Nokia launches Rs 2,500 phone with Urdu language support

Targets 150 million Urdu speaking population in the country

Handset maker Nokia released a low-cost device with Urdu language capability in the country on Thursday. The device, which targets the 150 million Urdu speaking people of the country, is priced at around Rs 2,500 and will offer services such as messaging and internet access in Urdu. The company offers several Indian language interfaces in its models. Nokia already had the Urdu capability due to its operations in West Asian countries and Pakistan, which has been customised for the Indian dialect. P Balaji, managing director of Nokia India, said Nokia was the first mobile company to ...