New Microsoft Low-Budget Device – Nokia 216 and Nokia 216 Dual Sim

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Written By Larious

Larious is the Executive Editor of LowkeyTech. He is a tech enthusiast and a content writer. 





Last Updated on October 8, 2016 by Larious

Nokia 216 Dual SIM is the latest feature phone from Microsoft. The mobile phone is target at consumers who are not impressed by all the bells and whistles loaded in latest smartphones or who just want a reliable backup phone.

However, the Nokia 216 is not a pushover. The feature phone can hold its own as a modern phone with a rear camera and selfie camera that both offer LED flash, an MP3 player, plus you can download loads of apps and games at the Opera Mobile Store.

Microsoft’s feature phones are a range of trusted mobile devices that empower people with mobility and the ability to connect, discover and achieve more. They are durable, functional, and beautifully designed – and give you more for less.

We introduce Nokia 216 and Nokia 216 Dual SIM, two new feature phones that keep you entertained with apps and games, and are perfect for capturing and sharing selfies and photos day or night. The phones have a beautifully crafted polycarbonate shell that is built to last, and outstanding battery life that keeps you connected for longer.

Available in black, gray, and blue, Nokia 216 and Nokia 216 Dual SIM will be available in Nigeria in November 2016.

Featuring two cameras with LED flash, the internet-enabled Nokia 216 and Nokia 216 Dual SIM are great feature phones for capturing and sharing special moments. You can find apps and games in the Opera Mobile Store, and download one free GameLoft game every month for a year, and enjoy popular titles like GT Racing and Little Big City.

For entertainment and music, Nokia 216 and Nokia 216 Dual SIM come with an FM Radio, MP3 and video player, and Bluetooth audio support for headsets. The phones can store up to 2000 contacts, and have a memory card support of up to 32GB. The rear camera LED flash doubles as a built-in torchlight to light up situations where you need it most.

Nokia 216 features an attractive design. It is all plastic, but very appealing to the eye. It is available in black, gray, and light blue. Nokia 216 feature physical keys that match the colour of the body.

The phone is equipped with a 2.4-inch LCD display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution. This results in a 167 ppi, which is okay for a small screen.

The Cameras

Nokia 216 Dual SIM features modest cameras. However, it sports two 0.3 megapixels cameras. One of the camera is located in the front and is targeted for selfies. The other camera is on the back. Both cameras on the Nokia 216 feature LED flash.

Hardware and Software

Nokia 216 is not a smart phone. It runs on the Series 30+ platform and comes with native games with some free games available. The phone offers 16MB RAM and supports a micro SD slot that can take up to 32GB storage. Nokia 216 is available in Single SIM and Dual SIM variants with support for mini SIM.

Enjoying your music will not be an issue as the phone offers an MP3 player with a 3.5mm stereo audio jack. Nokia 216 also offers a micro USB port and Bluetooth 3.0. Nokia 216 comes with internet support with GPRS/EDGE built-in.

Nokia 216 Dual SIM provides a 1020 mAh battery with up to 18 hours talk time and up to 24 days standby time. The phone can also support up to 47 hours of music playback.

Pricing and Availability

Nokia 216 Dual SIM is not yet available in Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya, though it is expected in India in October, 2016. Microsoft puts its pricing for the Nokia 216 at $37. When available, you can buy the cheap phone at leading online stores in the countries. Nokia 216 price in Nigeria is expected to range from 11,000 Naira to 15,000 Naira.


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