Microsoft announces the affordable Nokia 222, powered by Series 30+
Microsoft has announced the Nokia 222, as well as a dual-SIM variant. This new phone is powered by Nokia Series 30+ and offers limited connectivity to the internet at an affordable price. Utilizing both Opera Mini and Bing, Microsoft has bundled a variety of services on the Nokia 222.
The Nokia 222 sports a 2.4-inch QVGA display, 2MP main camera, can use MicroSD cards of up to 32GB, and a 1,100mAh battery. There's also SLAM support, enabling owners to easily send files with other supported products. Owners of the Nokia 222 also get a free Gameloft title each month for a year.
The phones (both the single and dual-SIM versions) will be available in both glossy black and white colors with matching keyboards. Availability is planned for September with prices looking to be set at just $37.
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