Microsoft Devices Group has launched the Nokia 130, costing Sh 2,200($25)-with no internet connection and mobile applications (Apps).
It has replaced the cheapest Android-based Nokia X-it recently killed for Windows phones-the company still insisted prices for its mobile phones still needs to be ultra affordable.
The new model is targeted at emerging markets’ first phone buyers and existing smartphone users who need back up devices especially for power.
The phone is 90 percent cheaper than Lumia 530- Windows phone Microsoft first introduced.
Over the Quarter the device will be available in India, China, Indonesia, Egypt, Pakistan,Nigeria and Kenya.
It is optimised for playing music and videos. The handset boasts up to 46 hours of music playback time and 16 hours of video playback.
It can remain on standby without needing to charge for a month. Music and videos can be stored locally on the device with an SD card (the phone itself can store up to 32 GB).
The Nokia 130 also comes equipped with an FM radio, flashlight and 1.8-inch LCD display