phone Lumia device, but instead is an affordable Asha phone standing out with colorful design, single and dual-SIM versions and a dedicated WhatsApp button.

The Asha 210 is clearly shooting for heavy texters, especially those who use WhatsApp as the service is integrated deep even in the contact book. It also has the Nokia Slam feature for sharing images and videos via Bluetooth without having to pair first.

"The Nokia Asha 210 really stands out giving super-social consumers new ways to express their personalities through design, colour and innovations like the world's first WhatsApp button," Nokia Mobile Phones executive VP Timo Toikkanen said. "It has been designed to allow people to easily update their social networks, stay in touch with friends and share user created content."

The device is also comes with Facebook and Twitter pre-loaded, as well as with the Nokia Express browser.

The Asha 210 features a 2.4-inch 240 x 320-pixels screen and runs on Series 40 Asha UI and comes with a 2-megapixel rear camera with a dedicated key. It has 64MB of internal storage that can be expanded to up to 32GB via a microSD card. The handset is powered by a 1200mAh battery that can last up to 46 days in the single-SIM phone and up to 24 days on the dual-SIM.

The Nokia Asha 210 will arrive in yellow, cyan, black, magenta, and white for an extremely affordable off-contract price of $72 and should hit stores in the second quarter of 2013.

source: Nokia



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Asha 210
  • Display 2.4" 320 x 240 pixels
  • Camera 2 MP
  • Battery 1200 mAh(12h talk time)

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27 Comments

1. tusshharish

Posts: 342; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

the handsome low end phone...........

4. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

All their current low end phones look good. Some even better than the high end ones.

8. asingha94

Posts: 295; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

Sure going to get one!!i needed a basic phone for my daily use but it is also so much affordable!not going to miss it!

11. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

46 days of standby. Great spare phone.

17. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Dedicated whatsapp button eh? Whatsapp phone?? Anyway, it looks cool! Every addition is a good thing.

23. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

what if i told u - sqaure asha is coming. mark that

2. Antonyjoseph

Posts: 217; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

Looks good. I think Nokia should also come up with cheap Windows 7.8 based phones priced below the Lumia 520.

10. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

they did. lumia 510

12. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

That does sound like a good idea but you don't want Nokia to have their Windows Phone/Lumia brand intervening with the Asha line up, that could cause a decrease in sales in the Asha lineup. But hey? Isn't the Lumia 520 pretty affordable anyway?

25. AndroSymbo

Posts: 8; Member since: Apr 20, 2013

I think nokia have to do something to fill the gap between lumias and Ashas, I suggest a new series that have multitasking and led flash to the camera

3. B3BLW29

Posts: 238; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Its good that Nokia is bringing new stuff to low end segment.. Nokia Asha series has a lot of variety.

5. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

nokia doesn't fail to impress even in the low end market :)

13. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Hmmm, quite. Even through all of Nokia's troubles and the "takeover" of high-end markets/phones it's amazing Nokia have kept to their roots.

22. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

they never hell yea

6. Mittal

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

just realised what ill gift my mom in law !

7. omacmagic

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Don't mind getting this as a back up phone.

9. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Interesting to see Nokia was hyping feature phones

14. saiki4116

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

Cool..What's app button...a good basic phone for teens.

15. rahulz

Posts: 117; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Really beautiful affordable phone..... But i really want to see symbian running on these devices rather than s40

16. hkxm8

Posts: 64; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

oh well, i keep my 302 then.

18. maverick786us

Posts: 159; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Stupid Nokia. Why would someone in the world of smartphones will like DUMBPHONES? Nokia should more concentrate on smartphone market, launch a successor of Lumia 920 with 1080P, Quad Core and capture the smartphone market, that it once owned

21. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

I think they're working on all that, and not a moment too soon.

24. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

this devices for who can't afford smartphone, u don't know because u can afford smartphone. not everyone using smartphone around the world there are 55% of people using like this devices.

27. yahoo29

Posts: 71; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

But if they just concentrate in making new lumias they will tottaly lose in world of mobile phones coz they are still the king in the low end grounds FEATURE PHONE.

19. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

I guess it's doesn't have wifi. It would be a good competitor to a low end blackberry if it did.

20. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

Ooops, I just checked the Nokia site, It does have wifi. I might get one as a back up phone, especially at that price.

26. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

I was disappointed when it wasn't a landscape keyboard slider like the Nokia N97 and E7.

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