Microsoft announce Nokia 222 for $37

Microsoft has announced two new affordable phones, the Nokia 222 and Nokia 222 Dual-SIM variant.

Both phones target the lower end of the market and are powered by Nokia Series 30+ and offer limited connectivity to the internet at an affordable price.

Utilizing both Opera Mini and Bing, Microsoft has bundled a variety of services on the Nokia 222.

The Nokia 222 sports a 2.4-inch QVGA display, 2MP main camera, can use MicroSD cards of up to 32GB, and a 1,100mAh battery.

There’s also SLAM support, enabling owners to easily send files with other supported products. Owners of the Nokia 222 also get a free Gameloft title each month for a year.

Both phones will be available in both glossy black and white colors with matching keyboards. Availability is planned for September with prices looking to be set at just $37.


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Device Nokia 222 and Nokia 222 Dual SIM
Operating system Nokia Series 30+
Display 2,4” QVGA
Battery BL-5C ,1100 mAh
Talk time & Standby time Talk time: up to 20hrsStandby time: up to 29 days (Single SIM), 21 days (Dual SIM)
Camera 2MP Camera
Connectivity 900/1800 MHz, : micro USB, 3.5mm AV connector, Bluetooth 3.0 with SLAM and HSP/HFP profile
Memory Up to 32GB Micro SD supported
Dimensions 116mm x 50mm x 12.9mm79 g


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