The new additions to the Nokia Asha range of phones are Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309. The dual SIM Nokia Asha 308 and single SIM Nokia Asha 309 are designed to allow consumers fast web access .
The Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309 are 2G-enabled devices featuring a 3.0’’ WQVGA capacitive display, multiple home screens, stereo radio, loud speakers and up to 32GB microSD card support. The Nokia Asha 309 is the single SIM variant with WiFi, while the Nokia Asha 308 is a dual SIM device with Easy Swap. Easy Swap enables people to switch between multiple SIM cards quickly and easily to get the best local tariffs without having to remove the battery or turn off the phone.
The phones also come with 40 premium EA games, social features such as standalone Facebook and Twitter clients, the Nokia Messaging Service, and video streaming through the browser from sites like YouTube.
Nokia estimates the retail price for the Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309 to be about USD 99 (Around Ksh.8000), excluding taxes and subsidies, with shipping expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2012.