Nokia Expands Asha Touch Range for Internet Users
Mobiles maker Nokia today unveiled the Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309, the latest additions to the Asha Touch family of mobile devices.
According to the company, the dual SIM Nokia Asha 308 and single SIM Nokia Asha 309 give consumers fast web access at low cost.
To create this smarter Internet experience, Nokia released a new version of Nokia Xpress Browser, which enables up to 90% more efficient mobile browsing and faster access to rich web applications compared to conventional browsers, says the company.
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Announced today, Sept. 25, the new devices offer a fluid ‘swipe’ user interface and an open environment for third-party application development.
“Our innovative Asha Touch family of devices is designed for people who want a great smartphone experience with lower running costs,” said Timo Toikkanen, executive vice president, Mobile Phones, Nokia.
The phones also come with the free gift of 40 premium EA games, social features such as standalone Facebook and Twitter clients, the Nokia Messaging Service, and video streaming through the browser from sites like YouTube – stated to be a first within the Asha Touch range.
Nokia estimates the retail price for the Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309 to be about USD 99, excluding taxes and subsidies, with shipping expected to start in the fourth quarter 2012.