Nokia India has announced its latest addition to the Asha series, the Nokia Asha 303, a touch and type smartphone with a QWERTY keypad designed for Web browsing, social networking, entertainment and gaming.
Packed with a 1 GHz processor and a 2.6-inch capacitive touchscreen, it features pre-installed entertainment and applications such as Angry Birds Lite, Mobile TV with Zenga TV, Whatsapp, along with DRM-free Nokia Music Unlimited service.
The company said Vodafone customers can enjoy high speed Internet on their Nokia Asha 303 with 1 GB of 3G/2G data per month for 4 months absolutely free. The 3G-enabled social networking hub, Nokia Asha 303, offers faster access to the internet and services such as Nokia Messaging and Nokia Store.
Viral Oza, Director Marketing, Nokia India, said, “Nokia has been bringing smart innovation on mobile devices to newer price points, feeding the vast appetite for digital consumption for consumers who are young, urban, hyper-social and want the smartest phones at affordable prices. The Nokia Asha 303, loaded with Nokia Browser, Webapps, preinstalled Zenga TV, Whatsapp and Angry Birds Lite, stands very strong as an affordable smartphone.”
The Nokia Asha 303 is designed for people who want easy and innovative ways to connect to the world of Internet and social networks and catch all the updates or entertainment on the move. The upgraded Nokia browser on Nokia Asha 303 offers a faster, richer and more cost-efficient Web experience. The browser speeds up download times, thus reducing costs for the user.
Nokia said the Nokia Asha 303 meets the Indian consumers’ need for affordable mobile entertainment. The DRM-free Nokia Music Unlimited service allows consumers to download music from a catalogue of over 40 lakh songs and share it unrestricted with anyone they want. Consumers can also enjoy live mobile TV with Zenga TV, one of the leading providers of aggregated TV, entertainment and news content optimized for viewing on mobile screens. The technology works on delivering the best possible mobile TV experience optimized for the type of the device and the kind of network being used.
The Nokia Asha 303 has Bluetooth connectivity, an internal memory of 170 MB with support for up to 32 GB memory, and sports a 3.2 MP camera. It has an enhanced music player, built-in FM radio and Internet radio.
Available in Red and Graphite, the Nokia Asha 303 is priced at Rs. 8,899/-.