Nokia Asha 309 is a basic model of smartphones designed and manufactured by one of the famous brands, Nokia. It was released in December 2012. This phone has a single SIM and offers a full Multitouch 3.0 inch screen with a resolution of 240×400 pixels scratch proof capacitive Touch Screen display offering you a pleasing viewing experience. It offers a customizable home screen and a touch screen interface for smoother and more comfortable smartphoneoperating system.
Nokia Asha 309 offers all the smartphone features and pre-loaded with social apps like twitter integration, facebook, Nokia Messaging Service and video streaming from websites like youtube. It also offers 40 free EA games such as Need for Speed The Run, Fifa 2012, Tetris, Bejeweled,etc. You can download more games easily by using Nokia's new Xpress browser as it reduces the data consumption by 90% and supports all the web applications, the unique feature first embedded in the Asha Touch range.
Nokia Asha 309 has a connectivity features like an inbuilt Wi-Fi for connecting wirelessly at an easier and faster pace wherever wireless network is available. It has been pre-loaded with e-mail solutions like Hotmail, Yahoo!, Nokia Mail and Gmail. This phone supports instant messaging services like Nokia Chat and Windows Live Messenger, GTalk, MySpace and Facebook Chat. It has GPS and Nokia Maps to give you directions. Users can download their favourite music in different formats because this phone supports multiple audio formats. It also has an FM radio feature and a recording facility to record your favorite songs that are played through FM recording feature.
Let's see in detail about its specs.
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Nokia Asha 309 has 800MHz processor.
Internal Memory…20 MB Memory, Mass memory(ROM) 128 MB
It has been provided with sensors like accelerometer for positioning the view of the screen as desired by the users and also helpful for the apps development team for games and programs configuration. It also has GPS which helps in knowing the location of the device.
Nokia Asha 309 has a candy bar shape with a glossy finishing. It has a sleek design that makes it comfortable to carry. The dimensions of this smartphone are height - 109.9mm, width is 54mm,thickness is 13.2mm, volume is 67 cm³ and weighs about 102 g. The dimensions make it light and slim and easy to carry in your pocket.
Nokia Asha 309 offers a full Multitouch 3.0 inch 240×400 pixels resolution and a scratch proof capacitive Touch Screen display. It has an additional display support, Multi Touch, Proximity Sensor and Scratch Proof Glass. It offers display features like Orientation sensor, Tactile feedback, Light time-out and LCD Transmissive, 65536 display colors, Portrait display orientation. It offers touch user input method and operating keys include send, power, combined end and lock keys.
Nokia Asha 309 has been configured with a 2 MP camera with a few supporting features like Fixed focus, Still image editor, Full screen view finder, Center weighted auto exposure, Self timer, 4x Digital Zoom, Exposure compensation, Auto and manual white balance and Landscape orientation. It offers 3.6 mm focal length and supports JPEG and Exif image formats. It's not a flash type camera. It offers a video camera resolution of 176 x 144 pixels, video frame rate is 10 fps, Video playback frame rate is 15 fps and video white balance modes like Lightbulb, Automatic, Daylight and Fluorescent. It offers video camera features like Video Recorder and Video Streaming, video zoom, etc.
This device supports the networks like GPRS (2G), EDGE/EGPRS (2G), GSM (2G) at a Frequency bands of GSM 900, GSM 1800 and upload and download speed up to GPRS MSC 12 - 85.6 KBit/s and EGPRS MSC 12 - 236.8 kbit/s KBit/s respectively.
Nokia Asha 309 smartphone gives an exciting and delightful multimedia experience. It has been configured with 3.5 mm headphones. The sound quality of the headphones is amazing. The Headphones perform very efficiently and produce a very loud and a thundering sound. It supports audio and video formats like MP3, G.729, LPCM, AMR-NB, MIDI, WMA 10 Pro, GSM FR, WMA 9, a-law, NRT, G.711, SP-MIDI, Mobile XMF, AAC LTP, WMA 10, AAC LC, mu-law, AAC+/HEAAC, eAAC+/HEAACv2 and MF, ASF, WAV, MXMF, MP4, AAC, AMR, MP3, AWB, M4V, M4A, AVI, NRT, WMA, 3GP, 3G2, MIDI, WMV respectively. It supports radio formats like Stereo FM radio, Radio recording and an FM Radio.
Connectivity and Features
Nokia Asha 309 has connectivity features like EDGE, GPRS and Wi-Fi for connecting to the internet. File transfer with other devices can be done through Bluetooth and micro USB port in this phone. The phone has been loaded with entertainment features like video player, music player and FM radio and pre-loaded with social and communication applications too. It supports Micro-USB for software updates, Micro-USB charging connector, Micro-USB-B, 3.5 mm Nokia AV Connector, 2.0 mm Charging Connector, Micro-USB Data Connector and Micro-USB 2.0. It supports WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 3.0 wireless connectivity features and Wi-Fi security modes like WPA2-Personal, WPA, WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WEP and WPA-Personal.
Softwares and Applications
The Nokia Asha 309 hosts a set of preloaded apps like Nokia Xpress browser and a variety of other applications and softwares like JAVA: MIDP 2.1 support. Common smartphone apps like Phonebook, Dictionary, Recorder, Calculator, Fixed dialling number, Alarm clock, Digital clock, Calendar, Reminders, To-do list, Alarm clock with ring tones, game features like Java games, Accelerometer and Touch UI. It supports graphics formats like EXIF, JPEG, GIF89a, DCF, GIF87a, BMP, WBMP and PNG.
The battery of the Nokia Asha 309 is powerful and effective. It has a capacity of 1110 mAh (BL-4U). It promises up to 1008 Hrs (2G) of standby time without using with a talking time of 17.0 hours (2G).
Price and Availability
The price of this Nokia Asha 309 is just Rs 4,203/- which can be ordered online from Nokia online shops or from local Nokia showrooms. This is also available to purchase from online shops like flipkart.com, amazon.com, etc.
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories
So, these were the features, reviews, speculations, price and availability of Nokia Asha 309 released recently by Nokia. Hope this would help buyers before purchasing it.
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