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US$99 Nokia Asha 501 debuts in India as Nokia throws down the gauntlet to Budget smartphone challengers
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US$99 Nokia Asha 501 debuts in India as Nokia throws down the gauntlet to Budget smartphone challengers

Nokia’s not taking the coming Low-Budget smartphone challenge from Samsung lying down. Nokia has decided to put their Open Source Asha OS to good use and thus the  US$99 Nokia Asha 501 made its debut  in a Press Launch on Thursday May 9th 2013 headlined by Nokia CEO Stephen Elop in India. It’s priced at the Budget smartphone Market and is slated to launch in June 2013 on the edge of the Third Quarter of 2013 in 90 countries covering Africa, Asia-Pacific i.e. India, East Indies and Latin America, which includes Jamaica in the West Indies. But more importantly, it sends a strong message to other contenders in the budget smartphone world, mainly Samsung Tizen OS, Mozilla Foundation’s Firefox OS and Canonical’s Ubuntu OS: Nokia’s not taking kindly to them encroaching on their traditional t...
New Nokia Asha 210 features a dedicated WhatsApp button
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New Nokia Asha 210 features a dedicated WhatsApp button

Nokia today unveiled the latest device in its Asha family, designed to offer consumers more social experiences at an affordable price. The Nokia Asha 210, available in Single- or Easy Swap Dual-SIM variants, features a distinctly Nokia design and smart imaging that sets it apart from the crowd. It supports Wi-Fi to help people enjoy more of the Internet for less and is the world's first phone to have a dedicated WhatsApp button.  Your social life at your fingertips The Nokia Asha 210 has a QWERTY keyboard and a dedicated WhatsApp button for fast access to instant messaging. To celebrate the Nokia and WhatsApp partnership, WhatsApp is offering their service for free on all Nokia Asha 210 devices with the WhatsApp button for their lifespan. Combined with Facebook, Twitter and support for...