Expert Review of Nokia Asha 311 Grey
Nokia Asha 311 comes with the dimensions 106mm x 52mm x 12.9mm, 92 cubic centimeters and weighs 95 grams. The 3 inch TFT screen is protected by the corning gorilla glass technology. The device comes backed by lots of multimedia features like music player and a video player. The music player lets the user enjoy music of his or her choice while the video player lets the user watch the current popular videos that the entertainment world has to offer. Then there is the Wi-Fi feature that makes sure that the user gets to connect with the web and download videos, games, songs and images along with surfing the web or accessing various social networking sites including facebook and twitter. Powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1110 mAh, Nokia Asha 311 is available in the colours of Dark Grey, Rose Red, Blue, Brown, Sand White. Other data connectivity features offered by the device include the Bluetooth feature and the GPRS and EDGE technology. There is also the USB port that apart from allowing data exchange with computers and laptops, also lets the user charge the device by the same process. The microSD card slot makes the device flexible in terms of memory with the user getting to stretch the memory of the device up to 32 GB making sure that the user gets to keep a huge amount of data including music files, games, images and videos without worrying about the memory space running out. There is a 3.15 megapixel camera that makes sure that the user gets to click picture with ease and clarity. There is no secondary camera but there is a provision of VGA camera. Other features offered by the device include SMS, MMS, Email, IM facilities, access to loads of downloadable games, an organizer, a predictive text input and voice memo. The device comes powered by the 1 Ghz processor, and has the access to the 2G and 3G technology. The device also works with the WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML browser.
User Interface and UI functionality
Nokia Asha 311 comes with a 3 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen that works at a resolution of 240 by 300 pixels along with 56k colours. The screen also works at a pixel density of 155 ppi. The screen is protected by the corning gorilla class.
Nokia Asha 311 comes loaded with a music player that makes sure that the user gets to listen to all his or her favourite music al tracks that can be heard by the user through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5 mm jack. There is also the facility of a video player that makes sure that the user gets to watch all his or her favourite videos that are compatible with the formats MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV. The music player is supported by the formats MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC. The Stereo FM radio with RDS allows the user to access all the popular radio stations with ease and comfort.
Pictures and Video quality
Nokia Asha 311 comes powered with a 3.15 megapixel camera that makes sure that the user gets to click pictures with ease and clarity at a resolution of 2048 by 1536 pixels. There is no secondary camera but the user does gets to shoot videos with VGA quality.
Nokia Asha 311 comes with the facility of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n that makes sure that the user gets to connect with the web wirelessly with ease and comfort and download videos, songs, games and pictures at their leisure. The user can also download games of his or her choice.
Internal and External Memory
Nokia Asha 311 comes backed by a 140 MB internal memory which is modest but the user can further expand the memory of the device up to 32 GB with the help of a microSD card slot that makes sure that the user gets to store loads of data including music files, games, images and videos without worrying about the memory space running out. There is also the 256 MB ROM and 128 MB RAM that makes sure that the user gets to access all the resources of the system at a faster pace.
Applications and Gaming
Nokia Asha 311 comes loaded with lots of games and application that makes sure that the user stays entertained and engaged.
Nokia Asha 311 comes powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1100 mAh that makes sure that the user gets to operate on the device for longer hours without his or her work being cut short. The user gets a talk time of Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 6 h (3G) along with a standby time of Up to 696 h (2G) / Up to 768 h (3G). The user can also listen to back to back music for up to 40 hours.
Nokia Asha 311 comes with loads of data connectivity features including the Bluetooth facility that makes sure that the user gets to connect with other devices wirelessly and transfer data to that device or receive data from it. The data exchanged may include music files, games, images and videos. There is also the GPRS and EDGE facility where the GPRS feature allows the user to keep track of the desired location without getting lost. The Wi-Fi feature lets the user access the web and surf loads of data or even download them. The USB port lets the user connect the device with his or her personal computer and exchange data with it.
Nokia Asha 311 when compared to Samsung Galaxy Y has a similar screen size but the former has a more powerful camera with 3.2 megapixel while the latter has 2 megapixel camera. But Samsung Galaxy Y has a better battery strength with 1200 mAh as compared to Nokia Asha 311’s 1110 mAh.