The Nokia 216 is Microsoft’s new feature phone

Microsoft today launched its first feature phone for 2016, the Nokia 216, at Rs. 2,495 in India. Targeted at non-tech-savvy users, the Nokia 216 lasts for 24 days on a single full charge, and can act as a great secondary phone for many.

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Nokia 216 specs

The Nokia 216 sports a 2.4-inch TFT display that has a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The phone has 1GMB of RAM (yes, that’s right) and comes with negligible internal memory, which can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Series 30+ OS out of the box.

Talking about the camera, the Nokia 216 rocks a VGA rear primary camera with LED flash. On the front, there is the same VGA camera for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM with 2G voice calling, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio receiver. The phonebook on the phone can take up to 2,000 contacts at a time.

The Nokia 216 includes 2G (with voice calling) in the 900MHz and 1800MHz spectrums, Bluetooth 3.0 and Micro-USB 1.1 as connectivity features. There is no WiFi support. The feature phone packs in a decent 1,020 mAh battery under the hood. The Nokia 216 is built of polycarbonate. The dimensions of the smartphone are 118.0×50.02×13.5mm. It weighs 83 gms.

The Nokia 216 brings with itself some exclusive offers, available only for buyers. The users will get one free Gameloft game every month for an entire year.

The Nokia 216 is available in White, Black, and Mint color variants and pricing and availability are unknown as of yet. It might also be the last feature phone from Microsoft or Nokia.

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A constant learner of gadgets, Ankit has been writing about technology and the internet, in general, for the past three years, and has written for several well-known media outlets.