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One of the most successful company in decades, Microsoft today unveiled a cheap internet-enabled Nokia phone that it hopes will help increase its market share in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. The phone known as Nokia 215 will costs 29 US dollars or roughly around IDR 319.000 will comes with the Opera Mini Browser and Facebook Messenger built in, and can run Twitter and other apps. Despite that, it is mostly a low-spec phone with a 320 x 240 pixel display, a 0.3 megapixel camera, a radio, and a torch as its headline features. But this phone likely to help it pick up buyers in the budget market, especially in developing countries like Indonesia, where there is a big selection of phone in the same level market.

And the lack of hi-tech features mean that it is a robust phone, built to be durable and with a battery that Microsoft says can last up to 29 days on standby. The software is also built for more difficult terrains, and the built-in apps can work without a 3G connection. Along with those details, the phone will be released in Europe first as well as the Middle East, Africa and Asia in the first quarter of 2015. It is available in a normal version as well as a dual SIM one. For more information about Nokia 215, feel free to visit the official site here.

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