Nokia 515, a Premium Phone


Days ago I posted here about the Nokia’s World Premier Event at Moscow. I’d stay on my social Medias to be informed about but Nokia remains silent and gave no hints on their facebook and twitter pages until August 28. Early this morning (Manila Time: 4:30 am) of August 29, I saw a post from Engadget on twitter reporting Nokia’s newest phone, Nokia 515. I know most of the mobile phone users are preferred to buy a smartphone but Nokia still pursuing featurephones though there’s still a market for them. Nokia 515 is not a smartphone but a feature phone taking back the past years’ Series 40, but now more capable than before.

The Nokia 515 has been introduced by the Finnish based manufacturer on their event happened in Moscow, Russia. The phone has sturdy anodized sandblasted aluminum body for premium looks than other Nokia s40 phones. It features a 2.4 inch QVGA LCD display and Gorilla Glass 2 on top as a protector. The keypad is produced using a polycarbonate resin. At the back you will see the 5mp shooter with LED flash and the speaker dots which making resemblance to the design of some Lumia. Inside there are 256mb of storage expandable up to 32 GB via microSD.


Nokia 515 (Single SIM variant)

System: 3.5G HSDPA – GSM 850/900/1800/1900 WCDMA 900/2100

Size and weight: 114 x 48 x 11mm; 101.1g

Display: 2.4” QVGA LCD 262k display

Memory: Up to 256MB flash, support for up to 32GB microSD card

Connectivity: microUSB port
supporting data transfer and charging, Bluetooth 3.0, 3.5 mm AV connector, Micro SIM

Camera: 5 megapixels, LED flash

Battery life: up to 38 days
standby; up to 10.4 hrs talk time (3G: up to 5.3 hrs)

The availability of the handset will be next month with stops in Russia, Germany, Switzerland and Poland and priced at 115 EUR (Php. 6,500). The Nokia 515 will come in single and dual sim variants with dualband HSDPA (900 / 2100) and quadband GSM / EDGE connectivity respectively.


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