Mumbai/Bangalore, 3rd October’ 2023 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has introduced an exciting new feature to its classic Nokia 2660 Flip phones – UPI Scan and Pay functionality. This allows users to make secure and convenient digital transactions with a simple button press. This feature would not only be available to the new buyers of Nokia 2660 Flip, but HMD is ensuring that the existing users are also not left out. HMD has already rolled out the software update to the existing base and thereby ensuring the digital payment inclusion for everyone. The phones now also comes in two striking new colors: Pop Pink and Lush Green. The Nokia 2660 Flip is a classic flip phone with a resilient clamshell design. It has a rear camera for capturing photos, an incredibly long-lasting battery, and essential features like SMS and calls. The return of the classic Snake game adds a touch of nostalgia to the mix.
HMD Global has seen a remarkable twofold increase in its flip phone market share year-over-year, comparing 2021 to 2022. The company anticipates further growth in 2023 as more people opt for these devices to detach from their smartphones and re-engage with their communities. The flip design of the Nokia 2660 Flip simplifies call handling by bringing the microphone and earpiece closer to the user’s face. A generous 2.8-inch display and user-friendly interface eliminate any ambiguity, while the front display ensures incoming calls are easily recognizable. An emergency button provides added security, enabling quick contact with loved ones in emergencies and notifying up to five contacts for swift assistance.
The Nokia 2660 Flip ensures clear call quality with adjustable volume settings and compatibility with hearing aids (HAC), ensuring a comfortable calling experience. It has undergone rigorous durability tests, enduring tens of thousands of flip cycles, thanks to its robust polycarbonate construction. HMD Global’s launch of the Nokia 2660 Flip in new colors with UPI Scan and Pay functionality is a timely response to the growing demand for feature phones that offer a balance of convenience and nostalgia. The phone is well-suited for users who want to reduce their screen time, reconnect with the world around them, and make digital payments with ease.