Nokia 105 (2023) and Nokia 106 4G With UPI Support Launched in India: Price, Features

Nokia launched two new features phones in India with UPI support. Know price and features.

Highlights
  • Nokia has launched 105 (2023) and 106 4G feature phones in India.
  • The phones have support for UPI services.
  • It features an inbuilt UPI 123PAY functionality.

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Nokia has launched two new features phones in India – Nokia 105 (2023) and 106 4G. Although these are basic phones, they come with unique features. These phones come with an inbuilt UPI 123PAY functionality meaning that you can use Unified Payment Interface (UPI) technology using these phones.

UPI has a strong significance in India and is being used on a massive scale. However, these are limited to smartphones only. Nokia launched these smartphones to provide UPI payment services in a low-end budget phone. Let’s check out the price and specifications of the Nokia 105 (2023) and Nokia 106 4G and how UPI services work on them.


Nokia 105 (2023) and Nokia 106 4G Price in India, Availability

The Nokia 105 (2023) has been launched at a price tag of Rs 1,299 in India and will be available in Charcoal, Cyan and Red colour. On the other hand, the Nokia 106 4G will retail for Rs 2,199 in the country and will be available in Charcoal and Blue colour options.

Both phones will go on sale starting May 18 in India. As of now, Nokia has only listed 105 (2023) on its website.

Nokia 105 (2023) Features

The Nokia 105 (2023) sports a 1.8-inch display with a QQVGA resolution. It packs a 1,000mAh battery that is said to provide 12 hours of talk time and 22 days of standby time. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a micro-USB port for charging. It boots on the Series 30+ (S30+) operating system specially designed for Nokia feature phones. The device is limited to 2G connectivity. It has an in-built FM radio and is certified with IP52 water resistance.

Nokia 106 4G Features

As the name suggests, the Nokia 106 supports 4G connectivity on a feature phone. It sports a 1.8-inch display with a QQVGA resolution. It has an increased battery capacity compared to the Nokia 105 (2023). It packs a 1,450mAh battery that is said to last a couple of weeks on standby mode. Apart from an in-built FM radio, the Nokia 106 4G features an MP3 player as well.

It has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a micro-USB port for charging. It boots on the Series 30+ (S30+) operating system specially designed for Nokia feature phones. It has an in-built FM radio and is certified with IP52 water resistance.

How Does the UPI Work on New Nokia Feature Phones?

The latest features phones from Nokia – 105 (2023) and 106 4G have support for UPI services. They have an inbuilt UPI 123PAY functionality which is basically NPCI’s instant payment system for feature phone users. With this service, feature phone users will be able to do transactions using four different technologies including calling an IVR (interactive voice response) number, app functionality in feature phones, missed call-based approach and proximity sound-based payments.