Microsoft's Last "Nokia" Phone Launched

Microsoft has launched a new Nokia feature phone called the Nokia 216.

Microsoft's association with the Nokia brand has been especially turbulent, but it appears the company has one last hurrah for its feature phone business. Today, it announced the Nokia 216, a Series 30+ handset that can browse the web and lasts up to a month on standby.
It's as basic as Nokia feature phones get, but it's notable in that it's probably the very last Nokia-branded handset Microsoft will ever produce.
Nokia 216 is aimed at the Indian market and is priced at ₹2495. It will be available in stores from 24 October.
Microsoft's Nokia 216 has a 2.4-inch QVGA display with 240 x 320 resolution. The phone runs Nokia's Series 30+ operating system backed by 16MB RAM. The phone supports storage up to 32GB using a microSD card.

Microsoft Nokia 216 comes with a 0.3-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. On the front, the phone carries a 0.3-megapixel VGA camera with a Selfie flash. Both the cameras have fixed focus and support video recording at 320 X 240 resolution, the rear camera also supports 2X digital zoom.It supports FM Radio, Bluetooth audio, and MP3 through SD card.The dual-SIM phone will come pre-loaded with Opera mini browser and Facebook.

In keeping with Nokia's reputation, the phone will have a great battery back-up.

Microsoft is also expected to discontinue its Windows-powered Lumia smartphones by the end of this year as rumors suggest that the company is preparing to unveil a Surface phone in 2017.

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