Nokia Asha 305 Mobile phone – Review
Nokia Asha 305, is an entry level,full touch, dual-SIM phone powered by Nokia OS (Series 40). It has a 3 inch LCD Transmissive touch screen supporting 240 X 400 pixels resolution. Nokia Asha 305 has 5 dedicated hardware keys for Send,Volume,Lock,Call and Power.It also has a 2MP rear camera and has a storage capacity of 10MB which can be extended up-to 32 GB, thanks to its micro-SD card support. This phone is available in 4 colors- Red, Blue,Black and Gray. It is a very handy phone weighing only 98.0 g and is having a good curved design.It sells in india at a price of Rs. 4,580 (source:flipkart)
Asha 305 is an entry level, budget friendly cell phone and hence it doesn’t have very high end features that are found in expensive phones, but it does comes with good features in its class. The features available in this phone is good enough for most of our day to day needs like making calls, web browsing, taking photos of friends and family, listening to music, radio and playing games.
Nokia Asha 305, has a rear 2 mega pixel camera which is good enough for taking good pictures. Don’t expect to take high quality, very detailed photo’s. You can take reasonably good photos with this resolution. It also doesn’t have a front camera hence you cannot use this phone for video chat.
Features of camera : White Balance, Auto Exposure, Full Screen View Finder, Exposure Compensation, Self Timer, Fixed Focus and Image Editor. It doesn’t have a flash which is a big disappointment.
Asha 305, is powered by a Li-Ion, 1110 mAh battery which is capable of giving 14 hrs (2G) of talk-time. This phone comes pre-loaded with 40 EA games including FIFA 2012 and Need for Speed.
Asha 305 is also pre-loaded with many useful applications like Gmail, Google Talk, Yahoo Messanger, MySpace, Ovi Chats, Windows Live Messenger, Nokia Messaging IM and Hot Mail. It even has Nokia Maps for navigation. Overall, it is a power packed phone pre-loaded with popular apps and games.
What others have to say
- 2 MP Primary Camera
- Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)
- 3-inch LCD Transmissive Touchscreen
- FM Radio
- GPRS Enabled
- Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
In the box, it comes with Handset, Battery, Charger, Headset, User Manual and the Warranty Card.
- Good design
- Lots of pre-loaded apps
- Expandable storage up-to 32 GB
- Good call quality
- Camera is very basic
- No Flash
- Loud speaker output could have been better
Overall, Nokia Asha 305 is a good buy at this price.