HMD Global has announced the Nokia 106, an affordable feature phone destined for the global market. The 106 has a 1.8-inch, 160×120 display that’s a perfect match for the built-in Snake game. The phone can store up to 2000 contacts, and retain up to 500 SMS messages. Yes, these are the highlights advertised for a device like this.
Nokia 106: Simply essential
The Nokia 106 features incredible battery life enabling you to talk from sunrise to sunset on a single charge. With up to 15.7 hours talk time and up to 21 days standby time it wont let you down. You can also use a micro-USB charger to power up your Nokia 106.
The Nokia 106 offers an iconic Nokia feature phone design in a tough polycarbonate body. Its inherent colouring means the colour runs through the material, which makes scratches less detectable. Thanks to the contoured design, the Nokia 106 fits perfectly in your hand. The carefully considered spacing between each button on the keymat, makes it easy to dial and text, even in the dark.
Featuring all your everyday essentials, it comes with the classic Snake Xenzia game and can store your entire address book with space to hold up to 2000 contacts. You can light your way with the LED torch, listen to your favourite radio stations with the FM radio and store up to 500 of your favourite SMS messages.
Separately, HMD is also releasing two new colors — dark blue and light gray — of the Nokia 230, another of its feature phones. Both devices are available beginning today, though price varies by region.