If you love the Nokia 8110 (or the Banana phone), here is a piece of good news. WhatsApp is now available on the app store. Download it now!
Although the cheap Nokia 8110 (RRP: S$109) does not sport a big screen, it has some of the most popular apps like Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Search and Facebook.
If you don’t want to be distracted by content on a big screen, this may be the dream phone for you.
Check out the Press Release for more information.
Nokia 8110 Welcomes WhatsApp to the Store
23 May 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced that WhatsApp, the simple, reliable and secure messaging app, is now available on the Nokia 8110. The app can be downloaded from the Store.
Ravi Kunwar, Head of Asia Pacific, HMD Global said: “Millions of people stay in touch with their loved ones through messaging apps like WhatsApp, and we wanted to bring this to fans of our retro classic, the Nokia 8110. Now, you can keep up to date on your family and friends’ groups, share messages and never miss a moment, all with the style and cool-factor of a true Nokia classic.”
With a familiar and easy to use interface, the Nokia 8110 features intuitive tactile mechanics such as sliding the cover open to pick up calls and sliding it back to end them, as well as a design that allows for an addictive helicopter-style spin on its axis. It comes with the craftsmanship you would expect from a Nokia phone, delivering durability and reliability as standard.
Powered by KaiOS, the leading mobile operating system for smart feature phones, and the only lite OS with an app store, Nokia 8110 delivers crystal-clear VoLTE calling and is perfect for anyone who wants an iconic 4G feature phone or a companion device. It also comes equipped with the Store, a home to KaiOS-powered apps, rich content and services that enhance user experience. This includes a suite of preloaded Google applications such as the Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Search as well as popular apps like Facebook.
“We’re delighted that WhatsApp is now available on the widely popular 8110, enabling users to easily communicate with friends and family, both near and far,” said Sebastien Codeville, founder and CEO of KaiOS Technologies. “Our mission is to provide affordable digital services to everyone, and this announcement marks a big milestone towards our goal.”
With two vibrant colours to choose from, Traditional Black and Banana Yellow, the Nokia 8110 has everything you loved reloaded, including a revamped Snake game.
Availability And Pricing
The Nokia 8110 is available at an RRP of SGD109.00 with GST. The phone will be available through sole distributor A-Mobile at all M1 Shops, Courts, Challenger, Best Denki, Mustafa, Sprint Cass, Gain City, Handphoneshop, 3Mobile and selected A-Mobile authorised retailers. These devices are also available online at LAZADA and Handphoneshop.com.
For further information, please contact: HMDGlobal@axicom.com
About HMD Global
Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see www.hmdglobal.com.
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