Nokia 8110 – Launch and pricing window for South Africa

HMD Global hopes to launch the Nokia 8110 in South Africa towards the end of May, or in early June.

The company’s general manager for Southern Africa, Shaun Durandt, told MyBroadband they have “very real aspirations” for local retail for the device.

Unveiled during Mobile World Congress 2018, the Nokia 8110 is set to launch globally in May .

The phone will run on the “Nokia Smart Feature Operating System” – system software built on KaiOS.

KaiOS is a fork of the Mozilla Firefox OS project, although the Nokia team was quick to emphasise that KaiOS is not Firefox OS.

The Nokia 8110 will offer the ability to synchronise your calendar, email, and contacts out of the box, and support the KaiOS app store and it third-party developers.

Facebook is already committed to developing an app for KaiOS-based feature phones.

SA pricing

In Europe, the Nokia 8110 will have a recommended

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