Nokia Asha 310 debuts with Dual SIM and Wi-Fi

Nokia Asha 310 debuts with Dual SIM and Wi-Fi 
ESPOO, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 --  New Asha Touch
smartphone helps consumers connect, discover and enjoy more online 
Nokia today announced the Nokia Asha 310, a new Dual SIM smartphone
with Wi-Fi support to help people get more out of the Internet,
for
less. The powerful combination of Dual SIM plus Wi-Fi in the same
device, a first for Nokia smartphones, gives consumers the best of
both worlds by offering
the flexibility to enjoy more mobile
experiences while managing their costs. The Nokia Asha 310 also comes
packed with great apps and games that are the hallmark
of the Nokia
Asha range. 
Swap SIM cards to suit your lifestyle 
With Nokia's built-in Easy Swap Dual SIM technology, consumers can
use the external slot on the Nokia Asha 310 to insert a secondary SIM
card, while keeping their principal SIM card in place behind the
battery. The Nokia Asha
310 puts the user in control, with the
ability to shift between SIM cards for
personal or work use without
turning off the phone. They can also swap SIM cards
while on-the-go,
to get the best available tariffs when commuting. Nokia Easy
Swap
Dual SIM makes it possible to assign and store unique profiles for up
to
five SIM cards. Users can designate SIM cards for text, voice and
data and switch between them at their convenience. 
Freedom to do more online with Wi-Fi 
The addition of Wi-Fi in the Nokia Asha 310 gives users a fast and
easy way to
enjoy more online, including streaming videos from
YouTube or downloading the
40 free EA Games from Nokia Store. The
ability to connect to free Wi-Fi hotspots
whether at home or on the
go means users aren't constrained by their data plan. 
The Nokia Asha 310 comes pre-loaded with Nokia Xpress Browser, which
delivers a fast and fluid browsing experience and support for
thousands of web apps. Nokia
Xpress Browser compresses Internet data
by up to 90%, saving consumers money. 
The new Nokia Asha 310 with Wi-Fi allows users to experience a wide
range of
mobile Internet experiences right out-of-the box or within
easy reach by visiting Nokia Store: 
Socialise 
- Connect to social networks through the pre-loaded Facebook and
Twitter apps 
- Chat 24/7 with friends online and get push notifications using
eBuddy instant
Messagin
g 
- Use popular email services, including Yahoo!, Gmail and more 
Discover 
- A rich and reliable mapping experience with the pre-loaded Nokia
Maps, which
works both online and offline 
- More places of interest using the Nokia Nearby web app, then share
your plans
with friends on Facebook 
- More apps, like Foursquare from Nokia Store, which has over 125,000
content
items for Series 40 devices including Asha smartphones 
Enjoy 
- The freedom to stream great video content on YouTube 
- A gift of 40 free EA games that are available to download
individually from
Nokia Store 
- Adventure, sporting and lifestyle content from the
exclusive-to-Nokia World of RedBull app, also available from Nokia
Store 
"The Nokia Asha 310 further strengthens Nokia's portfolio of Asha
devices. Nokia's Asha range now comprises 15 models which succeed in
bringing smartphone
features like Wi-Fi, video streaming, social, fast
mobile browsing, apps and
games at competitive price points," said
Neil Shah, senior analyst, Strategy
Analytics. 
"The Nokia Asha 310 is the first-ever Nokia smartphone to offer both
Easy Swap
Dual SIM and Wi-Fi in the same device. It gives consumers
the best of both worlds, allowing them to separate work and play, or
speak with friends on other
mobile networks more affordably," said
Timo Toikkanen, executive vice president,
Mobile Phones, Nokia. "The
addition of Wi-Fi support gives users the freedom to enjoy much more
of the Internet compared to competitive devices at this price
point." 
The newest addition to the Asha Touch family of smartphones, the
Nokia Asha 310
features a 3" scratch-proof, capacitive touchscreen
that complements the sophisticated design. It features a 2 megapixel
camera and comes with a 4GB*
memory card included, with support for a
further 32GB of external memory. 
The Nokia Asha 310 will be available to purchase in Asia, India, the
Middle East, Africa and Brazil starting Q1 2013. Suggested pricing is
102 USD before
taxes and subsidies. Available colors include black,
white and golden light. 
Device images are available at Nokia.com/press. 
*In Brazil, The Nokia Asha 310 will have a 2GB memory card included 
About Nokia 
Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have
become an integral part of the lives of people around the world.
Every day, more than 1.3
billion people use their Nokia to capture
and share experiences, access information, find their way or simply
to speak to one another. Nokia's technological and design innovations
have made its brand one of the most recognized in the world. For more
information, visit http://www.nokia.com/about-nokia. 
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