It was recently that Nokia introduced dual-SIM units, the Nokia X1-01 and Nokia C2-00 in the Philippines and along with the Nokia N9 announcement, at Singapore Mary McDowell, executive vice president for mobile phones at Nokia, a led the unveiling of three low-cost dual-SIM phones – the Nokia C2-02, Nokia C2-03, and Nokia C2-06 — to “connect the unconnected” in emerging countries.
“We may be late in this party, but we’re now in full swing,” McDowell said, adding that a big number of the world’s population, particularly in Asia, still cannot afford high-end smartphones.
The new phones are equipped with pre-installed Nokia Maps which allow users to view maps and plan routes even in offline mode. The three phones also pack a stereo FM radio, media player and memory support of up 32 GB.
Nokia C2-02 Specs
. 2.6", 56k color resistive touch screen, 240×320 pixels
.10MB Internal memory , support up to 32 Gb MicroSD cards
.Music Player, FM radio and Bluetooth
. Series 40 Type and Touch input
.EDR, 3.5 mm audio jack, USB 2.0 connectivity
Nokia C2-03 and C2-06 Specs
. 2.6", 65k color resistive touch screen
.2MP camera, 1600x1200 pixels
.10MB Internal Mem , support up to 32 Gb MicroSD cards, 2GB Included
.Music Player and FM radio
.Bluetooth and GPRS connectivity
.Series 40 Type and Touch input
The estimated retail price of the Nokia C2-02 and C2-03 is approximately $105 and for the Nokia C2-06 it is $112. No final date when these 3 units will be released in PH but it is expected to due this third quarter of the year.