Nokia 108, at $29, is an ultra-affordable cameraphone

Nokia 108, at $29, is an ultra-affordable cameraphone
Earlier today, Nokia announced the introduction of the 108, the company's first ultra-affordable cameraphone.

Slated for a Q4 2013 launch, the Nokia 108 carriers a price tag of just $29 with which the company is, once again, hoping to appeal to those, among others, for whom a mobile phone continues to be a luxury. We say once again, because the Nokia 105 from back in February is very reminiscent of the Nokia 108 in both looks and mission. The main areas where the two differ are the inclusion of a 0.3MP rear shooter, a slightly grown 1.8-inch screen (up from 1.4''), and the addition of Nokia Slam – a new, Bluetooth-based, service which allows you to share photos and such with most Android/WP devices. What's more, the Nokia 108 also comes in a second, dual-SIM flavor, and will also star Nokia's beloved Snake game, a fact that the company's marketing team is trying to ensure will receive publicity.

Both versions of the Nokia 108 come with an FM Radio, an MP3 player and support for microSD card (up to 32GB). Those of you with devices that can't make it through a full day will be glad to hear that the Nokia 108 provides up to a whopping 31 days of standby time, courtesy of its seemingly tiny 950mAh battery.

As mentioned before, the Nokia 108 should land in time for the holidays, and will arrive with the now Nokia-signature palette of bright colors: cyan blue, red and yellow, among with the more traditional black and white.


source: Nokia

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108
  • Display 1.8" 128 x 160 pixels
  • Camera 0.3 MP VGA
  • Battery 950 mAh(13.8h talk time)

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19 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Now this is what I call innovation! See Apple? Your iPhone can't even play Sudoku and Snakes! Only Nokia can.

5. Topcat488

Posts: 1415; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

I hope Apple "Sue" for making a phone that looks like their iphone 5C. Hehehehe... This Nokia Phone looks damn good, and sooooo cheap.

15. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

xperiaDROID is limited lolololol.

2. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Best affordable phone with so many features. I liked this phone, it's just awesome. Only Nokia can do this.

4. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

And Durable as well :D

10. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

And premium as well.

3. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

How can I get one?

6. papss unregistered

Wow how in the world can they produce at that price? That's simply amazing.

7. harigrg33

Posts: 188; Member since: May 20, 2013

Batery life for 30 days man that is wat a smartphone shud hav :D

8. palmguy

Posts: 979; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

Magical!

9. TechDork

Posts: 402; Member since: May 10, 2010

If it had a slide out qwerty, I would consider it. It reminds me of my Nokia TracFone I had in 6th grade..just overhauled. I can't imagine using a standard keypad after been using a full qwerty for so long.

11. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

None of their basic phones are available in the states. Pretty annoying. There are no decent basic phones anywhere in the US no matter your budget. I'd love to get my wife the Nokia 501 or 515. Maybe I can import it...

12. guruprasad

Posts: 33; Member since: Jul 13, 2011

The best way nokia could have trolled apple was by naming it NOKIA 108 C ---- cheap n colourful as well !!! :P :P

13. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Com on Nokia bring these phones back to the u.s.

14. ilia1986 unregistered

Nokia 108, 29$ off contract, can share photos via bluetooth - a worldwide standard data transfer technology. iPhone 5S, 649$ off contract - cannot. Nuff said, gentelmen, nuff said.

16. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I see where you're going with this.

17. BillyG

Posts: 305; Member since: Sep 24, 2012

why would i share with others, or even receiving fotos from 108 with its 0,3 MP shooters? i (and other 5s users) will stay with airdrop, thank u very much.

18. ilia1986 unregistered

What would happen if you by any chance had a friend who is one of the 98% of the population of this planet who doesn't have an iPhone?

19. Le05K

Posts: 18; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

I wish they do one with bigger buttons and number something for my mum to use, then coping same old models in different box. Come on nokia give as pone for elderly.

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