Nokia announces Nokia 515 Dual-SIM featurephone

Nokia has added a new feature phone to  its portfolio, this time the mobile comes as Nokia 515 dual-SIM device carved out of a single piece of anodized and sandblasted aluminum.

The device sports a 2.4″ QVGA display which is protected by curved and polarized Gorilla Glass 2, a 5 MP camera with voice-activated self portraits and a microSD card slot  that supports memory up to 32GB. The device also has a keypad build using hardened polycarbonate resin.

The Nokia 515 gets its power from a battery which is claimed to last whopping 38 days of stand-by on single SIM.

Nokia will begin shipping of the Nokia 515 in Q3 2013, starting in Russia, Germany, Poland and Switzerland, and the device has been priced around €115[$149] without taxes.

It seems like Nokia is still committed to feature phone markets even though the company has already introduced a series of Smartphones with Windows Phone 8 on board. Nokia 515 seems to be a pretty good option for those who are looking for a featurephone to get things done, but question remains if  featurphones  are still relevant in a world where people turning to smartphones available for affordable prices ?.