[MWC 2012] Today at its MWC press event, the company announced the launch of three new Asha phones. For those not in the know, Nokia’s Asha devices were introduced at Nokia World last year, as a budget-friendly alternative to smartphones. They are feature phones running on Nokia’s Series 40 operating system. Today, Nokia introduced the Asha 202, 203 and 302.
The Asha 202 and 203 will be the first Series 40 devices to offer EA games (not to mention, Nokia will be giving away a 75 Euro EA game pack with 40 games for free to customers of either new model. They both features a 2.4″ touchscreen and a traditional keypad, a 2-megapixel camera, music player, FM radio, Nokia Browser, Bluetooth connectivity and SD card slot (up to 32GB). The 202 will also feature Dual SIM Easy Swap technology for those of you who are always swapping SIM cards on the go. They will retail for about 60 Euro and will ship in Q2 2012.
The Nokia Asha 302 will be the first Series 40 phone to support Mail for Exchange. It also has a QWERTY keyboard for fast typing (no touchscreen though), a 1GHz processor, 3.5G data speeds, and will be available today for 95 Eruo. No word on whether these phones will be making it over to the US.RELATED