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Nokia Asha 311 and Asha 305 smartphones launched for Rs 7139 and Rs 5029

New Delhi, Aug 10 (): Finnish mobile handset makers Nokia today unveiled two new models, the Asha 305 and the Asha 311 in India. Both the phones comes with own Series 40 operating system, along with features to compete in the smartphone market in India.

Nokia Asha 311 feature with a 3-inch scratch resistant capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 400×240 pixels. This smartphone supports both 3G and Wi-Fi, measures 4.2″ (l) x 2″ (w) x 0. 5″, and weighs 95 grams. It is powered with 1 GHz processor with a 3.2 MP camera. It runs on an 1110mAh battery which has a talk time of 14 hours and a standby time of 29 days. The smartphone has 256MB internal storage of which 100MB is available to the user. The storage is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card. The devices come with Nokia Browser 2.0, which uses Nokia’s cloud technology that the company claims will reduce data consumption by up to 90 percent. It comes with Nokia Maps and users can download any of the 40 free mobile games from Electronic Arts games within 60 days. The games are Tetris, Bejeweled, FIFA12, Monopoly, SimCity Deluxe and Need for Speed: The Run. Asha 311 will be priced at Rs 7,139.

The specifications:

Dual-band GSM (quad-band GSM and penta-band 3G for 311).

1 GHz processor

3.2 MP camera

10 MB of internal storage, 32 GB microSD card slot.

Micro-USB 2.0 port, 2 mm charging connector, 3.5 mm audio jack.

Bluetooth 2.1 (Wi-Fi for 311).

Nokia Maps (requires GPRS / Wi-Fi internet connection).

FM radio, voice recorder, VOIP.

Supported media formats: , MP4, AAC, AMR, MF, ASF, WAV, MXMFMP3, AWB, M4V, M4A, AVI, NRT, WMA, 3GP, 3G2, MIDI, WMV.

1110 mAh battery.

Includes 2 GB microSD card.

Free download of 40 pre-selected EA Games titlesincludes 15 free levels of Angry Birds.

Nokia Asha 305 on the other hand is a dual-SIM phonewith 3-inch resistive touch screen and 2MP camera. The Asha 305 has internal storage of just 10MB can be expanded via a microSD card up to 32 GB. Asha 305 will be priced at Rs 5,029 and is available in the market.

Viral Oza, Director Marketing, Nokia India, said, “The Nokia Asha family has received tremendous consumer response. With the launch of Nokia Asha Touch range we are strengthening our range of ‘mobile internet’ devices that offer these exciting experiences to the consumers.”