Nokia Updates Asha Touch phones Software



Nokia has started rolling out a new software update for its Asha touchscreen phones.

Irrespective of whether the phones are single or dual SIM, this are the devices which will be upgraded: Asha 230, Asha 500, Asha 501, Asha 502 and Asha 503.

The new updates include push notifications, and an updated Fastlane which now shows the notifications from the social platform like re-tweets and Facebook likes.

It not only the updates that is the story here, this upgrade also include the camera experience as it will offer a panorama mode and a voice-guided selfie feature. Photos will be stored automatically (or manually) on Microsoft OneDrive – each user has 7GB of free space.

Nokia East Africa’s King’ori Gitahi, said that Asha users will receive an important push notification letting them know once the update is available. Users can also manually check for the update by going to Settings > Phone Update.

“We are very focused on enhancing the user experience on all our devices. With this update, we have added voice guided selfie shots and panorama modes in camera, a power save mode for improved battery life, video stabilisation and parental control for the browser and Nokia Store access,” Gitahi said.