Out in beautiful Coral red and Phantom black colors, Nokia 101 is the recently launched dual SIM phone. It is candy bar in shape, has typical Nokia style rounded edges and looks very simple and easy to use. The basic entry-level phone, Nokia 101, has 1.8 inches wide colors display that shows 65 K colors. The resolution is bearable and stands at 128 x 160 pixels. The layout of its simple keypad is also very easy to use. There are clearly 5 Navi-keys, two soft keys, call keys and end calls and on the sides, there are volume keys. The phone is pocket-able as it just measures 110 mm in length, 45.5 mm in width and 14.9 mm in thickness. It is also light weight at 69.6 grams weight.
Nokia 101 can easily entertain its users with help of its integrated stereo FM radio and a MP3 player.
Nokia 101 does not have a camera and it is essentially not a camera phone. One cannot rejoice by clicking pictures or shooting videos with this piece of device.
The memory of Nokia 101 is made juts to accommodate the essentials. It can save only up to 500 contacts details and few call records. However, memory can be expanded to 16 GB maximum via a micro SD card.
A BL-5CB type Li-ion battery rated at 1020 mAH capacity is housed inside Nokia 101 dual SIM phone. It quite easily delivers 768 hours of standby time and 8 hours 30 minutes of talk time to its users. The specifications of the battery of Nokia 101 are variable and it is quite good that the one in Indian version is better equipped and more powerful.
The Nokia 101 phone supports use of vibration alerts, MP3 and polyphonic ringtones. It lacks a 3.5 mm audio jack.
Nokia 101 stands nowhere in the connectivity department and henceforth it do not even feature a Bluetooth.
The Nokia 101 users have to delight with just one mode of personal and professional communication as it supports only SMS messaging service.
Nokia 101, the basic dual SIM phone is incapable of facilitating web browsing. It lacks a browser.
Nokia 101 uses a 2G GSM network and makes use of the dual band 900/1800 MHz frequency.
The Nokia 101 has bundled some games inside its fun section and these games are not as good but just time pass ones.
Nokia 101 does not support GPS-based navigation as it also requires Internet access that is not available on it.
Nokia 101 is a good performer but it has power to deliver on fronts where it is armed. Obviously, it does not have so many features. But as far as it processing speed, power, memory & battery support is concerned, it is a winner. Even its music gallery and picture gallery does not pose difficulty when scrolled through. It goes on for smooth switch between calls on two of its SIM cards and facilitates uninterrupted calling.
b>Nokia 101 will be liked by those who hop between their two SIM cards from time to time and that is not just because it is a dual SIM phone but also for its comprehensive specs list. It is not a hi-fi tech gadget but a simple entry level mobile handset which would target the buyers with little requirements. It is known that not everyone is keen on web browsing, accessing Internet and doing stuff like that. A simple phone that makes calls easily and facilitates easy texting is just what they need. It will be of great worth for the budget conscious buyers of India. This Nokia phone is economically priced, is fetch-able in two fantastic colors, Red and Black, easily switch over between two SIM cards, has typical Nokia design and is easy to carry and use.
Nokia 101 is a basic, entry-level dual SIM handset. It lacks multimedia features, does not support local data connectivity, Internet access and web browsing. Simple features common in most phones as Bluetooth, browser and JAVA support is also missing from the specs list of this phone. It does not even have an integrated camera or video recorder. It is not at all an apt choice for tech savvy or those who are keen on using these modern mobile technology driven devices. It can just do the calling as per one’s requirement.
The Nokia 101 is a dual SIM mobile handset device designed in bar form factor. It has a small color display, boasts a FM radio, MP 3 player, supports gaming. One can gather a lot of information on this device also via its Nokia Money and Nokia life tool services. The battery support insufficient and though it has a small internal memory space, it allows for a lot of memory expansion for data saving. The Nokia 101 is going to demand a price not higher than 1700 rupees in India.