HMD Global, the manufacturer behind Nokia has released a new cheap phone in the US. The company has unveiled Nokia 6300 4G with a tag price starting at $70. It runs on KaiOS and debuted in November last year.
The Nokia 6300 4G phone arrives with a 2.4-inch LCD display offering a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. Is powered by a Snapdragon 210 paired with 512MB RAM. On the storage front, you get 4GB of internal storage alongside a microSD card slot. Despite being a feature phone, the Nokia 6300 4G offers apps like WhatsApp, YouTube, Google Maps and Facebook, Google Assistant.
The Nokia 6300 4G is backed by a 1500mAh battery rated to offer more than 20 days of standby with 4G switched on and it can be charged via micro-USB. It comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, FM, and WiFi hotspot. Connectivity options include WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, dual SIM, GPS, and LTE Cat4. Camera options include a VGA camera at back but with no selfie camera.
Lots of people are using feature phones to increase their productivity and reduce smartphone addiction. However, it seems this feature phone segment is doomed and it will most likely end up as a niche.
Nokia 6300 is priced at $70 and you can choose between White, Charcoal, and Cyan Green. If you are looking for a basic phone with essential connectivity options like WhatsApp then the Nokia 6300 4G makes sense, or a non-addictive phone for your kids: Check out Nokia 6300 4G.