The two handsets resemble the previously announced Asha 306 and 305, both design-wise, and specs-wise. However, their touchscreen displays (3 inch, QVGA) are capacitive, not resistive (like on the older models), so they should offer a nicer touch experience.
The 309 and 308 feature Nokia Xpress Browser (enabling “up to 90% more efficient mobile browsing and faster access to rich web applications compared to conventional browsers”), 40 free EA games, Nokia Maps 2.0, 2MP camera, and MicroSD card support.
The difference between the two handsets is that the 309 has Wi-Fi, while the 308 supports two SIM cards (while lacking Wi-Fi).
The Asha 309 and Asha 308 will be available starting the fourth quarter of the year. They will cost around $99 before taxes and subsidies, becoming Nokia’s most affordable capacitive phones to date. You can see both devices in the promo videos embedded below:
Via Press release
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