Today, Nokia announced the Nokia Asha 311 touchscreen phone. This handset comes with a 3 inch touchscreen display, 1 GHz processor, WLAN, 3G Connectivity, 3.2 megapixel camera and much more. The Nokia Asha 311 allows you to stay in touch with your friends and family with email and chat on the most popular instant messaging services. This handset is also pre-loaded with 15 levels of Angry Birds.
Brian Acton, Co-Founder of WhatsApp Inc, said:
“WhatsApp has a clear vision of creating a reliable and easy to use cross-platform messaging application that enables people to stay in touch with their family and friends from all around the world. By partnering with Nokia whose worldwide reach in mobile is well established, WhatsApp becoming available for the Asha Touch devices will enable us to further realize our core mission”.
The Nokia Asha 311 features a 3.0 inch WQVGA scratch resistant capacitive glass screen with polarization filters, Asha Touch UI, 1 GHz processor, 3.2 megapixel camera, GPRS/EDGE, WLAN, 3G Connectivity, Internet Radio, loud and clear inbuilt speaker, Nokia Life, 2.0 mm charger connector, Bluetooth 2.1, Micro USB 2.0 and so on.
Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, Music player, FM Radio, 256 MB internal memory, 32 GB expandable memory, Micro SD card slot, 2 GB Micro SD card bundled, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient Light sensor, Nokia Browser, up to 29 days of stand-by time, up to 14 hours of talk-time and a 1110 mAh battery.
The Nokia Browser’s download manager feature helps the users to manage external content easily by saving music, video or pictures on a memory card, while surfing the internet. This handset measures 106 mm x 52 mm x 12.9 mm and weighs just 95g. Nokia Asha 311 will be available in Dark Grey, Rose Red, Blue, Brown and Sand White colors. This handset comes with a price tag of EUR 92 (approx. $115/ Rs.6,400). This handset will go on sale from the Q3 of 2012.