Nokia’s ‘banana’ phone users in Pakistan can now use WhatsApp and Facebook

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May 22, 2019
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After launching it globally, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has recently announced that popular social media apps WhatsApp and Facebook, are now available on the Nokia 8110. The app can be downloaded from the built-in Store.

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, 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 of now, WhatsApp and Facebook have also been added to the Store.

Arif Shafique Country Head HMD Global Pakistan said;

“WhatsApp is the most widely used communication app all over the world including Pakistan. It is the most popular means of communicating and staying in touch with family, friends, and colleagues. HMD Global, the home of Nokia Phones is proud to announce the availability of WhatsApp on the classic Nokia 8110. Our fans in Pakistan will surely be excited to use this wonderful app on their Nokia 8110 phones.”

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.

“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 colors to choose from, Traditional Black and Banana Yellow, the Nokia 8110 has everything you loved reloaded, including a revamped Snake game.

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