Nokia 109 announced: cheap Internet-connected device for the next billion users

Nokia 109

Nokia announced a new member of its low-cost family of devices – Nokia 109. This cheap feature phone is designed to “connect the next billion and beyond to the Internet” packing the Opera Mini-like Nokia Xpress Browser, which reduces the data consumption of web pages by up to 90% to deliver inexpensive web experience.

In addition, there’s Twitter and Facebook integration with quick access to popular social networking services right from the homescreen, as well as a number of apps and games available from the Nokia Store.

Rest of the specs include a 1.8-inch 128×160 pixels screen, EDGE data, 3.5mm headset jack, music player and a microSD memory card slot. The Nokia 109 will be available in black and cyan from this quarter in China, the Asia Pacific region and Europe for $42 before taxes and/or subsidies.

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