Nokia revealed 5 new telephones at CES 2022, and so they’re all underneath $250


This story is a part of CES, the place CNET covers the newest information on essentially the most unimaginable tech coming quickly.

Because the iPhone and top-end Android telephones proceed to get increasingly more costly, we’re at all times preserving an eye fixed out for extra inexpensive choices for individuals who do not want or wish to spend a number of paychecks on a single piece of tech. At CES 2022, HMD World, maker of Nokia telephones, has delivered the products.

The Finnish firm introduced Wednesday that 5 new telephones will launch within the US within the coming months and that not a single one will price greater than $250. Within the lineup can be a 5G telephone, three 4G gadgets and one characteristic telephone — very best as a starter telephone, a second telephone or for anybody who requires a extra primary mannequin.

On the prime finish of the brand new portfolio are the 5G Nokia G400 priced at $239, the 4G Nokia G100 costing $149 and the $119 4G Nokia C200, all of which run on Android and can be out there in spring or early summer season. On the much more inexpensive finish are the Nokia C100, a 4G Android telephone costing $99, and the retro Nokia 2760 flip telephone, priced at $79. Each can be out there within the subsequent two months.

“Analysis exhibits that prospects are in search of the most effective worth for his or her cell phone funds — together with a big show, lengthy battery life and high-quality digicam expertise — and Nokia telephones ship on each aspect, making them a trusted and dependable telephone for customers and companions in the USA,” stated HMD World CEO Florian Seiche in a press release.

A number of Nokia telephones are already out there within the US, however HMD’s greatest buyer base has at all times been in Europe and Africa — maybe till now. That is the corporate’s greatest enlargement into the US but, and can see it add two new carriers, Dish Wi-fi and Client Mobile, to its accomplice lineup, which already consists of T-Cell and TracFone. It’s extremely a lot hoping to seize the decrease finish of the market with dependable, safe, inexpensive telephones as rivals equivalent to Apple and Samsung maintain gunning for the excessive finish.

“There’s a clear alternative for nicely specified, succesful gadgets within the US market,” stated CCS Perception analyst Ben Wooden in a press release. “As Android smartphones proceed to ship an elevated bang for his or her buck, we count on the market to proceed to increase.”


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