Nokia 305 and 311 Budget Smart Feature Phones Launched in India, Worth Upgrade ?

by abhishek bhatnagar on August 9, 2012

Nokia today has launched two new phones under the Asha series – Nokia Asha 305 and Asha 311, both with touch screen to provide the true smartphone experience. Although Nokia Asha 311 has been launched at a price point of Rs. 7139 INR with capacitive touch screen display and Nokia Asha 305 has been launched at Rs. 5029 INR with resistive touch screen display.


Both of these new phones have the following specs and features.

Nokia Asha 311 and Asha 305 Hands On Video Review

What Does Nokia 305 Have ?

Nokia 305 has 2 MP camera, Music player, FM Radio, New Nokia Browser which compresses data upto 85% to provide faster browsing speed, Nokia Music which allows you to download latest Hollywood and Bollywood Songs for free and DRM free as well. It comes in Dark Grey, Red and will be soon available in mid blue and silver white as well by end of august 2012.

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What Does Nokia 311 Have ?

Nokia 311 on the other hand has a 1 GHz processor, 3.2 MP camera, , Music player, FM Radio, New Nokia Browser which compresses data upto 85% to provide faster browsing speed, Nokia Music as well with same access to around 45 Lakhs songs to download. It does come up with 15 free levels of angry bird game as well. It comes in Rose Red, Dark Grey and Sand White.

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Common Features In Nokia 311 and 305

Apart from the above highlighted features both of these phones runs the latest enhanced version on symbian series 40 Os which is now optimized to have much more than before like Nokia Music, Nokia Maps which you can use for offline Navigation in India after downloading, Nokia Maps for India comes pre downloaded comes on the 2 GB memory card which comes with the device, further for other cities you can download the maps through Nokia Suite by connecting the phone with computer using data cable.

Free Games In Nokia 305 and 311

Both of these devices do come up with EA Games application which allows you to download 40 games for free from EA website, these games are designed to run on these websites and you will need to download these games with in 60 days once you do the registration through the EA app.

Is It Worth Upgrading To Nokia 305 or 311? Our Conclusion

Yes, for Nokia loyal users who are using a feature phone for the last 2-3 years who would like to upgrade to a smart phone experience without spending much. These phones are specially good for those, who prefer a Nokia phone because of its great build quality and long lasting durability of usage. As it seems these phones are good features phones with sufficient smart apps to implement both social and music related smartphone experience, which you can expect in a smart phone in this price segment.

abhishek bhatnagar

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