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Nokia hasn’t been able to make a huge impact on the smartphone market with its C2, 2.3, and 7.2. But the company surely comes on top when it comes to classic feature phones. The company has announced the launch of the 2020 version of the Nokia 125 and Nokia 150 phones in the Nepali market. Both devices share the same built quality. And even most of the specifications and features are the same but 150 has a slight few more addition. Nokia 125 costs Rs. 3,099 whereas Nokia 150 price in Nepal is set at Rs. 3,650. Let’s hop in and know more about this classic feature phones.
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“Simply great”, is the phrase used on the promotion of the device. The phone has longer and larger when compared to other back to old school feature phones. 125’s body is all polycarbonate built and the keys are ergonomic which makes texting and dialing a lot easier. There’s no camera or whatsoever expect the company logo at the rear side of the device. And the front part of the device is classic at its finest. Overall, the design of the 125 is durable and fit for everyday life.
The phone has a 2.4-inch QVGA display and runs on Series 30+ OS. It equips MTK CPU, 4MB storage, and 4MB RAM. It’s sad that the device only features 2G Network but has an option for both Single SIM and Dual SIM. 1020mAh removable battery is packed into the device which gives up to 19.4hrs of Talk time and 23.4 days of Standby time. Apart from this other miscellaneous that the phone offers are FM radio receiver and Flashlight. As for connectivity the phone has 3.5mm headphone jack and MicroUSB port.
Good news for all classic game lovers. 125 comes with Snake Xenzia game loved by all the classic old-time gamers. Even if there’s no option for expanding storage, you can still store up to 2,000 contacts and 500 SMS messages. The big buttons also make the user experience better while typing and dialing. And the large battery gives you talk time from sunrise to sunset in just one charge. The phrase “Simply great” really suits the device as it is simple yet great.
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150 is the upgraded version of 125. Or, big brother to say. Most of the specifications and features are the same on both phones but 150 comes with few more addition. The 150 is also polycarbonate built but the ergonomic keys are a bit bigger and aligned. Whereas the keys are a bit separated in 125. The VGA camera is located at the rear middle inside a circular module. Right below it is the Flashlight and accompanying them is a company logo.
Another upgrade is the support to storage expansion via microSD card slot up to 32GB. The only 2G network is supported while the world is already busy thinking about 6G technology. As for connectivity, 150 features Bluetooth 3.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, MP3 player, and MicroUSB port. The display, CPU, RAM, Battery backup, and others are all the same.
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Nokia 125 comes in two color variants; White and Black whereas Nokia 150 comes in three; Cyan, Red, and Black. Both of the phones have 365 days replacement guarantee. Nokia 125 costs Rs. 3,099 and Nokia 150 price in Nepal is set at Rs. 3,650. They are currently available to purchase on Official Nokia showrooms and retail stores.
|Models||Price in Nepal|
|Nokia 125||Rs. 3,099|
|Nokia 150||Rs. 3,650|
Now, you may be questioning why Nokia is launching feature phones. The market is all about premium flagship and mid-range flagship killer smartphones. You’re both right and wrong. Premium flagship and midrange flagship killers are mostly known in the city area. But what about village areas and rural areas. Feature phones help these areas in contributing communication. They are cheap which makes them affordable and they are simple which makes them accessible.
So, to reduce the boundary of technology in rural areas, feature phones are a must. Even Jio is working with Google with a motive for the same idea. If you want to know about the phone from Jio and Google, then click here.
Feature phones are also useful while going trekking, hiking, or on a long journey. Their week lasting battery, durability, and easy connectivity are what matters. Where modern smartphones fail, feature phone excels. So, launching features even at this time is a clever move by Nokia. Buying Nokia 150 over Nokia 125 will be a wise move. Getting any one of them will be beneficial while traveling.