Nokia Asha 206, dual SIM & WhatsApp

Nokia Asha 206

Nokia Asha 206

Nokia Asha 206 Features

Available in single and dual SIM (RM-872) versions

  • 2.4 inch QVGA portrait display
  • Candy bar design with slightly curved edges and a glossy finish
  • Standard 12-key alphanumeric keypad with spaced keys
  • Optional dual SIM support with dual-standby
  • Easy Swap technology (SIM cards can be swapped without restarting the phone)
  • Nokia Nearby feature makes it easy to find and share important locations such as restaurants, ATM branches, banks and hospitals
  • Preinstalled social networking apps (Facebook and Twitter)
  • SMS/MMS and Email messaging
  • 1,000 contacts phonebook capacity
  • MP3 and polyphonic ringtones supported
  • Compatible with WhatsApp and eBuddy messengers
  • 1.3MP camera with video recording and digital zoom
  • 10MB internal memory (upgradeable to 32GB via microSD cards)
  • GPRS and EDGE internet connectivity (no 3G, no Wi-Fi)
  • Downloadable games, apps and themes
  • Free access to 40 premium Electronic Arts (EA) games (Need For Speed Shift, Tetris, Medal of Honor, Bejeweled e.t.c)
  • Access to over 10,000 apps and games from Nokia Ovi Store
  • Cheaper browsing through the preloaded Nokia Xpress Browser
  • Stereo FM radio and MP3 player
  • FM recording possible
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Bluetooth v2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) and Nokia Slam technology
  • Faster and more convenient peer-to-peer data transfer with the new Nokia Slam technology
  • Remarkable battery life (up to 20 hours of talk time and 42 hours of music playback)
  • Available in white, cyan, black, magenta or yellow colors
Technical specifications
  • To be released December 2012
  • Dimensions: 116 x 49.4 x 12.4mm
  • Weight: 91g
  • Screen size: 2.4 inches
  • Screen resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
  • Pixel density: 167ppi
  • Screen type: TFT display capable of displaying up to 56,000 colors
  • MP3 and midi ringtones
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Mono speaker (can produce up to 103 phons)
  • Stereo FM radio with RDS and FM recording
  • Stereo MP3 player supporting MP3,AAC,WAV and WMA codecs
  • MP4/3GP/WMV video player
  • 1.3MP, 1280 x 960 pixels camera with best shot, Facebook share and digital zoom (no autofocus)
  • QCIF, 176 x 144 pixels video recording at 10fps
  • 10MB internal memory
  • External memory support up to 32GB via microSD cards
  • SMS/MMS/Email and IM messaging
  • Threaded view SMS
  • Preloaded essential apps (calculator, alarm clock, voice recorder, memo and calendar)
  • Java MIDP 2.1 supporting downloadable games and apps
  • Integrated Facebook and Twitter clients
  • Preloaded WhatsApp and eBuddy messengers on the single SIM version (available for download on the dual SIM version)
  • SNS integration
  • Customizable homescreen widgets
  • Access to over 10,000 apps and games from Nokia Ovi Store
  • GPRS and EDGE internet connectivity
  • Faster browsing through Nokia Xpress Browser (Opera Mini and Ucweb supported)
  • Up to 236.8kbps download speeds on EDGE and up to 85.6kbps on GPRS
  • USB port
  • Bluetooth v2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) and Nokia Slam technology
  • 2.0 mm charging port
  • No GPS
  • No Wi-Fi, no 3G support
  • 1100mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Up to 1128 hours stand-by time (up to 680 hours stand-by time for the dual SIM version)
  • Up to 20 hours of talk time
  • Up to 41 hours of music playback
Nokia Asha 206 Price


  • Single SIM version: Ksh. 5,500/=
  • Dual SIM version: Ksh. 5,999/=

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