The Nokia Asha 230 dual SIM phone is the latest entrant in the feature mobile segment in India and those interested can now purchase it for a price that stands under Rs 3,500. It is already available in shades like red, black and white, while the variant drenched in yellow is expected to arrive soon.
This candy bar phone has a full touch panel on the front and it offers a viewing real estate of 2.8 inches. Its LCD Transflective screen has a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and brings features like tactile feedback, Nokia Glance screen, brightness control and a couple of essential sensors amongst other things. The Nokia Asha 230 has a 1.3MP rear camera as well for photography enthusiasts, complete with the ability to record.
Packed within an exterior measuring 99.5 x 58.6 x 13.2 millimeters, it tips the scales at 89.3 grams. The handset is based on the Nokia Asha software platform and can even receive OTA firmware updates in the future. Also, its internal memory is expandable using a microSD card and potential buyers will find all the common features such as a calculator, a calendar, notes, an alarm clock and much more in the phone.
Moreover, the device is entertainment-ready and has even been pre-loaded with the Nokia Music app. It draws power from a 1020mAh battery which can cough up talk time of up to 11 hours and standby time of close to 33 days. You can enjoy music playback of about 42 hours and watch videos for approximately 8 hours on a single charge.
The Nokia Asha 230 feature phone is available now for Rs 3,449 through the Nokia eStore in India.
– 2.8-inch touchscreen
– 1.3MP camera
– Nokia Asha software platform
– Expandable memory
– 1020mAh battery
– Dimensions: 99.5 x 58.6 x 13.2 millimeters
– Weight: 89.3 grams