Nokia unveils €29 smartphone and new Asha for first-time owners


The Nokia 220, the comapny’s cheapest smartphone to date, has a 2.4-inch screen, 2 megapixel camera and 2G connectivity

Nokia unveiled its cheapest smartphone to date, the 220, and added the Asha 230 to its low-end range at Mobile World Congress today (February 24).

The Nokia 220 is available immediately starting in emerging markets, with a single-SIM variant costing €29.

It has a 2.4-inch display, two megapixel camera and 2G connectivity.

Nokia executive vice president of devices and services Stephen Elop said the device “sets a new standard for desirable first mobile phones”.

Asha 230

The Nokia Asha 230 is the company’s lowest-priced touchscreen in the range to date.

It costs €45 and is available immediately in select markets across Europe, Asia-Pacific, India, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.