The NonStop Nokia 1610 Plus Features the Unique Light Battery with Solar Panels - Nokia Introduces the Most Mobile Phone Under the Sun

The introduction of the solar cell option in the lightweight Lithium-ion battery makes the Nokia 1610 plus the first product to offer a new, innovative, and environmentally-friendly power management solution. Placing the phone in direct sunlight allows the solar panels to maintain the charge of the battery, extending the standby time and thus the operation times of the phone as a whole. This unique option makes the Nokia 1610 plus the most mobile phone under the sun.

- The Nokia 1610 plus delivers industry-leading performance and true user-friendly power management options to customers. This benefit, together with the quality and affordability of the product, will ensure the appeal of the Nokia 1610 plus to broader consumer audiences. We are certain that this product will be highly relevant and well received in the Asia Pacific markets, says Nigel Litchfield, Senior Vice President, Nokia Mobile Phones, Asia Pacific.

The Nokia 1610 plus offers impressive operating times: at a lightweight 210g, the slim optional battery with solar panels allows talk time of between 2 to 3 hours and standby time of between 40 to 80 hours, depending on the network. Talk time with the standard battery is up to 3 hours 30 minutes and standby time up to 110 hours. With the extended Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery, the Nokia 1610 Plus offers standby time of up to 9 days and provides up to 7 hours talk time.

New features in the Nokia 1610 plus include mobile originated SMS (sending short messages) and a stylish new front cover color. The Nokia 1610 plus incorporates the acclaimed Nokia user interface, with easy-to-use large display and keypad, supports alphanumeric memory, and one-touch dialling.

A full range of accessories is available for the Nokia 1610 plus, including chargers, desktop stand, phone holder, complete car kits and colour covers.