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Nokia Asha 305, Asha 306 and Asha 311 announced

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Nokia has today announced the addition of three new full touch S40 based Nokia Asha devices called the Nokia Asha 311, Asha 305 and Asha 306 which were leaked a few times in the early months of this year.

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As Nokia says, these devices are great for fast, affordable mobile internet and gaming entertainment on the go with a great capacitive touchscreen experience. These Asha mobiles are designed for the young, urban and social people to get online faster, better and cheaper.


First up is the Nokia Asha 305 which is a dual SIM mobile and arrives with 3 inch WQVGA resistive touchscreen and Nokia’s Easy Swap Dual SIM technology, which allows SIM cards to be swapped without opening up or turning the phone off. This is useful for storing different numbers on your SIMs and for taking advantage of different operator rates.

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Specs of the Nokia Asha 305:
  • Dual-SIM 
  • 3.0” WQVGA resistive touch screen
  • 2 MP camera
  • Music player and FM radio
  • Built-in speaker
  • Plug and Play, easy PC connection and file transfer
  • GPRS/EDGE connectivity
  • Nokia Maps and Nokia Life (in selected markets)
  • BL-4U 1110 mAh battery
  • Colours: Silver White, Red, Mid Blue and Dark Grey (varies by market)
Next up is the Nokia Asha 306 which is not a dual-SIM feature phone but has Wi-Fi connectivity for easier access to the internet other then the GPRS/EDGE connectivity of the device. It is indeed Nokia’s most affordable Wi-Fi handset device.

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Specs of the Nokia Asha 306:
  • 3.0” WQVGA resistive touch screen
  • 2 MP camera
  • Music player and FM radio
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Built-in speaker
  • Plug and Play, easy PC connection and file transfer
  • GPRS/EDGE connectivity
  • Nokia Maps and Nokia Life (in selected markets)
  • BL-4U 1110 mAh battery
  • Colours: Silver White, Red, Mid Blue and Dark Grey (varies by market)
Last but not the least is the Nokia Asha 311 which is a little advanced than the other two Nokia Asha phones as this arrives with a 3 inch capacitive touchscreen and has 3.5G connectivity. It also has a powerful 1GHz processor to power the device. 

Nokia-Asha-311 Specs of the Nokia 311:

  • 3 inch scratch resistant, capacitive glass screen 
  • Polarised display filters for better usability in direct sunlight
  • WLAN
  • 3.2 MP camera
  • 1GHz processor
  • Music Player, FM Radio and Internet Radio
  • Plug and Play, easy PC connection and file transfer
  • HSPA connectivity
  • Nokia Maps and Nokia Life (in selected markets)
  • Colours: Dark Grey, Rose Red, Blue, Brown and Sand White (colours will vary by market)
All the three Asha feature phones are powered by the Nokia Browser 2.0 which gives its users easy and fast connectivity to the internet. Also now keeping in touch with friends on Social networks is easier as all the devices come pre-installed with applications for Facebook and Twitter and also email and instant messaging like WhatsApp.
 
When we speak of gaming on these devices, each phone will come with a gift of 40 free games from EA to download and keep forever. The games will include Tetris, Bejeweled, Need for Speed ™ The Run and EA SPORTS FIFA 12.
 
Pricing and availability:
Nokia has priced the device at a very affordable rates and the approximate costs, before local taxes or operator subsidies:
  • Nokia Asha 305 – 63 Euros / 85 USD, available in Q2 2012
  • Nokia Asha 306 – 68 Euros / 93 USD, available in Q3 2012
  • Nokia Asha 311 – 92 Euros / 121 USD, available in Q3 2012
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