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Facebook Phone Launched by Nokia

Nokia, the phone maker based in Finland, announced on Monday the Asha 205, its first handset that features a key to Facebook

November 26, 2012 – Nokia, the phone maker based in Finland, announced on Monday the Asha 205, its first handset that features a key to Facebook. The new Asha 205, by Nokia follows the not so successful Chacha by HTC and features a button that is dedicated to Facebook and offers easy one-click access to the popular social networking site.

The phone, which is marketed to those looking for a web enabled handset that is inexpensive, also has a feature named Slam. This feature, said the Finnish tech giant, will make sharing things easy and fun through BlueTooth.

The Asha 205 from Nokia features a color screen that is 2.4 inches, a complete QWERTY keyboard, as much as 32GB of storage, a VGA camera and a battery life of 11 hours. The new phone also has many apps that have been preloaded including Twitter and Facebook. The phone comes in white, black and pink.

Nokia said that people across the globe use Facebook to share and connect with friends via mobile handsets. The social networking site said it was focused on giving as many people as possible the best experience on Facebook and the new partnership with Nokia is a perfect complement to the company’s strategy of providing that first rate Facebook experience.

Before the end of 2012, the new Asha 205 will be in stores. The phone sells for just $62 dollars. No world has been released as to when the phone would be available for the UK market.

Nokia explained that that the user can take a picture, press Send followed by the Slam key. The phone will detect the closest device that is Bluetooth enabled and offer the device the file.

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