KARACHI: Microsoft Devices Pakistan bolstered its line-up of high-quality mobile phones on Wednesday (May 14) with the launch of the Nokia 225, a device which underlines the company’s commitment to connect the next billion to the Internet.
Slim, sleek and stylish, the Nokia 225 offers affordable Internet access through the cloud-powered Nokia Xpress Browser, all on a beautifully designed 2.8” display. Nokia’s slimmest data phone to date, and featuring Nokia’s inherent bold colouring, the Nokia 225 offers style and substance to first time mobile owners, upgraders and people who like to have a secondary phone.
The Nokia 225 features the cloud-powered Nokia Xpress Browser, which uses less data and delivers fast performance, even over slower networks. The preloaded Facebook and Twitter apps offer instant access to social networks direct on the home screen, while people can explore the world from their device via Microsoft’s Bing search.
“The Nokia 225 is an affordable mobile phone designed to impress,” said Arif Shafique, Country General Manager, Microsoft Devices Pakistan & Afghanistan. “We remain committed to connecting the next billion to the Internet, and this handset builds on this promise. Offering a rich media experience and simple functionality combined with Nokia trust and quality, the Nokia 225 enables us to bring the Internet to more people at a lower price point.”
With a new slim design and 2.8” colour QVGA display, the Nokia 225 offers a rich media experience to consumers who prefer the classic keymat phone design. Crafted with Nokia’s renowned quality and attention to detail, the Nokia 225 comes in a range of bold colours, designed to stand out. At 10.4mm thin, the Nokia 225 is slim and elegant, making it an ideal fit for pockets and handbags. The Nokia 225 also features a splash- and dust-proof keymat which is durable and easy to clean, plus the seamless design ensures a smooth and tactile messaging experience.
The large display is ideal for quality entertainment on the go including gaming, taking photos, online browsing and downloading and playing video online. Helping to make the mobile gaming experience more enjoyable, the Gameloft store is preloaded on the Nokia 225 with five games ready to play, straight out-of-the-box. It also has an FM radio and is MP3 compatible, with a playback time of up to 51 hours and offers up to 32GB Micro SD card support.
The 2MP camera is perfect for capturing favourite moments and sharing them with friends and family via the preloaded Facebook and Twitter apps, or via Nokia’s SLAM technology, based on Bluetooth. With smart dual SIM technology, people can switch between SIM cards allowing a quick and convenient way of managing data costs. With battery standby time of up to 27 days for the dual SIM device, the Nokia 225 offers hours of enjoyment and exceptional value for first-time mobile phone buyers or for those who like to have a secondary phone.