Nokia 225 4G, Nokia 215 4G, and Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones announced globally

After launching the Nokia 2 V Tella for Verizon in the US yesterday, Nokia Mobile has now announced the Nokia 225 4G, Nokia 215 4G, and Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones globally.

The new Nokia 225 4G and Nokia 215 4G, which were launched a few days ago for the Chinese market, aim to bring 4G connectivity with support for VoLTE at a much affordable rate. Both the devices bring a new but familiar design to Nokia Mobile’s feature phone portfolio. With a curved back and big keypads, the devices ensure comfort for your hands on both the front. Nokia 215 4G has soft-touch keys, while the Nokia 225 4G has rubber buttons. Also, you get a back-facing speaker. Not only that, but they also support web browsing, social media applications, and multiplayer gaming including the classic Snake, Crossy Road, and Racing Attack. Apart from that, the Nokia 225 4G has a premium approach as it comes with a camera and a glossy hard-coated, high-end finish at the back.

Nokia 225 4G (Single SIM and Dual SIM)

  • Models: TA-1276, TA-1279, TA-1282, TA-1289, TA-1296, TA-1316, TA-1321
  • Colors: Black, Classic Blue, Metallic Sand
  • Rear camera: 0.3 MP VGA

Nokia 215 4G (Single SIM and Dual SIM)

  • Models: TA-1264, TA-1272, TA-1278, TA-1280, TA-1281, TA-1284
  • Colors: Black, Cyan Green

The common specifications for both the phones follow in below:

  • Size: 124.7 x 51.0 x 13.7 mm
  • Weight: 90 g
  • Display: 2.4” QVGA
  • Battery: 1150 mAh, removable
  • OS: RTOS (S30+)
  • Internal storage: 128 + 64 MB
  • MicroSD card slot: Support for up to 32 GB
  • CPU: Unisoc UMS9117
  • SIM card type: Nano SIM
  • Standby time: 20-24 days (Single SIM), 15-16 days (Dual SIM)
  • Talk time: 6-19 hours (Single SIM), 6-8 hours (Dual SIM)
  • Music playback time: Up to 46 hours
  • Audio: 3.5 mm headphone jack, wireless FM radio, MP3 player
  • Network: GSM, WCDMA, LTE
  • Connectivity: micro USB, Bluetooth 5.0

Both the devices will first go on sale in India starting October 23 on Nokia mobile’s site. The Nokia 215 4G will cost ₹ 2949 and the Nokia 225 4G will cost ₹ 3499. Furthermore, they will be available on Flipkart and other leading retail outlets as well, with Nokia 215 4G starting November 6 and Nokia 225 4G starting November 18.

In other markets, Nokia 215 4G will be available for an average global retail price of €32 (US$38), while the Nokia 225 4G will be available for an average global retail price of €41 (US$49).

Coming to the Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones (E1200). It was announced by RichGo Technology, Nokia’s licensee for earphones and mobile accessories, in July this year and was originally planned only for Mainland China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, and Taiwan. However, now it seems that Nokia has decided to increase the product’s availability to other countries as well by giving the distribution and customer support responsibilities for other countries to Nokia Mobile (HMD Global).

It is a circumaural wireless headphone that will completely enclose the ears. The outer cover is built with anodized aluminum with a gloss finish, and the inner ear pads are coated with a soft leatherette (PU leather). The 40mm headbands are foldable so that it is convenient to carry along. The headphones also come with the voice assistant support of Google Assistant and Siri. You will also get the option to switch it into a wired headphone.

Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones specifications:

  • Color: Black
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Working range: 30 ft (10 m)
  • Power supply: Built-in Lithium rechargeable batteries, 3.7 V, 500 mAh
  • Operating time: Up to 40 hours
  • Charging time: Approx. 3 hours
  • Weight: Approx. 197 g
  • Impedance: 32 Ω
  • Microphone: 1
  • Box contents: Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones, micro USB cable, 3.5 mm audio cable, carry pouch

The Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones will be available globally starting November 2020 from Nokia’s site ( and select retailers for €59 (₹ 5130, US$70).

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