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Nokia Asha 310 Announced; Comes With Easy Swap Dual SIM and Wi-Fi

Nokia recently unveiled the newest member of its Asha family, the Nokia Asha 310. It is the company’s first dual-SIM device which comes with the much needed Wi-Fi connectivity. The Nokia Asha 310 comes pre-loaded with Nokia Xpress Browser, which compresses Internet data by up to 90% and delivers a fast browsing experience. This handset comes with the Nokia’s unique Easy Swap technology which allows you to switch SIM cards without turning off the phone.

Timo Toikkanen, executive vice president, Mobile Phones, Nokia, said:
“The Nokia Asha 310 is the first-ever Nokia smartphone to offer both Easy Swap Dual SIM and Wi-Fi in the same device. It gives consumers the best of both worlds, allowing them to separate work and play, or speak with friends on other mobile networks more affordably. The addition of Wi-Fi support gives users the freedom to enjoy much more of the Internet compared to competitive devices at this price point.”

Nokia Asha 310 features a 3.0 inch WQVGA scratch resistant capacitive touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 240 x 400 pixels, Series 40 Asha Touch, 1 GHz processor, 2 megapixel camera, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi 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, 20 MB internal memory, 32 GB expandable memory, Micro SD card slot, 4 GB Micro SD card bundled, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient Light sensor, Nokia Browser, up to 25 days of stand-by time, up to 17 hours of talk-time and a 1110 mAh battery.

Nokia Asha 310 measures 109.9 mm x 54 mm x 13 mm and weighs just 104 grams. This handset will be available in Black, White and Golden Light colors. The Nokia Asha 310 comes with a price tag of $102 (approx. Rs.5,500) excluding taxes. This handset will go on sale from the Q1 of 2013 in Asia, India, the Middle East, Africa and Brazil.

Nokia Unveils The Asha 308 And Asha 309 Touchscreen Phones

Nokia recently announced two new entry-level phones in its popular Asha family, the Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309. These handsets features a 3 inch touchscreen display as well as a 2 megapixel camera. The specs and design of both the devices are similar except the dual-SIM capabilities in the Asha 308 and Wi-Fi connectivity in Asha 309.

These handsets packs a new version of Nokia Xpress Browser, which enables up to 90% more efficient mobile browsing and faster access to web applications. Nokia Xpress Browser allows you to visit YouTube in the browser and stream YouTube video via phone’s video player. The Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309 are the manufacturer’s most affordable capacitive touchscreen devices to date.

Nokia Asha 308

Nokia Asha 308 features a 3 inch WQVGA display, Series 40 Asha Touch UI, 2 megapixel camera, FM Radio with recording capabilities, 20 MB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 2 GB MicroSD card bundled, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, Micro USB 2.0, 3.5 mm headset jack, up to 25 days of stand-by time, up to 17 hours of talk-time and a 1110 mAh battery. This handset measures 109.9 mm x 54 mm x 13 mm and weighs just 103.69 grams.

Nokia Asha 309

Nokia Asha 309 comes with a 3 inch WQVGA display, Series 40 Asha Touch UI, 2 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi Connectivity, FM Radio with recording capabilities, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, Micro USB 2.0, 3.5 mm headset jack, 64 MB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 2 GB MicroSD card bundled, up to 25 days of stand-by time, up to 17 hours of talk-time and a 1110 mAh battery.

Nokia Asha 308 and Asha 309 users will receive an exclusive gift of 40 EA games to download for free. These games range across action, arcade and sports, and include titles such as Tetris, Bejeweled, Need for Speed The Run and EA Sports FIFA 12. The Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309 comes with a price tag of just $99 excluding taxes and subsidies. These devices will go on sale from the Q4 2012.

Nokia Unveils The Asha 311 Touchscreen Phone With 1 GHz Processor

nokia asha 311
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”.

nokia asha 311

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.

nokia asha 311

Nokia Asha 306 Announced; Nokia’s Most Affordable Wi-Fi Handset

nokia asha 306

Along with the Nokia Asha 305, the company has also announced the new entry-level Nokia Asha 306 in its popular Asha family. Today, there are 10 Asha devices available in more than 130 markets. This specs of this handset is almost similar to the Nokia Asha 306, except the Dual-SIM capabilities. The Nokia Asha 306 also comes with the Wi-Fi connectivity, which was missing in the previously announced Nokia Asha 305. This handset provides a smartphone-like experience to consumers, thanks to the new fully re-designed touch user interface.

Neil Mawston, Executive Director of devices research at Strategy Analytics, said:
“Nokia is taking another interesting step forward in connecting consumers to the Internet, seeking to improve their experience through a new touch user-interface that is allowing the company to compete in new mass-market price bands. The mass-market is a competitive segment, but we believe Nokia’s upgraded Asha portfolio has included an attractive package that can enable consumers to have lower running costs, taking advantage of things like its compressed browser and a long-life battery”.

nokia asha 306

Nokia Asha 306 Specs:

  • 3.0 inch WQVGA resistive touch screen display
  • Asha Touch UI
  • 2 megapixel camera
  • GPRS/EDGE
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Music player
  • FM Radio
  • Loud and clear inbuilt speaker
  • Nokia Life
  • 10 MB internal memory
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • Micro SD card slot
  • 2 GB Micro SD card bundled
  • 2.0 mm Charger Connector
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Micro USB 2.0
  • 3.5 mm headset jack
  • Up to 25 days of stand-by time
  • Up to 14 hours of talk-time
  • 1110 mAh battery

Nokia Asha 306 will be available in Silver White, Red, Mid Blue and Dark Grey colors. This handset measures 110.3 mm x 53.8 mm x 12.8 mm and weighs just 96.3g. Nokia Asha 306 users will receive an exclusive gift of 40 EA games to download for free. These games range across action, arcade and sports, and include titles such as Tetris, Bejeweled, Need for Speed The Run and EA Sports FIFA 12. Nokia Asha 306 comes with a price-tag of EUR 68 (approx. $85/ Rs.4,700). This handset will start shipping from the third quarter of 2012.

nokia asha 306

Nokia Unveils The Asha 305 Dual-SIM Touchscreen Phone

nokia asha 305

Back in October, Nokia introduced the successful Asha family of entry-level phones. Today, the company went ahead and announced the new Nokia Asha 305 phone, which takes the full touch experience to a new price point. This handset not only sports a 3 inch touchscreen display, but it also comes with the exclusive Easy Swap dual SIM technology. The Nokia Asha 305 takes full advantage of the Nokia Browser 2.0, which uses Nokia’s cloud technology to reduce data consumption by up to 90%.

Mary T. McDowell, Nokia’s executive vice president for Mobile Phones, said:
“By introducing the Asha Touch phones to the market, we’re accelerating our commitment to connect the next billion consumers. These phones deliver on what young, urban people value most – a great-looking device and an intuitive and affordable experience for connecting to the internet, to their friends, and to a world of entertainment, web apps and content.”

nokia asha 305

Nokia Asha 305 Specs:

  • 3.0 inch WQVGA resistive touch screen display
  • Asha Touch UI
  • 2 megapixel camera
  • GPRS/EDGE
  • Music player
  • FM Radio
  • Loud and clear inbuilt speaker
  • Nokia Life
  • 10 MB internal memory
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • Micro SD card slot
  • 2 GB Micro SD card bundled
  • 2.0 mm Charger Connector
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Micro USB 2.0
  • 3.5 mm headset jack
  • Up to 22 days of stand-by time
  • Up to 14 hours of talk-time
  • 1110 mAh battery

Nokia Asha 305 will be available in Silver White, Red, Mid Blue and Dark Grey colors. This handset measures 110.3 mm x 53.8 mm x 12.8 mm and weighs just 98.3g. The Nokia Asha 305 comes with a price-tag of EUR 63 (approx. $80/ Rs.4,400). This handset will go on sale during the Q3 of 2012. Check out the promo video below.

nokia asha 305