Kapil Sibal, Telecom Minister, Government of India launched the dual-SIM budget phone Nokia 114 with Urdu language support, yesterday. The phone is a budget phone, priced at Rs. 2,579.
Apart from the affordable prices, the device is capable of providing long-lasting battery life with over 10 hours of talk time and nearly a month’s standby.
India, today has one of the largest Urdu speaking populations in the world and this will benefit the over 15 crore Urdu speaking people in India”, said Kapil Sibal at the event.
“We were the first mobile company to support content and user interface in 11 Indian languages in India. Introducing Urdu keymat in Nokia 114 is another such initiative to reach out to our consumer across the country”, told P. Balaji, Managing Director, Nokia India who was also present at the event.
Feature of Nokia 114 worth mentioning is Easy Swap technology. The technology without removing the battery and turning off phones allows users to switch between SIMs quickly. It can remember up to five different SIM cards!
Also, the phone offers the innovative cloud-accelerated Nokia Xpress browser experience. It allows users to consume less data by up to 90%, by compressing websites in the cloud.
The launch from Finnish handset maker comes at a time when it is struggling to regain its market in India. It aims to target 15 crore Urdu speaking population in India to fetch some monetary benefits for it.