Nokia’s Asha series has had a fair amount of success in Indian markets. To further extend its stronghold in the affordable handset segment Nokia has launched two phones, Asha 305 and Asha 311. Of the two devices, Asha 305 has a dual sim feature.
This device has a 3 inch resistive touchscreen with a pixel resolution of 240x400. The phone weighs 98 grams and has a 2 megapixel fixed focus camera. GPS and Wi-Fi connectivity is not present. Although the phone is officially released at a price of Rs 5000 it is available with online retailers for Rs 4,600. As of now Nokia is offering the device in red and dark grey variants, however blue, sliver and white options are expected soon.
Talking about Asha 311, this device has a 3 inch capacitive touchscreen with 200x400 pixel resolution, and boasts of Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The phone weighs just 95 grams and supports both Wi-Fi and 3G. This device is equipped with a 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera which performs surprisingly well. Asha 311 is priced at Rs 7200. Color options available are, blue, sand white, grey and rose red.