nokia_asha_230_officialAfter quietly launching the Nokia 220 Dual SIM budget phone in India, the company has now unveiled the Asha 230 Dual SIM at Rs. 3,449.

The Nokia Asha 230 Dual SIM is now available via the Nokia Store at Rs. 3,449. Notably, the Nokia Asha 230 was announced in two variants: single SIM and dual-SIM. The Finnish handset maker has not listed the single-SIM variant on its India site.

Nokia has been touting the Asha 230 Dual SIM to be the most affordable Asha touch device in company’s line-up. It’s worth pointing out that Nokia had listed the Asha 230 Dual SIM on its India official site in February, without revealing the price.

The Nokia Asha 230 was globally launched alongside Nokia 220 at MWC 2014.

The new Asha phone runs Nokia Asha software platform and supports firmware over-the-air (FOTA) update. It features the Fastlane UI, which shows notifications on to the home screen of the device. The phone comes preloaded with apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, LINE and WeChat.

The Nokia Asha 230 features a 2.8-inch QVGA (240×320 pixels) display and supports up to 32GB microSD card. It sports a 1.3-megapixel rear camera.

The Asha 230 Dual SIM packs a 1020mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 12 hours of talktime and up to 21 days of standby time.

Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Micro-USB and GPRS. The Asha 230 does not support 3G connectivity. It measures 99.5×58.6×13.2mm and weighs 89 grams. The Asha 230 Dual SIM comes in six colour options: Bright Red, Bright Green, Black, Cyan, White, and Yellow.

Earlier this month, the Nokia 220 Dual SIM was officially available via the Nokia Store at Rs. 2,749.


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