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Nokia Asha 300 Firmware Updated To Version 7.49

Last year, Nokia launched the entry-level Nokia Asha 300 feature phone. This handset runs on the Symbian S40 Operating System. It comes with a 2.4 inch resistive touchscreen display as well as a physical T9 keypad. The Nokia Asha 300 lets you swipe the homescreen to access apps, music or games from the Nokia Store. The manufacturer has recently rolled out a new firmware update for this budget handset.

The new software version is numbered 071.004 and it comes with contacts sync correction, time zone correction, improved features and performance, better stability and so on. The latest firmware update can be downloaded from the Nokia Software Update or via Over-The-Air (OTA). Check out the complete changelog below.

Changelog:

  • Nokia Browser 2.0
  • Contacts sync correction when switching from Nokia Symbian phones to Asha 300
  • Correction to displaying contact’s name for incoming calls
  • General usability and performance improvements
  • Time zone correction in Russia

We advise you to backup all of your data before updating the device, just to make sure that no important files are lost during the installation. To get this software through your device, select Applications > Software Update and choose the software you want to update or you can even dial *#0000# & press options > Check for Updates to get the update.

You may have to wait for few days or even for few weeks before this update is available in your region. If you find something new in this update or if you have any screenshot and videos of this update, then please share with us in the comments section below.

Nokia Asha 300 Already Available In India For Rs.6835

Last year, Nokia announced four new handsets under the new Asha series of phones, the Nokia Asha 303, Asha 300, Asha 200 and Asha 201. These handsets runs on the Symbian S40 Operating System. Out of the four devices, Nokia has only launched the Asha 200 QWERTY phone in India. Flipkart, a popular online retailer in India is already selling the new Nokia Asha 300 in India. This handset comes with a touchscreen display as well as a physical T9 keypad. The Nokia Asha 300 allows you to easily access messaging, email and instant messaging from the home screen. You can even swipe the homescreen to access apps, music or games from the Nokia Store.

nokia asha 300

Nokia Asha 300 features a 2.4 inch resistive touch display, sporting a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels, 1 GHz processor, Symbian S40 Operating System, 5 megapixel camera with video recording, 140 MB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory and so on.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, Stereo FM radio with RDS, MP3 music player, USB charging, Nokia Life Tools, Nokia Browser, Nokia Messaging with push email and IM, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Wi-Fi b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, A-GPS, up to 6.9 hours of talk-time, up to 22 days of stand-by time and a 1110 mAh battery.

This handset measures 112.8 mm x 49.5 mm x 12.7 mm and weighs just 85 g. Flipkart is selling this device for Rs.6835. This handset is currently available only in Graphite color. Other colors such as Night Shade, Gold, White Silver, Pink and Red are expected to be available soon after the official launch. The Nokia Asha 300 also comes pre-loaded with the popular Angry Birds game. To get this handset, head over to this page at Flipkart.