Nokia Phones in Kenya

Nokia Lumia 638, 1GB RAM & 150Mbps 4G

Nokia Lumia 638

Nokia Lumia 638 is Microsoft’s cheapest 4G LTE smartphone in the market today. This 4.5- inch smartphone was released in December 2014 and has already sold millions of units in India and other parts of the world. We estimate an average asking price of Ksh. 11, 499 here at home. Although 4G connectivity in Kenya has barely taken off, plans are underway to ensure the network is live countrywide in the next few years. Kenya’s largest telecoms provider Safaricom last…continue reading »

Nokia 215, Opera mini & up to 20h talk time

Nokia 215

One of the reasons mobile phones are so popular is that they enable people separated by continents communicate instantly. Nokia came up with the slogan ‘Connecting People’ to help it steer towards its vision of ensuring the world’s population get a reliable means of communication. Nokia 215 is a basic phone that will keep you connected to the rest of the world via the internet or cellular channels. This is a simple to use device capable of taking you straight…continue reading »

Nokia 225, 2.8 TFT & up to 1,000 contacts

Nokia 225

In April 2014, Microsoft announced the Nokia 225 and released it in May. The phone features a TFT display of 2.8 inches with 256K colours. A resolution of 240 x 320 pixels in contradiction of its display magnitude brings the pixel concentration to 143 pixels per inch. Even though this phone ought to be an improvement compared to the Nokia 220, the increase in screen size by 0.4 inches without an improvement in resolution warranted the drop in pixel density…continue reading »

Nokia 220, Facebook messaging & dual SIM

Nokia 220

In a society where culture thrives and it is hard to leave our old ways to new ones, it is mandatory that phone fabricators carter for the happiness of those who are slow at embracing change. At this time and age, smartphones rule in the phone arena. Yet we have a clique of people who loathe touchscreens, power guzzlers, or complicated multiple apps. They ascribe to the often stated theory that 70% of the specs in high end phones go…continue reading »

Nokia Lumia 830, 10MP PureView & Dolby

Nokia Lumia 830

Nokia Lumia 830 is a premium Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone that hopes to attract the entertainment-centric buyer. It succeeds Lumia 820 and brings along some of its distinctive features such as Dolby audio and music streaming via NFC. In terms of outward appearance, the handset also borrows quite heavily from its smarter sibling, Lumia 930. A metal band along the edges holds together the matte plastic back and its curved glass display. The back also features a 10MP autofocus camera…continue reading »