- Symbian S30 (Nokia operating system)
- 1.8 "(4.6 cm) display, 160 x 128 pixels
- EDGE (no UMTS)
Simple classic test
The Nokia 101 in red or black is a very affordable dual SIM phone for beginners who just want to make phone calls and SMS. Even as a second phone for leisure, it is suitable. The lightweight phone (71g) is well in hand, the soft-touch keys have a clear pressure point and the display is easy to read.
The slots for 2 SIM cards are easily accessible, next to each other under the back cover. The SIM card manages to conveniently via their own mobile phone menu, which defines the use of numbers for calls + SMS.
Select the desired SIM
Here settled in our mobile test dual SIM very simple and self-explanatory specify whether you want to preset a particular SIM card for outgoing calls or SMS. This saves it each time to select the SIM for the next call or the following SMS. Very convenient if you want to eg anyway always call from the same SIM, since it uses a SMS flat on one of the SIM cards.
Beyond that there is also the possibility to choose directly before sending an SMS or before establishing a call which SIM card you want to use for the next call or for SMS.
Set Separate Ringtones
So that you know which phone number you are just called, you can assign different ringtones to SIM cards. If necessary, can be easily disable mobile menu also one of the two SIM cards - so it remains undisturbed at about the professional number at leisure.
Housing & equipment
The classic phone keypad and the three control keys do not raise questions. Everything simple, but easy to understand. In addition, an illustrated step-by-step instructions are available.
By the way: A few nice features (eg MP3 playback, memory card, speaker, alarm, etc.) are also incorporated.
Conclusion Nokia 101
The reasonable dual SIM mobile phone is suitable for those who wish to just make calls and texting and can dispense well on mobile Internet - but it is also as solid Zweithandy for leisure a good acquisition.
At this price you can not go wrong eventually. And the value is for more than justified, as our dual SIM phone shows test.