Nokia Announces Phones for Emerging Markets
The two new phones are targeted at users in emerging markets and include entry-level feature sets. Only one will find its way to the U.S. The 2600 Classic, not to be confused with the existing 2600 model, is a bar-style phone that will come in a number of different colors and have a removable face plate. There will be two versions of it, including a GSM/EDGE 850/1900 version that is compatible with U.S. networks. It also has MP3 ringtones, an FM radio, and a VGA camera. It is already available for $95.
Microsoft Debuts Entry-Level Nokia 130 Handset
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 130, a simple, inexpensive handset meant for first-timers and emerging markets. The candybar-style phone runs the Series 30 platform and includes a 1.8-inch screen, stereo headphone jack, Bluetooth 3.0, and support for memory cards up to 32GB.
Microsoft Refreshes the Nokia 105
Microsoft today announced a new version of the Nokia 105, its entry-level feature phone. The Nokia 105 is a bar-style device with a physical keypad and 1.45-inch LCD display.
Microsoft Announces the Nokia 215
Microsoft today revealed the Nokia 215, a $29 feature phone meant to help more people get online for the first time. The bar-style phone has a 2.4-inch screen and a numeric keypad.
Facebook Debuts Messenger 'Lite' for Slow Networks
Facebook today announced Messenger Lite, a pared-down version of its instant messaging app for emerging markets. The app is meant for entry-level and mid-range Android handsets that operate on slower cellular networks.
when is it coming out
It will not be made available directly to U.S. buyers, so you'll have to check around the Internet to see if you can buy an unlocked one.
Brilliant model naming
If it were quad-band though, it would be a great replacement (IMO) for the aging 6230, ...