Nokia continues its mission to deliver high quality, stylish devices that provide the best access to social networks, the Internet and information, and offer the best overall experience and value proposition for the next billion mobile phone users. These consumers want access to innovations such as easy-to-use dual-SIM, local services and content, and third-party apps, all with a superior user experience for which Nokia mobile phones are known.
These devices comprise the new Asha family of Nokia mobile phones. Derived from Hindi – meaning ‘hope’ – Asha signifies Nokia’s focus on positive user experiences and connecting millions of people to new opportunities that help them reach their aspirations.
The Asha mobile phone family includes:
Nokia Asha 303
The stylishly slim Nokia Asha 303 features an exceptionally responsive touch screen that is great for browsing, scrolling and opening apps. Plus, enjoy a full QWERTY keyboard for fast texting – all on the vivid 2.6-inch display.
With the Nokia Asha 303, it’s easier than ever to stay connected to what’s important to you. It’s powerful, with a 1 GHz processor, and features the latest 3.5G and Wi-Fi support for fast connectivity. You can view activities from your home screen at a glance and jump right in with a touch – whether it’s browsing Facebook, chatting on WhatsApp, or accessing email.
The Nokia Asha 303 features a dedicated music key for instant access to your playlist, and a built-in Shazam app to identify a song name and artist. You can use internet radio and there’s a loud built-in speaker to blast your favourite new song out loud too.
Nokia Asha 303 comes with great preloaded apps like Angry Birds Lite. And when you want more, you can enjoy easy access to thousands of games and apps in Nokia Store. Better still, ( the 1 GHz processor means that apps respond quickly and come alive on your phone.
Customise your home screen to make it right for you. You can add a favourite contacts bar, or add app shortcuts for apps like the camera, app Store, and Nokia Browser to get to them with one touch. And you can add a push email bar to see when new mail arrives or add a social networking bar for live Facebook updates. It’s all up to you.
Enjoy a faster, richer web browsing experience. By compressing pages by up to 90%, Nokia Browser ensures smaller downloads, lower data charges, and faster page loads. And with the option to personalise start pages, you can get quick access to all your favourite content, including your most frequently visited websites.
Nokia Asha 300
The Nokia Asha 300 makes staying in touch really easy. Update your Facebook status or send a tweet. Use your personal email accounts and see when fresh mail arrives instantly. Or hit the messaging key to create a new message or to go straight to your messaging inbox. And type it all quickly with the comfortable keypad.
Use the 5 MP camera to snap all the nice things and the surprising things you find in your daily life. It’s easy to edit your photos to make them look even better. And if you’ve caught something really special on camera you can share it on Facebook in an instant.
Get to the games with a swipe. The powerful processor and colourful touch screen make playing them a whole lot of fun. To get you started the Nokia Asha 300 comes with popular games including Angry Birds Lite. To get more games head to Store.
Fill your phone with your favourite songs or enjoy the built-in FM radio. The Nokia Asha 300 supports memory cards of up to 32 GB so you can add as much memory as you need. Better still, you can add shortcuts for music and radio to your home screen and launch them with a touch.
Nokia Asha 200
The Nokia Asha 200 is Nokia’s latest dual SIM phone with Easy Swap functionality, allowing consumers to easily change their second SIM without switching the device off.
It is a fun and colorful QWERTY phone designed to meet the needs of young, urban consumers who want to constantly stay in touch. The Nokia Asha 200 features integrated social networking, email and IM, adding RenRen, Orkut and Flickr support. Nokia Asha 200 makes it possible to carry thousands of songs with support for 32 GB memory cards and providing a battery for an amazing 52-hour playback time. The price will vary by market and operator. The estimated retail price for the Nokia Asha 200 will be approximately 60 EUR, excluding taxes and subsidies. It is expected to start shipping in the fourth quarter of 2011.
Nokia Asha 201
The single SIM version of the Nokia Asha 200, the Nokia Asha 201 is ideal for young consumers who wish to stay socially connected, are price conscious and like listening to music. The Nokia Asha 201 has great music features including a high performing loudspeaker, enhanced stereo FM radio and ringtone tuning. With the Nokia Browser you get even faster, even better and more affordable access to the Internet. It supports up to 32 GB memory cards and provides a battery for 52 hours of music playback time. The Nokia Asha 201 also supports push email as well as the popular Whatsapp messaging app. The price will vary by market and operator. The estimated retail price for the Nokia Asha 201 will be approximately 60 EUR, excluding taxes and subsidies. It is expected to start shipping in the first quarter of 2012.