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.
Nokia Asha 311 Grey Description
Nokia Asha 311 is a keypad free phone and comes with the 3-inch display having capacitive touch sensitive controls that provides easy user interface offering a decent storage capacity up to 32 GB including 128 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM and 140 MB internal memory, which can be further expanded with the help of microSD card slot. It offers an extraordinary picture quality of 240x400 pixels with 56K colors. It has corning gorilla glass which protects the screen from any scratches or dust. The phone is integrated with a 3.15mp camera, and is capable of capturing memorable moments in a decent resolution count and good photo quality of 2048x1536 pixels.
It measures 106 mm x 52 mm x 12.9 mm, with 95 grams of weight. Nokia Asha 311 supports a CPU clocked at 1GHZ and is based on Linux oriented operating system. Moreover, it also offers support with loudspeaker and 3.5mm jack. The phone offers a large spread data connectivity over GPRS and EDGE. For transferring data locally it supports 2.1 version Bluetooth with EDR support and micro USB, which allows them to transfer data with other mobile phones and PC. It also offers WLAN connectivity (Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n). Nokia Asha 311 provides a HSDPA speed of 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA speed of 5.76 Mbps which keeps the user connected to the browser without any interrupt.
The Nokia browser in the phone provides a quicker Internet accessibility to its users and takes full advantage by using Nokia’s cloud technology to reduce data consumption by up to 90%. Featured with the SNS integration, this phone is amazing for social networking freaks, as various social networking applications like Facebook, Orkut, etc. come preloaded in the phone. The device offers more than 40 free built-in EA games along with angry birds game with all 15 levels which is the most fascinating and admired game now a days as well as cloud accelerating Nokia browser. The device is available in multiple colors - Dark Grey, Rose Red, Blue, Brown and Sand White. It is also having pre installed Nokia maps used for finding directions wherever and whenever.
Apart from all the above features, the other aspects of the device include stereo, FM radio and music player. Nokia Asha 311 has MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player, which is capable of playing multi format audio files as well the phone has an MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC player to play multi format video files. For the messaging freaks, predictive text input feature is also provided in the phone which makes texting easy. The screen is powered by sensors including accelerometer sensor and proximity sensor. The phone is having a standard Li-Ion battery of 1110mAh offering a battery backup up to 14 hours. Nokia Mobiles is expecting that Nokia Asha 311 will sit on the newly formed range of devices.