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Nokia ASHA 305

alaTest has collected and analyzed 336 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the GPS navigation and battery. The price and design also get good opinions. The connectivity and camera get less positive opinions. Views are divided on the screen.

usability, design, price, battery, GPS navigation

features, camera, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia ASHA 305 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Nokia Asha 305 Review

 

The latest additions to the Nokia Asha family are two models – Asha 305 and Asha 311, which bring the touchscreen experience at a price point that will bring smiles to those who are on a tight budget . What we have with us today is the dual-SIM Asha...

The overall performance of the Asha 305 is good (for the price at least). The earpiece is loud enough to converse comfortably in noisy public transport and crowded places. The bundled wired stereo handsfree makes things easier. They are acceptably loud...

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Nokia Asha 305 review: Smarter 2gether

 

The Nokia Asha 305 is easily one of the cheapest phones with two SIMs and a touchscreen, the closest Android being almost twice as expensive. Price may be the biggest advantage this phone has over the competition but you'd better be prepared for more...

Dual-band GSM, GPRS, EDGE ; Dual SIM dual stand-by, SIM hot-swap ; S40-based Asha touch interface ; 3" WQVGA resistive touchscreen, ~155 pixel density ; Multi-touch in the gallery and Nokia Maps ; Display auto-rotation ; Nokia Browser 2.0 ; Nokia store...

Interface slows down at times, due to low RAM ; Poor screen quality ; Resistive touchscreen feels awkward ; Fixed-focus camera ; QCIF video recording ; No smart dialing

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Nokia Asha 305 Review

 

The Nokia Asha 305 is a touch-screen dual-SIM phone selling for a very affordable price, but as affordable as it is, the question lingers whether there is still space for feature phones as Android has pushed the envelope in budget devices and is now...

Cheap ; Series 40 UI refreshed, looks much better

Resistive touchscreen cripples the experience ; Device feels underpowered, lags ; No Wi-Fi connectivity

With all above said, you probably already got a sense of what type of a device the Nokia Asha 305 is. Cheap. With all the implications of the word. From the cheap plastic up front to the somewhat sluggish performance that mars the good interface ideas...

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Nokia Asha 305 Review: Specs, Features and Price

 

Nokia Asha 305 ReviewNokia Asha 305 is the latest budget friendly smartphone launched by Nokia. The greatest power of this smartphone is its Dual SIM support and its Series 40 interface. Further, it is equipped with some ...

The device is affordable no doubt. And there are some of the features that could be compromised. But, the device obviously deserves some criticism. The only good thing it has to offer at such a low price is the Dual SIM support and all the other...

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Nokia Asha 305 and Asha 306 Specs and Features

 

Nokia- a Finnish mobile manufacturing company has proclaimed that it has launched new handsets in its low price and budget friendly mobile list. Both Asha 305 and Asha 306 are touch screen devices. With release of Lumia ...

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Review: Nokia Asha 305

 

The handset's 3" resistive touch screen has pixel dimensions of 240x400. The display is good enough for indoor use, but there's no setting to raise or lower the brightness. This is made worse by the lack of an ambient light sensor. To top it off, the...

Great sound quality; Hot-swappable SIM slot; Sturdy build

Resistive touchscreen; Fixed display brightness; Mediocre video player; Lacks proper multitasking

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Review: Nokia Asha 305, Full Touchscreen Screen Dual SIM Phone

 

Although the feature phone market is shrinking globally, it still generates considerable chunk of revenues and market share for Nokia – especially in developing markets like India. Also, with the low cost Android smartphones on the boundaries of the...

The Asha 305 is Nokia’s first full touch screen feature phone. And although the device boasts of a brilliant S40 UI the experience is marred with because of not so responsive resistive touch screen and the visible lag due to lack of power under the hood.

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Nokia Asha 305!!!

 

Nokia Asha 305!!!

design

features, funtions , acces sibitliy

I had bought this phone 8 moths ago and it has proved to be a very poor phone.. i had to take it to the service center in the 1st month only.. internet is not working and the other facilities are also not good. it is a very slow phone and the the...

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AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

VERY GOOD

No dislikes so far

Nokia Asha 305 is the best phone among the diff phones like 5233, 2700c, X1-01 others I have used. So attractive design. Appears awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Product Specifications

Camera

Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:176 x 144 (QCIF)

Configuration

Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in / No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

A2DP: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: Yes
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: No
Technology:GSM/PCN

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:65.536
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Operating System:S40 ASHA TOUCH
Operating System Version:S40 ASHA TOUCH
Operator:Sim Free
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: No
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