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Nokia Asha 305 and Nokia Asha 306 Now Available in the Philippines

Nokia Asha 305 and Nokia Asha 306 Now Available in the Philippines

| On 06, Aug 2012

We’ve recently introduced you to the new Nokia Asha line of devices a couple of months back and by now they are finally now out in the Philippines. The most affordable touch handset in the group, Nokia Asha 305, now conquers the Philippines together with its bigger brother, Nokia Asha 306. Let’s have some refresh of what do they have to offer.

Nokia Asha 306 Philippines

Nokia Asha 305 features a 3.0-inch resistive touchscreen, a 1GHz processor, a very small 32MB RAM, and a 2MP camera. Although the RAM is small, it is just right for its proprietary OS as it is not heavy. Other features include a 2MP fixed camera, and 10MB of internal memory. Here’s the official promotional video of Nokia Asha 305 from Nokia.

Nokia Asha 305 Philippines

Nokia Asha 306 doesn’t have to much of an edge against the Asha 305 as it is powered with the same screen size of 3.0-inches with a resolution of 240×400, the same processor, the same RAM and the same built-in memory. However, given Asha 306’s higher price tag, you would expect a little extra won’t you? Well, don’t be sad because there is one major reason why you would prefer the Nokia Asha 306 – it is equipped with Wi-Fi capability. Unfortunately, they both don’t have 3G connectivity but at their price you can’t complain that much. Here’s the official video ad for Nokia Asha 306 by Nokia.

Nokia Asha 306 Philippines

Both Nokia Asha 305 and Nokia Asha 306 will be given a set of EA (Electronic Arts) games for avid gamers to play with. These two come with 40 of the best games currently available like The Sims, Bejeweled, and Need for Speed among others. Also, social networking and web browsing is present with the help of pre-installed Facebook and Twitter apps, and Nokia’s Browser 2.0 which promises to reduce data usage by up to a whopping 90%! Oh, I almost forgot to tell you that just like Nokia Asha 200 and Nokia Asha 202, these two will also sport the Easy SWAP technology by Nokia.

Nokia Asha 305 and Nokia Asha 306 Specifications

  • 3.0-inch WQVGA resistive touch screen
  • New S40 Touch Optimized UI
  • 1GHz processor
  • 32MB RAM
  • 10MB internal memory (expandable up to 32GB via microSD)
  • 2 MP camera
  • Wi-Fi – Nokia Asha 306 only
  • GPRS/EDGE connectivity
  • Bluetooth v2.1
  • Music player and FM radio
  • Plug and Play, easy PC connection and file transfer
  • Nokia Maps and Nokia Life (in selected markets)
  • Li-Ion 1100mAh battery
  • Colours: Silver White, Red, Mid Blue and Dark Grey (varies by market)

The Nokia Asha 305 is priced at Php 3,890 in the Philippines while the Nokia Asha 306 is more expensive with a price at Php4,250. Both Ashas are now available in the official stores and retailers in the Philippines.

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    im thinking on buying the nokia asha-306 but im having 2nd thoughts , i was an avid nokia user pero dati un and now im on a very strict budget but i want to have a phone which is also sunod sa uso hehe im thinking wha’ts best myphone android ? samsung galaxy Y ( na i know its a bit expensive ) and again this one nokia asha has very sexy style kasi eh and i like it and they have like the same price as the myphone ? okay pa ba ang quality ng nokia ngaun? sbi2 kasi d nadaw maganda or kasi most na mga samsung users na ang mga tao ngaun ? HELP! just want 2 clarify also … meron bang wifi ang asha-306 ? ma.downloadan ba ng songs and games ? (i think soo .. just want to make sure) and mostly maka.upload ba ng pictures from phone directly sa FB like sa samsung .. please reply .. thanks !

    • http://www.noypigeeks.com/ NoypiGeeks

      Yes, all of those tasks can be done by Nokia Asha 306. I think it is not that bad but the reason why people are telling you this is that they are now more inclined to Android which offers a wide array of features. Either way, you can compare them yourself before buying so you can get the feel of it. Good luck!

      As of now, the price is updated.

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    and by the way sa ngaung updated price ng asha-306 mga magkanu kaya to ?