Nokia has played well to attract the customers with the launch of three cool budget touchscreen smartphones, itís the new Asha Touch Series including Asha 305, Asha 306 and Asha 311. Though itís a budget phones, they are packed with some cool features. Lets have a look them individually:
Nokia Asha 305:
Nokia Asha 305 is the first member of the new Asha touch series. It is powered Symbian S40 os and has a 3-inch WQVGA resistive touchscreen. There is a 2 megapixel camera at the back to capture all your important moments and save them on the built in 64mb storage memory. This can be expanded upto 32 GB using micro-SD card. You also donít need to worry about its battery as it offers battery life of upto 14 hours in talk time and 528 hours on standby mode with the help of BL-4U 1,110 mAh battery. This also allows you to listen songs, watch videos and play the integrated 40 free EA games such as Tetris, NFS, Fifia and more.
Apart from these features, the best part of Asha 305 is its Dual Sim facility. You can use 2 GSM networks at the same time. There is also a built in Nokia browser 2.0 that offers and effective browsing experience at very low data connection. Pages load 3 times faster. There are lots more to get such as Nokia Email, FOTA, Nokia Life, Nokia Maps, Nokia Store and World Clock. Nokia Asha 305 will cost upto 4,350/- in India and will launch in this quarter itself.
Nokia Asha 306:
Nokia Asha 306 also runs on Symbian S40 and it is very similar to Asha 305 in terms of its specs and features. This handset also features a 3-inch WQVGA resistive touchscreen display, a 2 megapixel camera, 64MB inbuilt storage and 32GB expandable with the help of Sd Card. Users will also get EA Sports 40 free games with this device and this too has on board Nokia 2.0 browser for effective browsing experience. Other than what users get with Asha 306 is WLAN for Wireless / WiFi access.
If we talk about the battery, its too same as Asha 305 with the offering 14 hours of talktime 600 hrs standby mode with running on BL-4U 1,110 mAh battery. In terms of Price Asha 306 is just bit higher than its sister 305, costing upto 4,700/- in India
Nokia Asha 311:
Nokia Asha 311 is the most powerful and Costliest handset in the Asha Touch series until now. Asha 311 is powered by pretty powerful and fast 1GHz processor, and running on the same Nokia Symbian S40 operating system. It too has the 3 inch capacitive touchscreen display. As per the memory, it offers built-in 256MB that much higher compared to above 2 device, and can be expanded upto 32GB using microSD card. And same with the camera, it has 3.2 Megapixel camera for bit clearer images and video recording. The handset is capable of HSPA, and supports Bluetooth 2.1 and USB 2.0 for connectivity options. If you want to browse on 2G connection, still you donít need to worry as you here too have Nokia Browser 2.0 powered by cloud technology that gives your 3 times faster browsing experience and save your data upto 90 %.
One more thing that users will get extra from the above two devices, is that Asha 311 comes pre-loaded Angry Birds video game. As of now the game only offers 15 levels. The handset also offers pretty good experience of Social networking and communication with preloaded apps such as Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp. As said earlier Asha 311 is the costliestin this series, it will cost upto 6,361/- in India.