NOKIA : Nokia expands portfolio of highly affordable, 3G mobile phones

    NOKIA : Nokia expands portfolio of highly affordable, 3G mobile phones

Nokia 207, Nokia 208 and Nokia 208 Dual SIM offer performance, versatility and

Espoo, Finland - Nokia today expanded its range of classically designed mobile
phones with the launch of three new, high-performing handsets. The Nokia 207,
Nokia 208 and Nokia 208 Dual SIM combine the familiar 'candybar' design with
Nokia's signature bold colors and 3.5G-capable Internet speeds. Popular social
apps, smarter imaging and productivity features such as Internet-sharing and
Mail for Exchange support make these phones some of the most versatile at
their price point; perfect for people balancing work and play.

"The Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 are designed for people who like a classic phone
and traditional keypad but don't want to miss out on smartphone experiences,
like staying connected to social media and accessing the Internet," said Timo
Toikkanen, executive vice president, Mobile Phones, Nokia. "As our most
affordable 3G devices yet, the Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 offer a perfect balance
of performance, features and quality."

Smarter features deliver greater versatility

The Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 are ideal for use on-the-go, with a familiar,
alphanumeric keypad for speedy texts and messaging, and Mail for Exchange for
staying on top of work email and calendar appointments. The Transfer app,
available today in the Nokia Store, allows people to sync contacts directly
from their smartphone* and transforms the Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 into
secondary or companion devices, perfect for travel. The Nokia 208 Dual SIM has
the added benefit of Nokia's Easy Swap technology, allowing people to change
SIM cards without turning off the device, to take advantage of more favorable

Consistent with devices across the Nokia Mobile Phones portfolio, the Nokia
207 and Nokia 208 offer faster and more affordable mobile Internet
experiences. Support for 3G coupled with the data compression available with
Nokia Xpress Browser help people enjoy rich mobile experiences at lower cost.
These experiences include top social apps such as WhatsApp**, Facebook and
Twitter, alongside video streaming through YouTube and Vuclip. For even
greater versatility, people can also use the Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 as a
portable modem, simply by connecting the device to their laptop via a USB
cable for Internet sharing anywhere, anytime.

Playful imaging features and Nokia durability add to versatility

The smart camera features of the Nokia 208 make taking pictures more
enjoyable, with voice-guided self-portrait, sequential shot and panorama mode
giving people more playful imaging options. Sharing photos is a breeze with
the Slam feature that allows people to share images with another
Bluetooth-enabled device in just a few clicks.

The Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 deliver outstanding battery life - up to 33 days
of standby time for the Nokia 207 and Nokia 208, and up to 20 days of standby
time for the Nokia 208 Dual SIM - helping people stay connected for longer.
Easy to clean and scratch-proof, the handsets are durable for everyday use as
well as more extreme conditions, such as hot or dusty environments.

The Nokia 208 will be available in single SIM and Easy Swap Dual SIM variants.
The Nokia 207 will be available as a single SIM option without a camera in
Europe. Available colours include red, cyan, yellow, white and black. The
estimated retail price for the Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 is 68 USD (52 Euros)
and they are expected to start shipping during third quarter of 2013.

Read more about the Nokia 207 and Nokia 208 on Nokia Conversations:

* Including the Nokia Lumia range, Windows Phone 8 and most Android
** Initially available for Nokia 208 Single SIM variant.

About Nokia
Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have become
an integral part of the lives of people around the world. Every day, more than
1.3 billion people use their Nokia to capture and share experiences, access
information, find their way or simply to speak to one another. Nokia's
technological and design innovations have made its brand one of the most
recognized in the world. For more information, visit

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