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The Nokia 515 has been crafted with close attention to detail, and an obsession with purity. The main body is constructed from a single piece of anodised, sandblasted aluminium, while Gorilla® Glass 2 protects the gently curved display, which is polarised for use in sunlight. For the keymat, which continues the gentle curvature, a new hardened polycarbonate resin was specially created.
The result is a lightweight, 11mm-thin body that combines the best in elegance and resilience.
Nokia 515 (Single SIM variant)
System: 3.5G HSDPA – GSM 850/900/1800/1900 WCDMA 900/2100
Size and weight: 114 x 48 x 11 mm; 101.1g
Display: 2.4” QVGA LCD 262k display
Memory: Up to 256MB flash, support for up to 32GB microSD card
Connectivity: microUSB port supporting data transfer and charging, Bluetooth 3.0, 3.5 mm AV connector, Micro SIM
Camera: 5 megapixels, LED flash
Battery life: up to 38 days standby; up to 10.4 hrs talk time (3G: up to 5.3 hrs)
The Nokia 515 offers a fast, 3.5G HSDPA internet connection, of which the phone is well-equipped to take advantage. You can even use the phone as a fast 3G modem, connected to your laptop with a USB cable.
The Mail for Exchange app allows access to corporate email and will keep your contacts and calendar synchronised. The Nokia Xpress Browser loads web pages much faster than normal, using compression so it also requires less data to show them. On the social side, Facebook, Twitter and Nimbuzz are preloaded, while thousands of other apps are available for download from the Nokia Store.
The Nokia 515 is available in black and white, and in single and Easy Swap Dual SIM variants. Nokia’s Easy Swap technology allows you to swiftly change SIM cards without turning off the phone on the Dual SIM model. The phone can take advantage of HD-voice services (where available), for crystal-clear calls even in noisy environments. The single-SIM model is capable of a standby battery life of up to 38 days.
The Nokia 515 will begin shipping in the third quarter of 2013. Before any local taxes or operator subsidies, it will be priced at around EUR 115.