Cheapest Asha series smartphone, Nokia Asha 230 is now available for purchase in India for Rs. 3,449. The Asha 230 comes with dual micro SIM support on dual standby and features entry level smartphone specifications in line with the price tag.

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The display is 2.8 inches in size and sports QVGA 320 X 240 pixel resolution similar to Nokia Asha 500. Body dimensions are 99.5mm x 58.6mm x 13.2mm and it weighs only 89 grams. The software is Nokia Asha software platform v1.1 with Swipe UI.

The famous feature of Asha series devices, Nokia Fastlane is also present in Nokia Asha 230. Nokia Asha 230 employs 64MB RAM and 64MB internal memory which can be expanded to 32GB micro SD card support.

Key Specs

Model Nokia Asha 230
Display 2.8 Inch , QVGA
RAM 64  MB
Internal Storage 64 MB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS
Camera 1.2 MP
Battery 1020 mAh
Price 3,449 INR

Imaging hardware includes a 1.3 MP fixed focus shooter at the back which is there just to check the camera box on spec sheet. A 1020 mAh battery under the hood will offer you 12 hours of talk time and up to 21 days of standby time, which is much above average considering phones in this price range.

Connectivity features include 2G, Bluetooth 3.0 with Nokia SLAM and FM Radio. It is also the first Nokia Asha series device to have One Drive storage option. Facebook, Whatsapp and other apps on Asha series platform are available on Asha 230 as well. Take a look at our hands on video below to get a better insight.

Nokia Asha 230 Hands on, Quick Review, Camera, Features and Overview HD at MWC 2014 [Video]