Friday, January 13, 2012

Nokia Launches the Asha 200 and Asha 300 in India

Facing competition from increasing number of mobile phone producers, Finnish-handset manufacturer Nokia today widened its portfolio with the launch of dual SIM phones Nokia Asha 200 and Asha 300.

The phones, Nokia Asha 200, Asha 300 and Nokia X2-02 are aimed at attracting younger generation, equipped with 1GHz processor, Nokia India Director-South Markets T S Sridhar said at the launch.

Nokia Asha 200 and Nokia X2-02 are priced Rs 4,349 and Rs 3,599 respectively. Thephones offer multiple SIM management that allow the user to personalise up to five SIM cards and easy swap option without having to turn off the phone orremove the battery.

Nokia 200 is the first QWERTY based dual SIM device and comes with a 2MP camera. All the phones are equipped with an in-built Nokia browser.

The Nokia 300 is a music phone, priced at Rs 7,409, comes with a 5MP camera andalso offers connectivity to social networking sites.

To a query on the reason for launching phones in the touch and QWERTY category, he said world over, such phones were becoming the most preferred handsets.