Mobile phone maker Nokia expanded its line of low-end smartphones on Tuesday with the Asha 310, which comes with dual-SIM and Wi-Fi access, aiming to bolster its market share in developing markets.
Nokia has been losing market share to Samsung and Apple in the high-end smartphone market and is also struggling at the low end against growing competition from Chinese manufacturers.
The Finnish company said that the new Asha 310 will come with a full-touch 3-inch display and 2 megapixel camera. The phone allows users to switch between SIM cards and wi-fi to keep down costs.
Nokia plans for the phone to be in stores in Asia, India Middle East, Africa and Brazil this quarter at a price of $102 which should come to Rs 5500.
Tech specifications of the phone are:
• It supports GSM/EDGE for 2G connectivity and Wi-Fi as well.
• It has a 3-inch WQVGA, capacitive touch screen.
• It has 20MB internal free user memory. The memory can be expanded to maximum 32GB via MicroSD.
• It supports Bluetooth 3.0, has micro USB 2.0 connector, 3.5 mm AV connector, USB and 2mm pin charging.
• The battery has 25 days standby and up to 17 hours talk-time.
• It has a 2-megapixel camera.
With inputs Reuters
Apr 24, 2014