June 15, 2011 – Cebu City. A number of CBSi tech bloggers attended the launching of Nokia Dual Sim units at Roof Deck, Harolds Hotel with different personalities and media men. The event was headed by Miss Nikka Abes, Nokia’s Corporate Communications Manager, who initially gave a preview through some video presentation about the product.
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Here is the Press Release about these new Nokia innovations:
Nokia today announced that the Dual SIM Nokia X1-01 and Nokia C2-00 would soon both be on sale in the Philippines. Both models offer the most convenient and intuitive experience available for switching between SIM cards – without compromising on features and fun.
“The Nokia X1-01 and Nokia C2-00 pack more memory, better battery life and far richer SIM change and entertainment features than other Dual SIM products currently in the market,” said Benoit Nalin, general manager of Nokia Philippines. “In addition to their various unique features, both of these phones remember the settings for up to five separate SIM cards, each of which can be personalized with a dedicated name as well as preferred call, SMS or data settings. ONLY Nokia can offer this level of convenience in Dual SIM phones!”
With the Nokia X1-01 you can give each SIM card its own logo, music signature or ringtone – personalization features that you can only get from Nokia! The phone also offers what is simply the best Dual SIM music experience on the market. You can store and shuffle THOUSANDS of songs with up to 16 GB of memory support, create your own favorite playlists, and play your music back over a loudspeaker that is the loudest and clearest ever produced by Nokia. The phone also features dedicated music side keys and a battery that will last for up to 36 hours of continued music playback! The Nokia X1-01 is available in colors Dark Grey, Red, Ocean Blue, and Orange.
The Nokia C2-00 is the first Dual SIM phone to have Easy Swap, which offers you the convenience of changing SIM cards without the need to turn off the phone or remove the battery. Just open the SIM door at the side of the phone and swap your SIMs. It’s as easy as that! No more waiting for the phone to reboot. With the Nokia C2-00 you can also browse the internet, read emails and enjoy instant messaging with either SIM card. Not only is the internet browsing experience far superior than that available on competing Dual SIM products, but so too is the memory support. At a whopping 32 GB, the Nokia C2-00 lets you keep thousands of photos, videos and music files with you all the time. The Nokia C2-00 is available in colors Dynamic Grey, Jet Black, Magenta, and Snow White.
The Nokia X1-01 has an SRP of PhP1,990 while the Nokia C2-00 has an SRP of PhP2,990. Watch out for these phones at your nearest Nokia store.