Nokia Asha 305, Nokia Asha 306, and Nokia Asha 311 Revealed! Touch Based Asha Series!

Although Nokia‘s main focus these days were dedicated to the Windows Phone smartphones, they still gave time to the budget conscious market by introducing three new additions to the Nokia Asha family. Through the success of the first batch, they came up with – Nokia Asha 305, Nokia 306, and Nokia 311. All three handsets will be touch phones unlike their predecessors which used the physical QWERTY keyboard.

Nokia-Asha-305-306-311 Philippines

Nokia Asha 305 Philippines

The Nokia 305 and 306’s specifications and features are somewhat identical to each other. They both boast a 3-inch WQVGA Touch Screen Display, GPRS/EDGE mobile data connectivity, and a 2 megapixel rear camera. The only difference among the two is that Nokia Asha 306 will be having Wi-Fi connectivity and the Nokia Asha 305 will carry on the EASY Swap Dual SIM technology (similar to the Nokia Asha 200) which enables the user to easily swap two SIM cards in just a few clicks.

Nokia Asha 311 Philippines

As the name suggest, the Nokia Asha 311 will be the superior among the three devices. It will flaunt a 3-inch scratch resistant capacitive glass screen display, a 1GHz processor, 3.5G connectivity, and a 3.2 megapixel camera.

They will all ship with 15 levels of the Angry Birds game pre-loaded in. Additionally, all three phones will be getting the privilege to download 40 EA games for users to enjoy. Isn’t that sweet?

Let me present you the Nokia Asha 305 and Nokia Asha 306 specifications courtesy of Nokia Conversations Blog:

  • 3.0-inch WQVGA resistive touch screen
  • 2 MP camera
  • Music player and FM radio
  • Built-in speaker
  • Plug and Play, easy PC connection and file transfer
  • GPRS/EDGE connectivity
  • Nokia Maps and Nokia Life (in selected markets)
  • Colours: Silver White, Red, Mid Blue and Dark Grey (varies by market)


Nokia Asha 311 specifications:

  • 3.0” scratch resistant, capacitive glass screen
  • Polarised display filters for better usability in direct sunlight
  • WLAN
  • 3.2 MP camera
  • 1GHz processor
  • Music Player, FM Radio and Internet Radio
  • Plug and Play, easy PC connection and file transfer
  • HSPA connectivity
  • Nokia Maps and Nokia Life (in selected markets)
  • Colours: Dark Grey, Rose Red, Blue, Brown and Sand White (colours will vary by market)

Here’s their prices and approximate conversion in Philippine peso:

  • Nokia Asha 305 – $85 / Php3,825
  • Nokia Asha 306 – $93 / Php4,185
  • Nokia Asha 311 – $121 / Php5,444

The Nokia Asha 305 will arrive earlier than the other two at second quarter of 2012 while the Nokia Asha 306 and Nokia Asha 311 will be available by the third quarter of 2012.

[important]UPDATE as of August 2012: The Nokia Asha 311, 305 and 306 are now available in the Philippines. Click here for more details.[/important]

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