Bahrain, 27 May 2013 – Nokia has announced the availability of WhatsApp, the world’s most popular free instant messaging service on the Nokia Asha 310 an affordable dual SIM smartphone with Wi-Fi support. All Nokia Asha 310 users can now download the app from the Nokia Store for free and start communicating with their contacts.
“WhatsApp is now available on all Asha single and dual SIM smartphones including the Nokia Asha 310 and Asha 308 with new features that deep link to the platform. Previously only supported on Nokia Asha single SIM smartphones, the availability of WhatsApp on all dual SIM smartphones is a welcome addition and will enable consumers to seamlessly stay connected with the most important people in their lives,” said Vithesh Reddy, General Manager Nokia Lower Gulf.
The Nokia Asha 310 comes pre-loaded with Nokia Xpress Browser, which delivers a fast and fluid browsing experience and support for thousands of web apps. Nokia Xpress Browser compresses Internet data by up to 90%, saving consumers money.
The Nokia Asha 310 with Wi-Fi also enables users to experience a wide range of mobile Internet experiences right out-of-the box or within easy reach by visiting the Nokia Store:
• Connect to social networks through the pre-loaded Facebook and Twitter apps
• Use popular email services, including Yahoo!, Gmail and more
• Enjoy 40 Free EA games to download and keep forever. Titles include Tetris, Bejeweled, Need for Speed The Run and Fifa 2012.
• Discover, share and get there with Nokia Maps, find new points of interest and share the best ones on Facebook using Nokia Nearby
The Nokia Asha 310 is available at all leading electronic retail outlets for USD 99/-. Available colours include black, white and golden light.