Nokia 106 (2018) With Polycarbonate Body, Long Battery Life Launched In India

HMD Global has launched a new feature phone in the Indian market called the Nokia 106 (2018). The original Nokia 106 was announced in August 2013. The new handset features a tough polycarbonate build, a contoured design, and a long battery life. Read more to find about Nokia 106 (2018) Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Nokia 106 (2018)

Price and Availability

Price Rs 1,299

The Nokia 106 (2018) is priced in India at Rs 1,299. It is now available via offline stores in the country. Interested customers can also purchase the new handset via the official website. The original Nokia 106 was launched in Black, Red, and White color options at Rs 1,399.

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Specifications and Features

  • Polycarbonate build
  • Ergonomic design
  • 1.8-inch QQVGA TFT display
  • MediaTek MT6261D SoC
  • 4MB RAM
  • 4MB storage
  • Stores up to 2,000 contacts
  • Stores up to 500 text messages
  • 800mAh battery
  • LED flashlight
  • Classic Snake Xenzia game
  • Dual-SIM
  • Micro-USB port
  • 3.5mm headphone pack
  • FM radio

The new phone features a 1.8-inch TFT display with QQVGA (160 x 120 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6261D processor along 4MB RAM and 4MB internal storage. HMD Global claims that the new handset is capable of holding up to 2,000 contacts and 500 text messages.

The Nokia 106 (2018) is backed by an 800mAh battery that offers up to 21 days of standby time or 15 hours of talk time on a single charge. It measures 111.15 x 49.5 x 14.4mm and comes in a Dark Grey color option. The polycarbonate build comes with ‘inherent coloring’ that makes the colors run through the material. Also, the contoured design makes it much more ergonomic than its predecessor.

The new handset comes preloaded with try-and-buy games such as Nitro Racing, Danger Dash, Tetris, etc. Additionally, the Nokia handset comes with an ever-green, classic Snake Xenzia. Connectivity options include a dual-SIM, Micro-USB port, 3.5mm headphone pack, and FM radio.

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Apart from the Nokia 6 (2018), HMD Global also announced new Light Grey and Dark Blue color variants of the Nokia 230. Previously, it was only available in Black and Silver color options. The company also launched the Nokia 8110 4G Banana phone in October last year.

What do you think of the price and features of new Nokia 106 (2018)? Will you pick up the new handset? Share your views with us in the comments section below.

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