A customer looks at Nokia phones at a showroom run by Softlogic in Colombo
A customer looks at Nokia phones at a showroom run by Sri Lankan conglomerate Softlogic in ColomboREUTERS

Almost four months after its global unveiling, the Nokia 301 smartphone has finally set its foot into the Indian market.

Finnish handset maker had launched Nokia 301 along with another affordable phone, Nokia 105, at the Mobile World Congress in February. Nokia 105 had already made its India debut a couple of months ago with a price tag of ₹1,099, and now Nokia 301 has finally reached the country shores.

The new phone is now available at online stores - Flipkart, Snapdeal, India Times Shopping, with varying prices hovering around ₹5,140.  

Nokia 301 sports a 2.4-inch QVGA LCD Transmissive screen with 320x240p resolution and it is powered by a 1200 mAh battery which can give back up to 20 hours of 2G talk time and six hours on 3G.

The budget Nokia phone ships with a 3.2-megapixel camera with 3X digital zoom. The camera also features Panorama mode and Sequential Shot options. Another interesting thing about the phone is that it comes with built-in voice guides that direct the user to come within the camera's frame for a self-portrait.    

The striking feature of Nokia 301 is that it comes with 3G connectivity. Users can stream videos from YouTube as well as chat on Facebook via the pre-installed Nokia Xpress Browser.

Key specifications of Nokia 301:

Model Nokia 301
Display 2.4-inch QVGA LCD Transmissive screen with320x240p resolution
interface Nokia OS series 40
Storage capacity 64 MB, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
Camera 3.2-megapixel main camera with 20148x1536p imageResolution, 3X digital zoom and comes with options like Panorama mode and innovative Sequential Shot feature.

(No secondary camera)

Battery 1200 mAh (BL-4U model)
Network 2G & 3G
Add-ons Bluetooth v3.0, EDGE, GPRS,USB connectivity, FM with recording options and comes pre-installed with Nokia Xpress Browser
Dimensions 114.0 x50.0 x 12.5 mm
Weight 102 g
Price ₹5149/-(in Flipkart)