Handset giant, Nokia has launched two new Asha series phones in India. Named as Asha 305 and Asha 311, the phones are priced at Rs 5,029 and Rs 7,139 respectively. While Asha 305 is already available in the market, the new Nokia Asha 311 will be available hit the retail stores next week on August 12.
Both the handsets come with full capacitive touchscreen display along with S40 Asha operating system. Also the devices come with Nokia Browser 2.0, which uses Nokia’s cloud technology that, as per the Finnish handset company, reduces data consumption by up to 90 per cent. This means that consumers can enjoy faster and cheaper internet access at all times without the need of having a third party browser.
As reported by The Mobile Indian earlier, Nokia was to announce three phones today including Asha 305 and 311. However, Nokia has conspicuously not said anything on the Asha 306.
Nokia Asha 311
The Nokia Asha 311 is a compact touch screen device that comes with a bright and colourful 3 inch scratch resistant capacitive display with polarization filters for a better visual experience. With WiFi and 3.5G connectivity, users can experience blazing fast internet and downloads on this device.
The Asha 311 comes with pre-loaded social client for accessing Facebook, Twitter and many other social networks. It also has the most popular messaging service “WhatsApp”. The Nokia Asha 311 also features a 3.2 megapixel camera and pre-installed Nokia Maps, in addition to the 15 level pre-bundled versions of Angry Birds. Along with that the device is powered with a powerful 1 GHz processor for smooth performance all round.
It comes with Angry Birds preloaded as well. Besides, it has expandable memory of 32 GB and 1110 mAh battery that according to the company gives a talktime of 14 hours and standby time of 696 hours over 2G network. However, maximum 3G talktime is six hours.
Nokia Asha 305
The Nokia Asha 305 is a dual SIM phone with Easy Swap feature, which enables users to interchange between SIMs without switching the phone off. The phone features a 3 inch WVGA resolution resistive touch screen along with Bluetooth and Dual Band connectivity.
There is a 2 megapixel fixed focus camera and preinstalled Nokia Maps for hassle free navigation around the town. However, there is no flash. It comes with a 1110 mAh battery that as per the company provides 14 hours of talktime and 528 hours of standby time over 2G network.
It has a meager 10 MB of internal memory but there is a provision to increasing the storage of upto 32 GB through a micro SD card.