WhatsApp availability for Nokia 8110 4G in India has been a mystery so far. While earlier KaiOS Twitter account confirmed that it will spread WhatsApp availability to other regions than India, it seems it was yet not available for Nokia 8110 4G in India .

HMD has now announced WhatsApp availability for Nokia 8110 4G in India in a press release sent today. This was a big impediment in Nokia 81110 4G adoption in India.

Press Release:

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced that WhatsApp, the simple, reliable and secure messaging app, is now available on the Nokia 8110. Indian fans will be amongst the first to enjoy WhatsApp on the Nokia 8110. The app can be downloaded from the Store.

Speaking about this update, Ajey Mehta, Vice President and Country Head – India, HMD Global, said: “We’re so happy that our fans in India will get WhatsApp on Nokia 8110 first anywhere in the world. The Nokia 8110 is a phone for ‘the originals’ and I hope along with adding to the style quotient, this new addition of WhatsApp to the already existing bouquet of apps on Nokia 8110 will make it the ideal choice for our fans. “

With a familiar and easy to use interface, the Nokia 8110 features intuitive tactile mechanics, with slide to answer and end calls, as well as an addictive helicopter-style spin on its axis. It comes with the craftsmanship you expect from a Nokia phone, delivering durability and reliability as standard.

Powered by KaiOS, Nokia 8110 delivers crystal-clear VoLTE calling and is perfect for anyone who wants an iconic 4G feature phone or a companion phone. It also comes equipped with the Store, a home to KaiOS-powered apps, rich content and services that enhance user experience. This includes a suite of preloaded Google applications such as the Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Search as well as popular apps like Facebook. The Nokia 8110 also supports Outlook and Gmail, enabling users to send and receive emails, import contacts and sync their calendar. To keep it running flawlessly, the Nokia 8110 features the Qualcomm® 205 Mobile Platform. With the wireless Hotspot feature, the Nokia 8110 lets you create your own Wi-Fi connection wherever you are.

With two vibrant colours to choose from, Traditional Black and Banana Yellow, the Nokia 8110 has everything you loved reloaded, including a revamped Snake game.

The Nokia 8110 is available across top mobile retailers in India, and online on Nokia.com/phones, Amazon.in and Flipkart, at a recommended best buy price of INR 4,999.