Asia Bizz: Finnish phone manufacturing giant, Nokia has further expanded its Asha series in the Indian market with the launch of its Asha 303. The new Asha 303 has a unique trendy look that is surely going to attract young purchasers and boasts of a QWERTY keypad and runs on Symbian series 40 OS. The price of the new Asha 303 has been set at R.s 8,990 in the Indian market.

The new phone from Nokia was first announced at Nokia World 2011 in the month of October.

In terms of power, the Asha 303 has 1 GHz processor and 2.6-inch capacitive display. For those who are looking for some exciting features in the new Asha are set to face no disappointment as it comes with 170 MB of internal memory, with support for a memory card. The other features of the smartphone include 3.2 megapixel camera, built-in FM radio, internet radio and Bluetooth.

Viral Oza, the director of marketing of Nokia India said that the company has been bringing smart innovation on mobile devices to newer price points. Oza added that this also feeds the vast appetite for digital consumption for consumers who are young, urban, hyper social and desire for the smartphone at reasonable prices.

The new Nokia Asha also comes pre-loaded with Webapps, preinstalled Zenga TV, Nokia Browser, Whatsapp and Andry Birds Lite. With so many things in a single smartphone, the new Asha indeed becomes an affordable phone.

The new Asha 303 also offers DRM free Nokia Music Unlimited service which allows the customers to download music from the catalogue of more than 40 lakh songs. The songs can also be shared unrestricted with any one they like.

Vodafone customers can also enjoy high speed internet on their Nokia Asha 303 for three months absolutely free.