Nokia Asha 310 debuts with Dual SIM and Wi-Fi

Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:02am EST

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New Asha Touch smartphone helps consumers connect, discover and enjoy more online

Espoo, Finland - 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

- 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 messaging
- Use popular email services, including Yahoo!, Gmail and more

- 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
- More apps, like Foursquare from Nokia Store, which has over 125,000 content items for Series 40
devices including Asha smartphones

- 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 

*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 .

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