Thursday, 9 August 2012

Nokia Asha 305 and Asha 311 surfaced Indian retail

The mobile conglomerate Nokia in endeavor to expand its Asha series in the country announced the launch of Nokia Asha 305 and Asha 311 - new budget phones. Both the phones are touch screen with 3 inch display. However, Asha 305 has capacitive touchscreen display with resolution of 400x240 pixels, while Nokia Asha 305 will be a resistive touch screen phone. 

Also, both the phones are designed to run on S40 Asha operating system and come packed with Nokia Browser 2.0. Asha 305 is a dual-SIM phone and Asha 311 will have only one SIM slot. According to Nokia, Nokia Browser 2.0 Internet access without the need of a third-party browser. Therefore, both the newly launched phones have Nokia Browser 2.0 preloaded. 

Nokia Asha 305, which is already available in market with a price tag of Rs. 5029 features 2MP camera, 10MB internal memory (expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card), music player, FM radio, Li-Ion 1110 mAh battery, and weigh 98gm. Made for Internet connectivity, the phone supports WAP, GPRS, EDGE, and Java. The phone also offers Bluetooth and USB connectivity. While, Nokia Asha 311, which is expected to hit the Indian retails on August 12 will be offered at Rs. 7139. Packed with 256MB internal memory, which is expandable up to 32GB, Nokia Asha 311 will have better camera than that Nokia Asha 305, a 3.2 megapixel camera. It will also have Corning Gorilla Glass to protect the display. Music player, FM radio, 1GHz processor, WAP & Java support, GPRS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB connectivity, Li-Ion 1110 mAh battery are other features to make the device superior.

A quick comparison of Asha 305 and Asha 311:
Nokia Asha 305
Nokia Asha 311
2MP camera, 10fps video
3.2MP camera , 25fps video
Memory – Internal 10MB, 32GB expandable
Memory – Internal 256MB, 32GB expandable
Bluetooth - Yes
Bluetooth – Yes
Wi-Fi - No
Wi-Fi – Yes
Corning Gorilla Glass - No
Corning Gorilla Glass – Yes
Music player , FM radio – Yes
Music player , FM radio – Yes
CPU – 1GHz processor
Sensor - Accelerometer
Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity
Java, WAP - Yes
Java, WAP – Yes
Colors - Silver White, Red, Mid Blue, Dark Grey
Colors - Dark Grey, Rose Red, Blue, Brown, Sand White
SIM – Single
Price - Rs. 5029
Price - Rs. 7139

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