Nokia Asha 210 Comes with Lumia Design and a Dedicated WhatsApp Key

April 25, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

A few days ago, Nokia had promised that it would introduce a fresh product and it seems that the Finnish mobile phone maker kept its promise.

Nokia has unveiled a new handset to its Asha line-up, and is calling it the Asha 210.

Interestingly, the Nokia Asha 210 comes with a new design, which gives it a look similar to the Lumia line.

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But the real surprise element in the Asha 210 is its dedicated WhatsApp button, which makes the Asha 210, the first phone with an in-built WhatsApp key.

This key is located to the left of the keypad and enables direct access to the messaging app. It also integrates the contact list and lets you know who else in your friend group is using the service.

The Asha 210 sports a 2.4-inch screen and has a 320 x 240 pixel resolution. The handset is pre-installed with Series 40 operating system and offers a variety of other apps such as Nokia’s Xpress web browser, Facebook, Twitter, Nokia Slam, Gmail and YouTube apps and many more.

It also includes a 2-megapixel rear camera and offers a voice guided self-portrait mode. It also supports a microSD card slot and Bluetooth 2.1.

Another exciting feature in the Asha 210 is its battery life, and according to Nokia, the battery of the phone can last up to 46 days on a single charge.

Currently, Nokia is offering both single and dual SIM models of the Asha 210 and the handset will start shipping this June with a price tag of $72.

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