The $29 Nokia 215 is Microsoft's most affordable Internet-ready phone

  1. Microsoft has announced a new entry-level phone which the company says is designed to connect first-time mobile phone buyers to the Internet. Dubbed Nokia 215, the device is priced at $29 (before taxes and subsidies), and is available in both...

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  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,408   +463

    I would love to have one to tinker around and use as an emergency backup, along an external backup battery it would satisfy my emergency backpack.
  3. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,525   +828

    Id honestly love to replace my primary phone with something like this, in some ways. Less distractions and not a constant worry if it breaking and having to pay hundreds of dollars for replacement.
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,335   +1,937

    Well buy one, it's cheap enough. Don't you still have an old feature phone lying around collecting dust because that is what this phone basically is?
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,335   +1,937

    Yup it is nice and simple but why worry about breaking or losing your current device? Let your insurance worry about it, after all you do overpay them for that service.
  6. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,408   +463

    Sure, if it only charged through a usb plug I could use it with the battery. And yes I would buy one if it arrived in the market I live in.
  7. drjekelmrhyde

    drjekelmrhyde TS Booster Posts: 187   +43

    This would be the perfect camping/fishing phone if it was waterproof and floated. I would still take it camping but I would love to be able touches it without worrying about fish guts killing it. It's priced just right and has that 29 day battery time that it's no excuse that every home emergency kit shouldn't have one.
  8. Not really interested in the internet aspect of it, but the price is something I like. Would be nice to hear about updates concerning the payment plan. Hope to see it in america someday

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