Microsoft reveals why you'd want to lay your hands on an extra-cheap Nokia 130

Microsoft reveals why you'd want to lay your hands on an extra-cheap Nokia 130
Several days ago, Microsoft further-expanded its portfolio of extremely-affordable feature phones with the Nokia 130. The cheapo flaunts an impressively-low price tag of ~$25 and apart from its classic and timeless looks, the 130 is deeply imbued by all the traits that made Nokia a market dominator many a year ago. While many may overlook such an entry-level device nowadays, it has some clear advantages over its affordable rivals and smartphones alike.

Microsoft decided to highlight the strong points of Nokia 130 via a just-released infographic. Apart from the impressively low price, the feature phone also comes with a spectacular battery life, courtesy of a 1,020mAh battery under the hood. This capacity is said to deliver roughly 36 days of standby time, up to 13 hours of talk time, 16 hours of video playback (which, according to Microsoft equals to 43 episodes of Friends), or 46 hours of music playback. Impressive, but then again, that's a feature phone.

The Nokia 130 tips the scales at just 68.6g, which is something that Microsoft also seems pretty proud of, and enables you to make use of a microSD card up to 32GB in size – undoubtedly, another feat that is worthy of finding its place in Redmond's infographic. Check it out below.



source: Nokia via GSMArena

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130
  • Display 1.8" 128 x 160 pixels
  • Battery 1020 mAh(13h talk time)

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27 Comments

1. sriuslywtf

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

I love it.. If only they opt to increase the size of the screen because I cant read well. Then its sold..

18. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Who in the hell would watch 36 episodes of Friends on a phone with a screen that small and low rez?

2. Ceffmhico

Posts: 33; Member since: Jul 17, 2014

I want one! :D

21. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

I wouldn't take it for free Throw it in the dustbin

3. samystic

Posts: 242; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

make the screen larger, put a camera and introduce red colour in India and i will replace my Nokia 301 Dual Sim with it

4. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Once you start adding more and more features it really defeats the ultra low price tag.

9. NFSHesham

Posts: 297; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

you have the Nokia 220 and 225 for that

19. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

That Trademark symbols represents TROLL.

5. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Microsoft forgot to add one more reason... It's a Nokia, a reliable brand that offer people great quality phones to connect with people since 1871. If you have no Kia, you can at least have a Nokia.

6. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Very good point there MS! A good value is put on these phones, do more pay less.

10. aksa123

Posts: 366; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

The rebirth of feature phone ???

12. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Need a burn phone, MS/Nokia has got you covered.

13. cse.vicky unregistered

Where can I buy this in US ?

17. SemiFinal

Posts: 117; Member since: Jul 26, 2014

Nine tailed sage naruto lol

25. cse.vicky unregistered

Did you lol on Naruto ? :X

23. Jason78

Posts: 281; Member since: Apr 10, 2013

Ebay or Amazon most likely. Nokia doesn't sell feature phones in the USA so in order to get one you have to buy it from a reseller that purchases one in another country for resale. They usually add about $50 to the price so I would expect the Nokia 130 to cost $80 to $100 in the USA.

26. cse.vicky unregistered

What ! Then what is the point of price tag of 25 bucks !!!

27. Jason78

Posts: 281; Member since: Apr 10, 2013

The price is 19 pounds in the UK which is the equivalent of about $25 US. If you flew to the UK you could buy it for 19 pounds. On the other hand if you want to buy it in the USA you have to pay whatever the guy who buys them overseas and sells them in the USA charges. That is why I haven't purchased any of the cool feature phones that Nokia has put out in the past year. By the time you pay the reseller mark-up they cost more than a budget smartphone like the Lumia 520 or 630.

15. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

Release date?

22. darkoman4

Posts: 183; Member since: May 30, 2014

I think everybody should have a backup feature phone with amazing battery life in the case of emergency. I have one Samsung which I keep in my glow compartment. It is waterproof and has a flashlight. It has a T-Mobile prepaid SIM for calls and texts.

24. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

led light no cam, haha

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