Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Nokia Asha 311


Nokia has announced Asha 311, their first full-touch Series 40 phone. It has 3.0-inch (240 x 320 pixels), capacitive touch screen Polarized display for better readability in sunlight, 1GHz processor and comes with 3G support. It has 3.2 MP camera and runs on S40 Asha OS with Swipe interface. It has pre-loaded Angry Birds game, Facebook and twitter social apps and also comes with 40 Free EA games such as Tetris, Bejeweled, Need for Speed The Run and Fifa 2012. It is 12.9 mm thick and weighs 95g. It has Music Player, FM Radio and Internet Radio, 256MB internal memory, 100MB free user memory and supports up to 32GB Micro SD memory card. The connectivity features include, 3G HSPA, WiFi  802.11b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR, Micro USB 2.0,  3.5 mm audio jack. It comes with 1110 mAh battery.


Nokia Asha 311 specifications

Pros

  • Global phone that can work on any GSM/UMTS network in the world
  • Small dimensions (4.17 x 2.05 x 0.51 inches)
  • Fast processor (1000 MHz)

Cons

  • Low pixel densitiy screen, below 180ppi (155 ppi)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 400 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (3.2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Low-resolution video capture

Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • OS:
    • Series 40 UI
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.17 x 2.05 x 0.51 (106 x 52 x 12.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.35 oz (95 g)
      the average is 4.2 oz (120 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.00 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 400 pixels
  • Pixel density:
    • 155 ppi
  • Colors:
    • 65 536
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 14.00 hours
      the average is 8 h (493 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 29.0 days (696 hours)
      the average is 21 days (496 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 6.00 hours
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 32.0 days (768 hours)
  • Capacity:
    • 1110 mAh

Hardware

  • Processor:
    • Single core, 1000 MHz
  • System memory:
    • 256 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 100 MB
  • Storage expansion:
    • Slot Type:
      • microSD, microSDHC
    • Maximum card size:
      • 32 GB

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
    • Aperture size:
      • F2.8
    • Features:
      • Exposure control, White balance, Digital zoom, Effects, Self-timer
  • Camcorder:
      • 320x240 (QVGA) (10 fps)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, Recording option

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Series 40 OSS Browser
    • Supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0, CSS
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Positioning:
    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Notes
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • USB charging
    • Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 06 Jun 2012
  • Scheduled release:
    • Q3 2012 (Official)

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-102, Nokia Compact Charger AC-11, 2GB MicroSD memory card, Compact Visual User Guide