Crafted with Premium Design and High Performance – Nokia Introduces Nokia 515 in the Kingdom

Manama, Bahrain – 06 October 2013 – Nokia Middle East has announced today the local availability of the Nokia 515 in the Kingdom of Bahrain.The Nokia 515 is a premium mobile phone made with style-conscious people in mind. Wrapped in lightweight aluminium, the device combines the best of Nokia – contemporary design, high quality materials and top performance. Retailed at BD 58/-, the Nokia 515 is available in Easy Swap Dual SIM variants at all leading electronic retail stores in Bahrain.

The Nokia 515 reflects Nokia’s approach to design, focused on simplicity, purity and craft. It features scratch resistant Gorilla® Glass 2, gently curved for a beautiful finish, and a classic highly polished camera bezel. Available in black and white, the phone’s elegant profile and aluminium body is perfect for style minimalists. At only 11 mm thick, the Nokia 515 will slide beautifully into the smallest pocket or bag.

“When designing the Nokia 515 we set out to create a beautifully designed phone that people will be proud to own,” said Vithesh Reddy, General Manager, Nokia Lower Gulf. “We believe we’ve achieved that – the Nokia 515 is designed for consumers in Bahrain who prefer classic design, crafted to perfection and with the functionality they need for everyday use. We have created something that performs stunningly, without compromise.”

Capture and share great images every time

The Nokia 515 ensures people will never miss a photo-worthy moment. With smarter imaging features and a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, the smart camera offers a choice of image capture, editing and sharing options, including:

Panorama – for wide-angle shots, including group photos and landscapes.

Sequential shots – capture up to five frames in a row with just one click, then choose the best of the series.

Self-portrait – for perfectly-centred self-portraits, even without a front-facing camera. The built-in voice prompt guides people to ensure they are in the frame before taking the shot.

Sharing photos with friends and family is quick and easy with the ability to share straight from the gallery to social networks. People can also share photos and other content using Nokia’s exclusive Slam, which comes built into the Nokia 515 and works by transferring content such as images or contact cards to an adjacent Bluetooth-enabled phone in just a few simple clicks, without the need to pair devices.

Faster, better performance for work and play

The Nokia 515 delivers a fast, 3.5G HSDPA Internet experience. It comes with a standby time of up to 38 days in the single SIM version, making the phone perfect for balancing work and play. With optimised HSDPA internet built-in and data cloud compression, mobile browsing is made up to 90 percent more efficient, helping people get more from their data plan. Popular apps like Facebook, Twitter and Nimbuzz are preloaded on the phone, while Mail for Exchange allows people to check work email and sync their calendars and contacts on-the-go. It can also be connected to a PC or laptop and used as a modem via a USB cable.

The new phone also comes with HD voice*, which means people can enjoy crystal clear audio, even in noisy environments. Plus, with the pre-installed Transfer app, they can sync contacts directly from a Lumia, other Windows Phone 8 smartphone or Android device, transforming the Nokia 515 into the ideal secondary or companion device for on the go. For those who prefer to use a separate phone for voice calls, the Nokia 515 uses the same micro SIM card as typical smartphones, making it a great voice companion device.

The Nokia 515 is currently available at all major electronic retail outlets for BD 58/- in Bahrain.

* when supported by the network

About Nokia

At Nokia, we are committed to connecting people. We combine advanced technology with personalized services that enable people to stay close to what matters to them. Every day, more than 1.3 billion people connect to one another with a Nokia device – from mobile phones to advanced smartphones and high-performance mobile computers. Nokia’s NAVTEQ is a leader in comprehensive digital mapping and navigation services, while Nokia Siemens Networks provides equipment, services and solutions for communications networks globally. This Nokia press release and other news are available at http://press.nokia.com.

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