Nokia expands Asha range, adds Facebook button

Monday 26 November 2012 | 11:19 CET | News
Nokia announced two new phones in its Asha range aimed at emerging markets, including its first device with a dedicated Facebook button. Expected to ship this quarter, the Asha 205 and 206 also feature a new sharing technology from Nokia, called Slam. This allows users to share multimedia content like photos and videos with most other Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones, without the need to pair devices and without the recipient having Slam. According to Nokia, Slam works in "just a few clicks", is faster than Bluetooth alone and does not use mobile internet. The Asha 205 is a qwerty handset

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