Contrary to popular belief, not everyone is a fan of huge and complicated smartphones that need to be charged more often than they are used. Some people are not into smartphones and would want a simple and affordable phone that they can use for receiving and making calls as well as messaging.
Even internet usage on the mobile is not their requirement. So Nokia 210 is the best option in the market right now for such users. It is available in Charcoal, Red and Grey colours and enjoys great user reviews on prominent websites.
The affordable Nokia 210 is priced at Rs. 5,275 but it may vary depending on the seller. It is a great secondary phone for calls and messages if you have a bulky smartphone as a primary option for multitasking.
The phone has dual SIM capabilities, accepts micro SIM cards and comes with a plastic frame and body and a glass front. It also features, calculator, calendar, video player, timer, alarm, notepad but you can record calls on this device.
Display & Keypad
It has a 2.4 inches TFT display in 65K colours and a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. Nokia 210 also comes with an MP3 player, FM radio, music and internet features and has a 3.5mm audio jack. The backlit keyboard is easy to use and the keys are made out of rubber that make a clicking sound every time you press them. There is also a torch included in this phone that is bright and easy to use and shines bright.
Users have reported this phone to have a great battery timing despite it having internet features and music playing options. Its talk time is up to 18 hours and standby is at 20 days so no need to carry your charger or battery backup wherever you go.
The internal storage is only 16MB but you can enhance it by adding a microSDHC card of up to 32GB capacity. You can save up to 500 contacts on this phone and you can also assign pictures to contacts. Other than saving contacts in phone memory you can also save contacts in SIM memory depending on the capacity provided by the SIM carrier.
Most carriers offer a minimum 250 contacts saving option on the SIM. So in total, up to 1000 contacts can be saved on this phone. You can also save up to 1000 messages on the phone. There is also a great option of creating a backup of the entire phone but you need to have a memory card installed for that.
Nokia 210 is equipped with internet connectivity and comes with a pre-installed Opera mini browser. Opera is known to use minimum data and deliver faster performance than other browsers.
The phone also has a pre-installed Facebook app and also has a few games like Snake etc. Nokia 210 also has Bluetooth connectivity options and data can be easily transferred to and from this to another Bluetooth device.
There is also a 0.3 MP VGA rear camera on the device that takes average photos and videos with zoom options but of course, it is justified at this price point. To save or view the photos you will need to install a memory card. There is no selfie camera on this device.
Here are the complete specifications of Nokia 210:
SIM: Dual SIM
Screen: 2.4 in TFT, 65K colours
Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Chipset: Mediatek MT6260A
Card Slot: microSDHC (dedicated slot)
Rear Cameras: Single 0.3 MP VGA
Front Camera: None
Battery: Li-Ion 1020 mAh, removable
Dimensions: 4.76 x 2.11 x 0.54 in
Weight: 82 g