Nokia Intros C2-00 and X1-01 in Cebu

Nokia Intros C2-00 and X1-01 in Cebu

Remember Nokia’s first Dual-SIM phones? Well, they’re here!

Left: Nokia C2-00, Right: Nokia X1-01

In a media event earlier today at Harold’s Hotel in Lahug Cebu, Nokia introduced the Nokia C2-00 and Nokia X1-01, which are the first Dual-SIM handsets from the Finnish phone maker to hit the Philippine market.

Ms. Nikka Abes, Posing with Nokia’s Dual-SIM Phones

With the Nokia X1-01 you can give each SIM card its own logo, music signature or ringtone – personalization features that you can only get from Nokia! The phone also offers what is simply the best Dual SIM music experience on the market. You can store and shuffle THOUSANDS of songs with up to 16 GB of memory support, create your own favorite playlists, and play your music back over a loudspeaker that is the loudest and clearest ever produced by Nokia. The phone also features dedicated music side keys and a battery that will last for up to 36 hours of continued music playback!

Nokia X1-01 Specs and Features

Dual-SIM, Dual Standby
SIM 1: GSM 900 / 1800
SIM 2: GSM 900 / 1800
1.8-inches LCD Screen, 128 x 160 pixels, 56K colors
Internal Memory, 500 phonebook entries
Micro-SD up to 16GB
FM Radio
MP3 player: yes
Up to 13 hours Talk Time
Up to 1,032 hours Standby Time
112.2 x 47.3 x 16 mm
91.1g

The Nokia C2-00 is the first Dual SIM phone to have Easy Swap, which offers you the convenience of changing SIM cards without the need to turn off the phone or remove the battery. Just open the SIM door at the side of the phone and swap your SIMs. It’s as easy as that! No more waiting for the phone to reboot. With the Nokia C2-00 you can also browse the internet, read emails and enjoy instant messaging with either SIM card. Not only is the internet browsing experience far superior than that available on competing Dual SIM products, but so too is the memory support. At a whopping 32 GB, the Nokia C2-00 lets you keep thousands of photos, videos and music files with you all the time.

Nokia C2-00 Specs and Features

Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby
SIM 1: GSM 900 / 1800
SIM 2: GSM 900 / 1800
Easy Swap (SIM Hotswap)
1.8-inches LCD Screen, 128 x 160 pixels, 56K colors
Internal Memory, 500 phonebook entries
Micro-SD up to 32GB
Bluetooth
FM Radio
VGA Camera
MP3 player
Up to 4 hours Talk Time
Up to 396 hours Standby Time
108 x 45 x 14.7 mm
74g

Nikka Abes, Corporate Communications Manager at Nokia Philippines, said that both handsets would hit Nokia stores in the country anytime soon. Though less specific regarding the phones availability, I would guess we’ll be seeing the handsets in local shelves later this month or in the early weeks of July. The Nokia X1-01 would be available in Dark Grey, Red, Ocean Blue, and Orange colors; and Nokia C2-00 would be available in colors Dynamic Grey, Jet Black, Magenta, and Snow White.

Suggested retail price of Nokia X1-01 is Php 1,990 while Nokia C2-00 will be priced at Php 2,990.

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