The device is the first in its category that will bring consumers the choice of accessing Facebook in nine local languages and also comes preloaded with Facebook and Messenger.

"India is a 'mobile-first' market, and feature phones are the first port of access to internet for a large number of mobile users," said Raghuvesh Sarup, director-marketing, Nokia India Sales, a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobiles Oy.

"Microsoft remains dedicated to driving innovation and introducing phones to first time mobile phone users with great technology packed inside," Sarup added.

Nokia 215 has Nokia Series 30+ operating system and VGA camera.