Nokia Asha 300 Review
Nokia is one of the most dependable and durable mobile phone brands. Though it has been a bit slow to pick up on the smartphone trend yet it is still the phone of the masses.
Nokia Asha 300 is one such model of the brand that tries to capture all the smart features in an affordable candy bar phone device. The device has an internal memory of 140 MB along with a 256 MB ROM and 128 MB RAM. The storage capacity could also be increased by inserting an external micro SD card of up to 32 GB. The device uses GPRS and EDGE technologies to transfer data as there is no WLAN option. The device also has a Bluetooth v2.1 and a microUSB v2.0 features.
There is one primary 5 MP camera with 2592 x 1944 pixel resolution and a fixed focus. The device camera could also be used to make videos at 15 frames per second. The device is powered by a CPU of 1 GHz and operates on series 40 operating system. It is enabled with Java MIDP 2.1. The phone has SNS integration and is capable of playing MP3 and MP4 media formats. Other features consists of MMs, email, SMS, IM and push email service as well as pre-loaded angry birds game.
The user can also download other desirable games. It has a stereo FM radio with RDS and a 3.5mm headphone jack to enjoy the music. The device supports WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML and adobe flash lite browsers. All these features are powered by a Li-Ion battery of 1110 mAh capacity. When the phone is on standby the battery provides a power backup of 550 hours on 2G and up to 597 hours on 3G. Incidentally while in use the battery gives a power backup up to 6 hour 54 minutes on 2G and up to 4 hour 18 minutes on 3G.
However while only using the device for playing music the battery could support the power needs of this phone up to 28 hours. This small yet potent device comes with a micro SD card with capacity of 2 GB, a data cable, charger and a user manual. Nokia Asha 300 is a very economical phone with decent features. It can be used for connecting with social networking sites, efficiently checking emails, playing games, capturing pictures, recording videos and listening to music. Overall this device is perfect for students on allowance or customers looking for a low-budget phone with sufficient features. Nokia Asha 300 uses mini-SIM and supports both 2G and 3G networks. It is a small durable phone that has the dimensions of 4.44 x 1.95 x 0.5 inches.
The device weighs only 3 oz. making it very convenient to carry around. This phone is equipped with a TFT resistive touchscreen and 256K colors. Its display is a tiny 2.4 inches with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The display also has a proximity sensor. One of the versatile features of this phone is its touch as well as alphanumeric keypad. The phone also has volume keys, call keys, messaging keys, power key and lock key for the ease of the user.