Nokia is not going to give up so easily. While the Lumia series has started gaining some attention, the company is also not ready to lose hold where they are already strong i.e. entry level mobile segment. This time the company has tried to bring some smarter elements to the basic phones so that they can be basic user’s first 3G phone or a professional user’s backup phone.
You heard it right, these basic phones, priced tagged $68, are 3.5G enabled. If Nokia claims are to be believed, these phones are packed in high quality construction accompanied with a modern design. The company has used same two cup design it uses in Lumia phones now a days. Needless to say, back covers are changeable.
These phones feature 2.4 inch QVGA screen on top of a traditional Candy bar keypad form factor. They have 256MB inbuilt storage but can be expanded up to 32GB via MicroSD card. The full on connectivity features include 3G, Bluetooth, Slam sharing, MicroUSB etc. You can use mail for exchange to carry your inbox in your pocket and pre-installed apps like FaceBook, Twitter, Whatsapp to socialize. The devices will also carry the famous Nokia Xpress browser which claims to cut your data consumption and page loading time by 90%.
The main difference between Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 is that while Nokia 208 comes with a 1.3MP camera on the back, Nokia 207 comes without a camera targeting the professionals who are not allowed to carry camera phones in their company on security grounds. Nokia 208 dual SIM, on the other hand, is a dual SIM version of Nokia 208. All the phones will be powered by 1020 mAH battery promising a month long standby time.
All the models will be available in the market from third quarter in Red, Cyan, White and Black colors.