Nokia’s press event was jam packed with announcements of new smartphones, one of those smartphones is the new handset to join the Asha line-up, dubbed the Asha 230, it has been designed to target developing markets, much like the rest of the Asha line.

The Asha 230 will also be the first phone to be available in these markets with a touchscreen.

That touchscreen is sized at 2.8 inches, and will include support for quad-band GSM, and will feature a 2.8 inch QVGA display with support for microSD cards up to 32GB, and both single and dual-SIM cards.

Alongside the 230, Nokia also announced the Nokia 220 which features a 2.4 inch display, with 2G internet, with pre-loaded Twitter and Facebook applications.

The Nokia Asha 230 will be available in a single SIM version for EUR 45, and a dual SIM version for EUR 59 in developing markets, and the Nokia Asha 220 will be available for 29 Euros, launching today in Asia-Pacific, Europe, India, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.

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