Nokia announces four new Asha feature phones

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Nokia Asha Series phones

Aside from the two Windows Phone devices, Nokia also announced today its new family of feature phones. Dubbed Nokia Asha, four of these said to be “smarter” mobile phones were announced and these are the Nokia Asha 303, Asha 300, Asha 200 and Asha 210. According to Nokia, these feature phones will provide the best access to social networks and the Internet and information. Although these devices are being marketed as feature phones, each of them sport some pretty advanced features.

For instance, the Nokia Asha 303 has a nice design and is said to be made with sophisticated materials and metallic finishes. It features a 2.6-inch capacitive touchscreen with QWERTY keypad, 1GHz engine, 3G and WLAN. The phone is powered by the cloud-based Nokia browser, has Angry Birds Lite pre-installed and supports apps such as Facebook Chat, Whatsapp and Nokia Maps for Series 40 phones. The Nokia 303 will start shipping in Q4 2011 for around 115 EURO.

Next up is the Nokia Asha 300 sporting a 1GHz processor, 3G, keypad, Nokia Browser, 5MP camera, music player, FM Radio, Bluetooth and memory card support for up to 32GB storage. It will be available some time in Q4 2011 for around 85 EURO. The Nokia Asha 200 is a dual-SIM phone with easy swap functionality, QWERTY keyboard, and a battery that lasts up to 52-hours. The Nokia Asha 200 will start shipping in Q4 2011 for 60 EURO. Finally, there’s the Asha 200 which is a pretty basic phone with some social networking features. Geared for the young crowd, the Asha 200 features a loudspeaker, FM Radio, ringtone tuning, memory card support and 52 hours of run time. It will be available in the first quarter of 2012 for around 60 EURO.

Via [Nokia]

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