Microsoft targets first-time buyers with new Nokia 105

Microsoft announced the launch of new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 dual SIM – targeting first-time mobile phone buyers.

The original Nokia 105 has sold more than 80 million units to date.

The new Nokia 105 has expanded storage for up to 2,000 contacts, enhanced audio for greater call clarity, increased talk time for up to 15 hours, and up to 35 days standby time, available in three colors: cyan, white and black.

“With handsets like the new Nokia 105, Microsoft brings very affordable mobile opportunities to more people,” said Jo Harlow, corporate vice president of Microsoft Devices Group.

The new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM will be available for a retail price of $20 before taxes and subsidies and will begin rolling out in select markets starting in June 2015.

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