New Delhi: Nokia has announced a new Asha phone - the Nokia Asha 310. It is a dual SIM smartphone with Wi-Fi support. The Nokia Asha 310 is the first-ever Nokia smartphone to offer both Dual SIM and Wi-Fi in the same device.
The Nokia Asha 310 features a 3-inch scratch-proof, capacitive touchscreen, and a 2 megapixel camera. It comes with a 4GB memory card included, with support for a further 32GB of external memory.
With Nokia's built-in easy swap Dual SIM technology, consumers can use the external slot on the Nokia Asha 310 to insert a secondary SIM card, while keeping their principal SIM card in place behind the battery. Users can designate SIM cards for text, voice and data and switch between them at their convenience.
The ability to connect to free Wi-Fi hotspots whether at home or on the go means users aren't constrained by their data plan. The Nokia Asha 310 comes pre-loaded with Nokia Xpress Browser, which is said to compress Internet data by up to 90 per cent, thereby saving consumers money.
The Nokia Asha 310 will be available in Asia, India, the Middle East, Africa and Brazil starting Q1 2013. The suggested pricing is $102 (approx. Rs 5,500) before taxes and subsidies. It will be available in three colours - black, white and golden light.