Nokia Asha 305 running on Series 40 OS has been launched in India. This full touchscreen dual SIM phone will come for a price of Rs. 4,688 and can be ordered online.
If you love the Nokia brand and wanting a low cost touchscreen phone minus the Android OS, the Nokia 305 is the one. This is a basic phone, 2G enabled and sporting a 3 inch touchscreen display. However the touchscreen is with resistive technology and hence may not give you a smooth – silky experience.
The Nokia Series 40 OS powers this handset with Swipe UI a new user interface probably based on the Meltemi Platform. The screen resolution is 240×400 pixels supporting 262K colours. This bar type phone weighs 98 grams with 12.8 mm thickness.
The Nokia handset looks great, on a first glance you may mistaken it for a high end phone. The two colour combination blends perfectly on the Nokia Asha 305. On the front side just below the touchscreen there are 2 dedicated buttons (call / cancel).
Nokia Asha 305 is a dual SIM handset that supports GPRS and EDGE networks, sorry no room for 3G. There is 10MB internal memory with microSD storage access of up to 32GB. There is a front fixed focus camera of 2MP resolution with 4x digital zoom. Multi format media player can play most of the commonly used file formats plus an FM radio for live music.
Nokia is known for its excellent battery life and so does Asha 305. It comes with an 1110 mAh battery that gives a standby time of about 22 days, music playback time of up to 40 hours, video playback up to 9 hours and talktime of up to 14 hours.
Nokia 305 Box Pack contains Handset (Asha 305), 2G Micro SD card free, headset, battery / charger and user manual/ warranty card.
Nokia Asha 305 price in India is Rs. 4,668 with 1 year warranty.
Nokia Asha 305 key features
- Series 40 OS with Swipe UI.
- Dual SIM (Hot Swappable).
- 3 inch resistive touchscreen with 240×400 pixels resolution, Tactile feedback and orientation sensor.
- Dedicated buttons for Call / End, Lock, Send / End, Volume Up/Down.
- 2MP camera (rear facing) with video recording.
- 10MB internal memory with microSD up to 32 GB.
- Multi Media player app.
- 1110 mAh battery with 22 days standby and 14 hours’ talktime.
- Free access to 40 EA games (you will need to download it).
- Colour options: Grey, Blue, Ivory white and red.