Nokia unveiled a new mobile lineup for the next billion and that is in the brand of Asha (Hope in India). Four models of new devices have been introduced. This new branding and wave of affordable mobile devices brings hope for all especially to the youth from emerging markets.
Nokia Asha 200
The Nokia 200 in the brand of Asha is the first Nokia Easy Swap dual-SIM phone that features a QWERTY keyboard. The Nokia Asha 200 ensures you to be connected to your friends with its integrated social networking, email, and IM services like Orkut, Facebook and more. Plus it offers a rich music media offer with FM radio support and up to 52hours of music playback. You can load up to thousands of songs because the Nokia 200 supports up to 32GB of microSD card storage.
Nokia Asha 201
The Nokia 201 is the single SIM version of the Nokia 200. The same as Nokia 200, this also offers social networking right from your homescreen, IM with Whatsapp, email and more. The Nokia 201 is expected to reach market early next year with the same price as Nokia 200.
Nokia Asha 300
The new addition to the Touch-and-Type family of Nokia is the Nokia Asha 300. It sports 2.4″ resistive touchscreen with a combination of alpha-numeric keypad. The Nokia 300 also features a fast 1GHz processor which enables you to play Angry Birds on it. Not only with the fast CPU, it also enable with 3G in order to give you fast web browsing experience combined with Nokia’s latest data-friendly browser for S40. The design of Nokia 300 is very appealing especially to the youths and is available in wide range of colors.
Nokia Asha 303
Now introducing to you the first Nokia Touch-and-Type to feature QWERTY keyboard, the Nokia 303. It sports a vibrant 2.6″ capacitive touchscreen and align to the bottom of it is the nifty QWERTY keys. Like Nokia 300 the Nokia 303 has also fast processor at 1GHz clock speed. Enough to power-up your Angry Birds experience right in your Nokia S40 phone.
|Nokia 200||Nokia 201||Nokia 300||Nokia 303|
|Display||2.4” QVGA (320×240)||2.4” QVGA||2.4” QVGA||2.6” QVGA|
|Touchscreen||No||No||Yes (Resistive)||Yes (Capacitive)|
|Camera||2 MP||2 MP||5 MP||3.2 MP|
|Memory||64MB + up to 32GB microSD||64MB + up to 32GB microSD||140MB + up to 32GB microSD (16GB incd)||170MB + up to 32GB microSD (16GB incd)|
|Connectivity||EGPRS, Bluetooth, 3.5mm AV, microUSB||EGPRS, Bluetooth, 3.5mm AV, microUSB||3G, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3.5mm AV, microUSB||WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3.5mm AV, microUSB|
|Battery||BL-5J 3.7V 1430mAh||BL-5J 3.7V 1320mAh||BL-4U 3.7V 1110 mAh||BP-3L 3.7V 1300 mAh|
|Music Playback||52 Hours||52 Hours||28 Hours||47 Hours|
|Talk Time||7 H||7 H||6.9 H||8.2 H|
|Colors||Graphite, Green, Blue, Aqua, Pearl White, Light Pink, Pink, Orange||Graphite, Green, Blue, Aqua, Pearl White, Light Pink, Pink, Orange||Graphite, Night Shade, Gold, White Silver,
|Red, Graphite, Silver White, Aqua, Green, Purple|
|Availability||Q4 2011||Q1 2012||Q4 2011||Q4 2011|
|Price||€60 | P3607 Before taxes and subsidies||€60 | P3607 BTS||€85 | P5110.07 BTS||€115 | P6913 BTS|
Expect the Nokia Asha lineup to hit Philippines starting November.