Nokia announces two new member to it’s large, very popular low end series, Asha. Nokia Asha 308 and 309 are the new two devices. Asha series, mainly for offering smartphone like features at affordable prices, is getting popular as a low end market.
Nokia Asha 308 & 309 has swipe inspired UI with capacitive touch offering you best touch experience in the class. The main purpose of Asha phones is to allow all people to connect to the internet and so Asha 308 and 309 comes with Nokia’s Xpress browser which is powered by cloud compression. Nokia claims this technology consumes 90% less data. You can also stream YouTube videos in phone’s video player. Also, Facebook, Twitter etc Social apps come pre-loaded.
Nokia Asha 308 is dual SIM while Nokia Asha 309 is single SIM but comes with Wi-Fi so that you can connect to faster, cheaper internet connections.
Just like other Asha phones, 40 premium EA games can be downloaded for free. The Asha 308 and Asha 309 (which supports Wi-Fi positioning) have Nokia Maps 2.0.