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Nokia 215 by Microsoft for $29

Dale Davies |
Microsoft Devices Group presented the Nokia 215, its most affordable internet-ready phone for just $29.

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The Nokia 215 is designed to connect and introduce first-time mobile phone buyers to the internet and new digital experiences. Available in both Single SIM and Dual SIM models, the Nokia 215 will expand the reach of Microsoft services at more affordable prices.

At only $29, the Nokia 215 will allow more people to access popular Web content and digital services. Users will be able to go online using Opera Mini browser, Bing search, MSN Weather, Twitter and Facebook; stay in touch using Facebook and Messenger with instant notifications; and connect in new ways with SLAM, which enables content to be shared between devices and callers making hands-free calls using Bluetooth 3.0 and Bluetooth audio support for headsets.

The Nokia 215 features built-in torchlight, up to 20 hours of talk time, outstanding battery life with up to 29 days of standby time for the Single SIM variant and up to 21 days for the Dual SIM, MP3 playback of up to 50 hours, FM radio playback of up to 45 hours, and there is an VGA camera. The Nokia 215 and Nokia 215 Dual SIM come in Bright Green, Black and White, and will roll out first in select markets in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe in Q1 2015.

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