Wifi-enabled full QWERTY handset Nokia Asha 302 has just been announced in far-flung Barcelona but believe it or not, we already have the official suggested retail price of the phone in the Philippines! In fact, it's now available at all Nokia Stores across the archipelago! So don't forget to check it out.
Nokia Asha 302 is the first Series 40 phone to support Mail for Exchange, giving consumers access to their emails, calendar and contacts via an exchange server. That and a stylish and easy to use QWERTY keyboard make Nokia Asha 302 an ideal handset for young entrepreneurs and even experienced professionals who seeking a beautifully crafted phone.
On top of that, Nokia Asha 302 connects to popular social networks like Facebook and Twitter and enables chatting through various IM services like WhatsApp. This 'Smartphone Lite' is powered by a 1-GHz processor and supports 3.5G data speeds as well as Bluetooth and Wifi connectivity.
As I mentioned, Nokia Asha 302 is now out in the Philippines via authorized retail outlets. The phone which comes in White, Plum Red, Golden Light, Dark Grey, and Mid Blue has an official SRP of just Php 5,290. Not bad, eh?
To wrap this up, let me say that looking at its full specs sheet, I'm inclined to believe that Nokia Asha 302 the true follow-up to the 2010 best-seller Nokia C3. I mean, check out the table:
|Name||Nokia Asha 302|
|Type||Candybar with Full QWERTY Thumb-type Keypad|
|Price Category||Entry Level|
|Dimensions||115.2 x 58.9 x 13.5 mm, 77 cc|
|Available Colors||White, Golden Light, Dark Grey, Mid Blue, Plum Red|
|Operating System||Series S40|
|Display||2.4 inches (~167 ppi pixel density), 240 x 320 pixels, TFT touchscreen, 256K colors|
|RAM/ROM||128 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM|
|Camera||3.15 MegaPixels, 2048x1536 pixels, fixed focus, no flash|
|Video Capture||VGA 15 frames per second|
|Audio and Video Playback||MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV/MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC player|
|Ports||microUSB v2.0, USB on-the-go support, 3.5 mm audio jack|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR, 3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps|
|Network||2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100|
|Internal Storage||100MB storage, expandable via microSD, supports up to 32GB|
|Battery||Li-Ion 1320 mAh (BL-5J)|
|Uptime||Stand-by of up to 707 hours on 2G and up to 830 hours on 3G, Talk time of up to 9 hours on 2G and up to 5 hours 50 minutes on 3G, Music play up to 50 hours|
|Value-Added Features||Wifi and 3G connectivity support, Microsoft Mail Exchange|
|Announcement||Globally: February 2012|
|Price||Official SRP: Php 5,290|