Nokia Asha 311:A True Value for Money Smartphone
Are you in the market with a budget of 7000 rupees and looking to get the best bang for your buck.Until now one did not had much choice in the market other than the ever-growing android based smartphones and the older Nokia phones were not able to satisfy the needs of the gen Y customers with their older offerings but now things are getting more fierce in the sub 7k range with the launch of Nokia Asha 311,a smartphone launched by Nokia specially for the youngsters after in-depth research of the market.What you get is a funky and cool looking smartphone phones with features which can easily rival phones in sub 10k range and to some extent phones in sub 15k range too.
Nokia Asha 311 has been launched specially keeping the younger generation in mind.It has got all the features which any youngster would carve for but would not get until now due to their budget constraints.The phone runs on a modified version of Symbian Series 40 and has got the Asha UI which looks fresh and intuitive.
Any youngster who wants to own a smartphone would wants these features in their smartphone:
- A big screen
- Good music experience
- Good Performance
- Gaming Capabilities
- Easy Access to Social Media
- A decent camera
- Internet Access
- Cool looking phone
Nokia Asha 311 can easily satisfy all the above features wished by any youngster and still be well within their budget.
It has got a 3 inch LCD capacitive screen with corning gorilla glass(a first in this price range) which makes your screen scratch resistant.Powering the phone is a 1GHZ processor along with 128MB of memory which makes the phone fluid in most of the tasks it carries out.It supports upto 32GB of expandable memory apart from the 140MB internal storage.
On the connectivity front,the phone supports 3G networks,it has got Bluetooth as well as Wi-Fi connectivity.
It has got couple of sensors like Accelerometer which rotates the display,Proximity sensor to automatically disable the screen which on call to prevent accidental inputs and ambient light sensor which automatically adjusts brightness helping in extending battery life.
It is a socially friendly phone ie it provides easy access to popular social media sites easily.It has got Facebook,Twitter and Watsapp apps preinstalled in the phone.
Nokia has partnered with EA games and every owner of this phone gets free access to 40 popular games from EA which comes to over Rs.2,700/- .
Till now we have covered all the points from the most-wanted features list that any youngster would want in his/her smartphone except one,cheap internet access.Can Nokia Asha 311 also fulfill this need too?
The answer is Yes and Nokia does this with their Nokia 2.0 Browser.It helps the users in saving over 40% of their data usage by making use of compression techniques.When a user requests for a webpage,it is send to a Nokia Proxy Server which fetches the webpage for the user then it compresses it and sends the compressed version to the user thereby saving data.
The phone can be brought across major phone stores both online as well as offline for a price of Rs.6,500/- to Rs.6,700/-