Finnish handset maker Nokia has introduced yet another budget Asha phone in India, dubbed Asha 230 dual SIM, at ₹3,449.
The Nokia Asha 230, the handset which was first announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 along with Nokia 220, is now available for purchase in the country at the official website of Nokia. The phone is offered in six colour options: bright red, bright green, black, cyan, white and yellow.
Measuring 99.5x58.6x13.2mm, the Nokia Asha 230 sports a 2.8-inch QVGA (240x320 pixels) display and runs on Asha software platform. It features Fastlane and comes preloaded with apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, LINE and WeChat.
The phone has a 1.3-megapixel rear camera and supports 32GB microSD card. On the connectivity front, the handset supports GPRS, micro USB and Bluetooth and comes loaded with a 1020 mAh battery, which claims to deliver up to 12 hours of talktime and up to 21 days of standby time.
Earlier in February, the company had launched Nokia 220 dual SIM in the country. It features a 2.4-inch QVGA LCD display and comes with a 2 megapixel rear camera. It supports expandable storage up to 32GB and packs a 1100 mAh battery, which according to the company delivers up to 15 hours of talktime and up to 24 days of standby time. The Nokia 220 comes in black, cyan, red, white and yellow.
Recently, Nokia's first Android smartphone, Nokia X, reached Indian markets at ₹8,599. Nokia X sports a 4.0-inch WVGA (800x480p) IPS LCD screen with pixel density of 233 ppi (pixels per inch) and is powered by 1GHz Snapdragon S4 dual-core CPU, coupled with 512 MB RAM. It comes with X Software v1.0 OS and packs 4GB inbuilt memory, which is expandable up to 32GB. On the camera front, Nokia X smartphone houses a 3.0-megapixel main camera without flash and comes loaded with a 1500 mAh battery.