Kaduda faces competition as Microsoft announces Nokia 105 Nokia 105 Dual SIM

After the launch of Orange’s Kaduda device targeting first time mobile owners and people looking for a reliable back-up device, Microsoft has launched a similar handset for the same market, the Nokia 105 that will enable more people to have a voice and experience the potentially life-changing benefits that a mobile phone can offer.

The original Nokia 105 has sold more than 80 million units to date, introducing people from across the globe to mobile experiences. The new Nokia 105 has everything people loved about its previous award-winning predecessor, and comes with enhanced functionality and features. Now also available in Dual SIM variant, the new Nokia 105 allows people to connect with people and businesses without great expense.

Key features of the Upgraded Nokia 105;

  • Dual SIM offers seamless switching to help people manage their communications with ease by clearly separating the calls and messages between different SIMs.
  • Memory storage for 2000 contacts.
  • Enhanced voice and audio clarity, and access to music via an FM radio.
  • Increased talk time and handy extras, including a torchlight, fitted as standard.
  • Pre-loaded with Snake Xenzia and Bubble Bash 2. Also comes with four ‘try and buy’ games from Gameloft, allowing people to have fun onthe-go.
  • Refreshed sleek, and durable design coming in three versatile colors; cyan, black and white.

The new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM will be available for an estimated retail price of USD $20 (Ksh 1,940) before taxes and subsidies varying by market, and will begin rolling out in select markets starting in June 2015.


Device Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM
Operating system Nokia Series 30+
Display 1.45”, LCD Transmissive, HighColor (16-bit/64k)
Battery BL-5CB, 800mAh, replaceable
Talk time and standby time Talk time: up to 15 hours (Single SIM & Dual SIM)
Standby time: up to 35 days (Single SIM), 25 days (Dual SIM)
Networks Dual band 900/1800MHz (Single SIM & Dual SIM)
Dual band 850/1900MHz (Single SIM only)
Connectivity 3.5mm AV connector, micro USB charger
Dimensions and weight 108.5 x 45.5 x 14.1mm
69.85g Single SIM & 69.55g Dual SIM (both including battery)




Winfred Kuria854 Posts

Winfred Kuria is a self-constituted web content writer in charge of Tech News and Events Publicity at Kachwanya.com. She will communicate in the simplest way possible with an aim of changing the world one mind at a time.


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