HMD Global has extend the Nokia feature phone line up the launch of Nokia 106 in India, the device was announced in November last year, at a very attractive price tag. While the biggest highlights of the Nokia 106 include a TFT colour display and long-lasting battery backup rated to deliver up to 15.7 hours talk time and up to 21 days of standby time in one single charge. Other than that, the Nokia 106 feature phone sports a polycarbonate body and contoured design.
The Nokia 106 price in India is Rs. 1,299 and the feature phone is available in only the Dark Grey colour variant while it will go on sale in India starting from today itself. The Nokia 106 feature phone will be available on all major mobile retailers across India along with Nokia’s own official website.
You can buy the phone from Flipkart and Amazon though, as both ecommerce websites are selling the device at Rs 1,309 and Rs 1,479 respectively. Both the prices are marginally higher than the official price. With that, Flipkart is offering a 10 percent instant discount to Axis Bank Buzz credit card users, and Amazon is offering 5 percent instant discount on HDFC credit EMI transactions and 10 percent instant discount on HDFC debit EMI transactions.
It is a dual-SIM offering which features a 1.8-inch QQVGA (160×120 pixels) TFT display and is powered by a MediaTek MT6261D SoC, with 4MB of RAM and 4MB of onboard storage.
The handset comes with a tough polycarbonate build with inherent colouring, which makes the colours run through the material. The contoured design is claimed to make the Nokia 106 more ergonomic than its predecessor.
The device also come with basic and core apps of Nokia features phone, the device comes with the classic Snake Xenzia game and can store up to 2,000 contacts. There’s an LED torch, FM radio and option to store up to 500 text messages.
“India is an important feature phone market. Consumers here seek outstanding battery life, a simple to use interface, and great durability. Nokia phones are synonymous with these and we’re delighted to introduce Nokia 106 and hope to continue to drive connectivity for millions of consumers here,” Ajey Mehta, Vice President and Country Head-India, HMD Global, said in a statement.