Nokia Shows Off Mobile Phone with Urdu Language Support

Nokia has shown off its first ever mobile phone that supports the Urdu language — the Nokia 114.

Nokia now supports regional language content in 11 Indian languages — Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese, Punjabi, and Marathi.

Nokia 114, a feature phone with Urdu language capability was launched at an event by Shri Kapil Sibal, Honorable Minister of Communications and Information Technology along with Mr. P. Balaji, Managing Director, Nokia India in Delhi today.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. P.Balaji, Managing Director, Nokia India, said, “Given the regional diversity of our country, ability to communicate in the regional language has come across as a key expectation amongst our consumers.”

The new Nokia 114 offers the cloud-accelerated Nokia Xpress browser allowing users to consume less data by up to 90%, by compressing websites in the cloud. The phone has been optimized to provide a long-lasting battery life, with over 10 hours of talk time and nearly a month’s standby.

The Nokia 114 is a Dual SIM phone that enables users to switch between SIMs without having to remove their battery or turn off their phone. The Easy Swap technology can personalize and remember up to five different SIM cards.

The Nokia 114 with Urdu capabilities is priced at Rs. 2,579/-


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