Nokia has today announced the launch of two new affordable mobile phones under its popular Nokia Asha touch phone series.
Taking the center stage Nokia has launched the Nokia Asha 308 which is a dual-SIM feature phone with Nokia’s Easy-Swap technology while the Nokia Asha 309 is a single SIM phone and both come with 2G connectivity.
Going by the specifications the Nokia Asha 308 and 309 arrive with a 3 inch capacitive WQVGA display, 2G connectivity, Wi-Fi (Asha 309), Radio, Loud speakers, Nokia Series 40 OS and more.
Nokia has also released a new version of Nokia Xpress Browser, which enables up to 90% more efficient mobile browsing and faster access to rich web applications compared to conventional browsers.
The phones also come with the free gift of 40 premium EA games, social features such as standalone Facebook and Twitter clients, the Nokia Messaging Service, and video streaming through the browser from sites like YouTube – a first within the Asha Touch range.
Nokia has said that the retail price for the Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309 is expected to be about $99, excluding taxes and subsidies and the shipping is expected to start in the fourth quarter 2012.