Nokia expanded its line of smartphones on Tuesday with the Asha
310, which comes with dual-SIM and wi-fi access.
Nokia said that the new Asha 310 will come with a full-touch 3-inch
display, a 2 megapixel camera and a MicroSD memory card slot for
more memory. Either a 2GB or 4GB card is included in the box.
phone allows users to switch between SIM cards and wi-fi to keep
down costs. The main SIM card sits behind the battery, with a slot
for a second SIM located on the side of the phone for easy access,
allowing users to switch the second card without having to switch
off the phone, according to Nokia. The SIM manager lets users
assign profiles for up to five SIM cards and define which card they
want to use for phone calls, text messages and Internet access, the
The Nokia Asha 310 will be available in Asia, India, the Middle
East, Africa and Brazil this quarter. It will cost around $102
without local taxes or any operator subsidies. The dual-SIM version
of the Optimus L7 II will go on sale in Russia this week, but no
pricing was announced.
The phone will be on display at Mobile World Congress, which starts
in Barcelona on Feb. 25.
- System: GSM/EDGE 900/1800
- Dimensions: 109.9 x 54 x 13mm
- Weight: 103.7g
- Display: 3-inch WQVGA, capacitive touch
- Memory: Up to 20MB internal free user memory. Up to 32GB MicroSD
- Connectivity: WiFi GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP support,
Micro USB 2.0 connector, 3.5 mm AV connector, USB and 2mm pin
- Battery: Up to 25 days standby; up to 17 hours talk-time