Nokia launches two new vintage and cheap phones

On the left the 105 and on the right the Nokia 220 4G.

HMD Global

Nokia returns to the charge with this reissue phones from the past.

HMD Global, the company that manufactures phones under the Nokia brand, announces Wednesday the new Nokia 220 4G and Nokia 105, two entry-level cell phones, that arrive to accompany the reissued ones Nokia 3310 and Nokia 8110. These are two basic and inexpensive phones, perfect for those who want a functional cell phone without having to break the piglet.

The Nokia 105 has a screen of 1.77 inches and resolution QQVGA (160×120 pixels) and under it has a physical alphanumeric keyboard. The Nokia 220 4G has a slightly larger screen, with 2.4 inches, but with the same resolution as the 105 and also with a physical keyboard.

The two phones have a design similar to their counterparts of the past and are built in polycarbonate, which makes them much more durable than the smart phones we find in today's market.

Regarding connectivity, only the Nokia 220 4G offers internet connection through a Web browser and voice calls in HD through 4G LTE.

The Nokia 105 arrives with an 800 mAh battery and the 220 4G with a 1,200mAh battery. According to Nokia, the 105 reaches almost 26 days instand-byand more than 14 hours making calls.

The company says the Nokia 220 4G is able to stay on for 27 days without use, but its autonomy is reduced after 6 hours making calls.

The Nokia 220 4G will be available in Europe in mid-August in blue and black from 39 euros or US $ 43.50. The Nokia 105 will be available in August in blue, pink and black colors, starting at 13 euros or US $ 14.50. The company still did not announce availability in the United States but we hope it will soon.

Editor's Note:This article was originally published on July 25, 2019.

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