Nokia 101 Dual SIM Low-Cost Phone – Series 30 OS, Nokia Money

Nokia 101_sideNokia 101 is a dual SIM device and is the most low-cost device to date. The dual SIM functionality enables users to connect to two different networks to receive calls and messages.

The battery life is extremely good in both phones and can last up to 25 days on standby, or 6.7 hours talktime.

Nokia 101 is based on the Series 30 operating system and it supports a MP3 player.

These low-cost phones are designed with the fact in mind that they are often shared between families, and hence can support upto five separate address books and store personalization details for upto five different SIM cards.

In addition to an FM radio, Nokia 101 features an integrated MP3 player, loudspeaker, preloaded games, a 3.5 MM AV connector and provides support for upto 16 GB microSD memory cards, allowing users to carry their entire music collection with them.

Nokia 101 offers Nokia Life Tools (selected markets) and Nokia Money (in India), providing instant access to locally-relevant information on healthcare, education, agriculture and entertainment.

Nokia 101 will be available in the third quarter of 2011 and will come in Phantom Black and Coral Red colors.




  • Size: 110*45.5*14.9 MM
  • Weight: 71 Grams


  • microSD memory card slot, hot swappable, upto 16GB


  • Power: BL-5CB 800 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Talk time: upto 6.7 hours
  • Standby time: upto 25 days
  • Music playback time: upto 26 hours (headset with 50% volume)

Handset Colors

  • Phantom Black
  • Coral Red

Display and User Interface

  • Screen size: 1.8″
  • Resolution: 128*160 Pixels
  • TFT display
  • 65,000 colours

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Keys and Inputs Methods

  • Numeric keypad
  • Navi key
  • Call key and end key/power key

Operating Frequency

  • Dual-band EGSM 900/1800 MHz


  • 2 MM charging connector
  • 3.5 MM AV connector

Software Platform and User Interface

  • S30

Personal Information Management

  • Multiple phone books (up to 500 entries in total)
  • Calendar
  • Notes
  • Calculator
  • Speaking alarm clock


  • 20 colourful themes
  • Customisable profiles
  • MP3 music ringtones and 32-polyphonic ringtones built in
  • Customisable menu, shortcuts, icons and screensavers
  • Memorize upto 5 SIM card name and icon customization

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  • Calendar
  • Contacts
  • Music player
  • Flashlight
  • Speaking alarm clock
  • Games


  • Large SMS storage: upto 250 entries
  • Easy erase of multiple messages
  • Support for message counter
  • Support for picture messaging
  • Dual SIM support for phone sharing

Call Management

  • Contacts: space for up to 500 entries in multiple phone books
  • Speed dialling
  • Logs of dialled, received and missed calls
  • Integrated handsfree speaker
  • Call tracker
  • Dual SIM support for phone sharing

Music Features

  • MP3 music player supporting standard MP3 formats from 32 kbps up
  • Shuffle feature to mix up songs
  • Edit your favourite playlist
  • Repeat tracks
  • Loudspeaker built in
  • Support for upto 16GB of memory on a microSD card


  • Stereo FM radio (87.5-108 MHz/76-90 MHz)


  • Preloaded games


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