Nokia 8110 welcomes WhatsApp to the Store
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, 26 April 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced that WhatsApp, the simple, reliable and secure messaging app, is now available on the Nokia 8110. The app can be downloaded from the Store.
Sancho Chak, HMD Global General Manager for the Philippines, said: “Millions of people stay in touch with their loved ones through messaging apps such as WhatsApp, so we wanted to bring the platform to fans of our retro classic, the Nokia 8110. Now, you can keep up-to-date on your family and friends’ groups, share messages and never miss a moment, all with the style and cool factor of a true Nokia classic.”
Along with its 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 in place to end them, and a design that allows for an addictive helicopter-style spin on its axis. It comes with the craftsmanship you would expect of a Nokia phone, delivering standard durability and reliability.
Powered by KaiOS, the leading mobile operating system for smart feature phones and the only lite OS with an app store, the Nokia 8110 delivers crystal-clear VoLTE calling and is perfect for anyone who wants an iconic 4G feature phone or companion device. It also comes equipped with the Store, which is 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 well as popular apps such as Facebook.
“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.”
Reloaded with everything you loved, including a revamped Snake game and two vibrant colours to choose from—Traditional Black and Banana Yellow—the Nokia 8110 may be availed for only PHP3,990 at Lazada, Shopee, Argomall and authorised Nokia mobile resellers and at official Nokia mobile stores, kiosks and exhibits nationwide.