HMD Debuts the Nokia 150, an “Affordable and Durable” Feature Phone

HMD Debuts the Nokia 150, an “Affordable and Durable” Feature Phone


And just like that, HMD has unwrapped two new Nokia feature phones out of the blue – the Nokia 150 and the Nokia 150 Dual SIM variant.

Touted as “affordable and durable”, these new feature phones can be seen as HMD’s soft-launching of the long-stagnant Nokia brand back into the spotlight.

Related: HMD Takes Over Nokia Phone Business, Opens Facebook Page
Related: Nokia Confirms Comeback to Smartphone Industry in 2017

Nokia 150 / Nokia 150 Dual SIM

  • 2.4-inch QVGA display, 320 x 240 resolution
  • Expandable storage up to 32GB via microSD
  • VGA rear camera, LED flash
  • Single SIM / Dual SIM
  • 2.5G
  • Bluetooth 3.0 with SLAM
  • Alpha-numeric keypad, FM radio
  • Nokia Series 30+ OS
  • Battery life: talk time – up to 22 hours / standby time – up to 31 days for Single SIM, and up to 25 days for Dual SIM


The Nokia 150 series also features a polycarbonate shell for its casing which is “hard-wearing” and has “scratch-resistant color”. The phones also come pre-loaded with that classic Snake Xenzia game familiar to old-school Nokia fans.

Sure, they’re not smartphones, but at a suggested price tag of $25 (~Php 1.5K) a handset, the new Nokia 150 phones are an interesting ultra-budget option – provided they’re indeed as durable as HMD claims them to be.

HMD is aiming for a rollout of the Nokia 150 series for the APAC, IMEA, and European markets in Q1 2017. Any takers?

Source: GSMArena, HMD

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