Priced at Kshs 5,600/UgX 210,000/TZs120,000, the Nokia 206 is a low end dumb phone with bright colours, Nokia style. The colours are Black, Cyan and Magenta It has internet access via EDGE and is bundled with Nokia’s data compression browser that makes accessing internet easy even with the absence of 3G. The device is dual SIM and also added in is Nokia file sharing application, Slam which allows for sharing of multimedia contents (videos and photos) via Bluetooth . What’s different with Slam sharing is ability to share files without needing to pair devices while at the same time transferring them faster than via Bluetooth. Slam is compatible with most Bluetooth enabled devices except Windows and iOs devices.
Nokia don at East Africa, Bruce Howe calls it a device built with the trust and quality Nokia consumers have come to expect from Nokia, while also providing a great feature set and value for money.
Features that stand out on the Nokia 206 include a gift pack of 10 free premium apps off Nokia Store, SIM swap for one SIM card which wont require you to turn off the device while at the same time remember SIM settings for upto 5 SIM cards, Nokia Xpress Internet platform for data compression, Nokia Nearby for location discovery and a standby time of 28 days