Nokia launches the 100 and the 101 in India

Nokia today announced the launch of its most affordable Nokia 101 dual SIM music and Nokia 100 single SIM phones in India. The Nokia 101 is Nokia’s fifth dual SIM phone launched in the last few months and the most affordable to date.

The Nokia 101 has dual SIM capability, an integrated MP3 player, FM radio, a 103 phon loudspeaker and up to16 GB of expandable memory. It also includes the Nokia SIM manager which allows users to select which SIM card to use to make a call or send a text message while helping them manage costs and maintain network coverage without needing several phones. In addition, the SIM manager allows users to store settings of up to five SIM cards on the phone, and to personalize them by assigning names and logos for each SIM setting.

The Nokia 100 is the most affordable colour display phone by Nokia, and features an FM radio and basic grid menu layout with easy to icons.

The Nokia 101 and the 100 offer Nokia Life Tools and Nokia Money in India, providing instant access to locally-relevant information on healthcare, education, agriculture and entertainment.

Both the handsets come with an offer from Airtel which gives the customers 100 minutes of free Airtel to Airtel talktime for the first month. As part of this Airtel offer, customers will also get 400 national and local SMS free every month. Customers subscribing to this Airtel offer may continue to avail its benefits in the second month with a minimum recharge.

The Nokia 101 will be available in India in the next few weeks at Rs. 1,699 and it will come in Black and Red colors. The Nokia 100 will be available in India starting October for Rs. 1,399.