Nokia Asha S40 devices launched in SA

Nokia launched its new range of S40 smartphones in SA

By - April 12, 2012
Nokia Asha range

Finnish phone maker Nokia launched its new range of S40 devices, Nokia Asha, in South Africa at an event in Johannesburg tonight (12 April 2012).

Nokia first unveiled the devices at Nokia World 2011 in October last year. The series includes:

  • Asha 303: Features a 1GHz processor; 2.6 inch capacitive touch screen; QWERTY keypad; 3G and WLAN support – at a price point of €115.
  • Asha 300: Features the Nokia cloud browser that enables up to 90 percent compression on web-page browsing; a 1GHz processor; 3G support; a 5 megapixel camera; FM radio; and SD card support of up to 32GB. The device will retail for around €85.
  • Asha 200: The Asha 200 is a dual SIM phone with easy swap support which allows the second SIM card to be swapped without turning off the device. Also present is 32GB SD card support, and a claimed 52-hour battery life. The device will retail for €60.
  • Asha 201: The Asha 201 is the single SIM version of the Asha 200, and will also retail for €60.
Nokia Asha 303

The Nokia Asha 303 smartphone

Nokia launched the Asha 303, Asha 302, and Asha 201 in South Africa with the following recommended retail prices:

  • Nokia Asha 201: ZAR 999
  • Nokia Asha 302: ZAR 1399
  • Nokia Asha 303: ZAR 1799

Virgin Mobile already has deals listed for the Asha 303 in its online store. It’s available in the Classic 199 contract for R199/month and the Classic 100 contract for R122/month. Both are two year contracts.

Virgin Mobile Asha deals - April 2012

Virgin Mobile Asha deals - April 2012

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