It looks like the Finnish mobile giant Nokia is packing its feature phone Asha family of devices from touch-and-type in to full packed touchscreen handset as the company has just unveiled 3 more offspring to its affordable line. Please welcome the Asha 305, 306, and 311, a trio of resistive touchscreen devices that won’t dig a deep hole through your pockets. These new Asha devices will be running a new modified S40 operating system called Asha Touch which is a new user interface developed by Nokia and sports an updated version of the Nokia Browser.
As for the specs, the Asha 305 and 306 shares a similar specs like a 2-megapixel camera, FM radio tuner, and music player. Unfortunately these two mobile handsets features a 3-inch resistive touchscreen display panels. Yeah, resistive touchscreen technology is so old school. But hey, the Asha 306 includes a Wi-Fi connectivity while the Asha 305 is a dual-SIM easy swap handset.
Meanwhile, the Nokia Asha 311 is the most advanced of these new Ashas devices. It boosts a 1GHz processing unit and sports a 3.2-megapixel primary shooter, Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity, and a 3-inch scratch resistant capacitive touchscreen display. These three Ashas comes with 40 pre-installed full version EA games, but the 311 includes a 15 preloaded levels of Angry Birds.
As for pricing and availability, the Asha 305 is will be coming first followed by the Asha 306 and the 311 in the next few months.The Asha 305 priced at $85 (about P3,600), while the Asha 306 costs $93 (about P4,000), and the Asha 311 will shell you out $121 that translates to Php5,000.