Nokia upgrades low-end Asha phones with Mail for Exchange

MOBILE

|
Image: By Nokia
Nokia upgrades low-end Asha phones with Mail for Exchange

By Semaj Itosno, Nairobi, Kenya

Users of Nokia’s low-end smartphones, Asha, can now enjoycapabilities available for the top of the range Nokia smart phones.

The mobile maker says the Mail for Exchange, which enables push email, calendar and contact data synchronization between compatible Microsoft Exchange email servers, is now available for free in the Nokia Store for Nokia Asha 302 and Asha 303.

Mail for Exchange on Asha 302 and Asha 303 will help reduce costs by eliminating the need for expensive middleware, speed up processes and enable business users respond quickly to customer needs or communicate on the go, giving businesses more opportunity to succeed in today’s fast-paced world.

“Nokia Asha phones blur the lines between feature phones and smartphones, and Mail for Exchange on the Asha 302 and Asha 303 represents a significant step forward in connecting the next billion people to more critical information around them,” said Dieter May, Senior Vice President, Mobile Phones Services.

Mail for Exchange on the Asha 302 and 303 supports Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007 and 2010 Servers, and Microsoft Office 365 Mobility online service.In addition to the encrypted email storage, a variety of Exchange ActiveSync security policies are supported, including alphanumeric password, minimum length for password and remote or localwipe after maximum password attempts, fulfilling companies’ device security needs.

In addition to Mail for Exchange, the Asha 302 and Asha 303 have a QWERTY keyboard, harness a powerful 1GHz engine, feature Nokia Browser, which compresses data consumption by 90 per cent, and brings easy access to popular social networks and the Internet. 



Share the News

Get Daily Newsletter

comments powered by Disqus

MORE MOBILE NEWS

French phone maker Archos debuts in Nigeria

French mobile devices major, Archos Societe Anonymes, at the weekend in Lagos, launched its range products and connected objects, promising to redefine the service offering in the country. Read More

Glo’s smart plan gives enhanced voice, value to customers

Globacom subscribers on the postpaid platform will enjoy up to 5,000 free Short Messaging Service (SMS), up to 50GB data and up to 50 hours of free voice calls in a new and unprecedented Smart Postpaid Plan launched by the company in Lagos. Read More

Airtel Kenya launches UnlimiNET bundles for unlimited connections

Airtel Kenya has announced the introduction of a flexible and affordable bundled tariff dubbed UnlimiNET.  Read More

African Android growth makes strong headway for mobile internet access

Africa is poised to become a hotbed for mobile growth and commerce in the coming years, according to Opera Mediaworks’ State of Mobile Advertising report released today. Read More

Orange rolls out Wi-Fi in Bungoma County

Integrated telecommunications solutions provider Orange has rolled out Wi-Fi in Bungoma County. The Wi-Fi solution, which is in its first phase, covers the county headquarters in Bungoma and the town.  Read More

Tigo Senegal invests over US$220 000 to deploy 3G+ network

Mobile operator Tigo Senegal says it has invested more than 110 million FCFA (about US$220 000) to deploy and expand the 3G+ network in various areas of this West African country. Read More

Airtel star prize winner bags Range Rover

The star prize winner of Airtel Nigeria’s redhot promo, 50-year old Abiodun Adio, has said he plans to use the 2015 edition of Range Rover valued at N30 million he won for a while then resell it to invest the proceeds. Read More

Orange introduces post-paid plan

Integrated telecommunications solutions provider Orange has introduced a post-paid plan for its Orange Mobile subscribers.  Read More

Samsung promises trendy ‘A’ lifeStyle with the Galaxy A series in Ghana

Ghana’s trendy smart phone lovers can now get their hands on the latest addition to the Galaxy family – the Galaxy A series.  Read More

Vodafone Foundation donates to two health institutions in Accra

Vodafone Foundation Ghana has made separate financial donations to the Anatomy Department of the University of Ghana Medical School and the Cardiothoracic Centre all at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.   Read More

PRESS OFFICES

Sage ERP AfricaSAP AfricaSage Pastel AccountingTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoiceMicrosoft 4Afrika

FEATURED STORY

Malawi Govt denies clinging to ‘Cashgate’ softwareMalawi Govt denies clinging to ‘Cashgate’ software

The Malawi Government will not exclude the software brand that has been in use for the country’s Integrated Financial Management System (IFMIS), but it has rejected reports implying that it is ‘clinging’ to the old system.

IN DEPTH

Kenya’s digital TV battle hots up Kenya’s digital TV battle hots up

Kenya’s journey to Digital TV broadcasting took a new turn this week, when the Communication Authority of Kenya (CAK) accused three local media firms of intent to disrupt the process.

COMPANY NEWS

MTN demonstrates the benefits of its video on demand offering

MTN showcased the benefits of FrontRow when it streamed high bandwidth video content onto multiple mobile devices using its video on demand (VOD) offering.

VMware appoints Bask Iyer as chief information officer

VMware has announced the appointment of Bask Iyer to the role of senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of VMware.