Nokia once the most trusted mobile brand in India, is losing its market share to companies dealing in high end smart phones, but it still holds a major stake in the Indian cellular markets, and to salvage that the tiny hold in market, it has come out with the Asha series which provides features and Quality at very cheap rates. From below you can see Nokia Asha 300 Specifications Review Price in India.The Nokia Asha 300 follows its predecessors in the fact that it is a simple yet powerful device. The biggest striking feature of the handheld is that, the consumer can enjoy the comforts of touch-screen and alpha-numeric keypad in the same device, as it comes under Nokia's new age Touch and type category.
Design and Build Quality
While looking into the design, the Nokia Asha 300 has managed quite well with its smooth curve round shaped edges and most of the phone is build with some kind of plastic material. But still phone gives the sturdy glossy looks and back panel was also made with plastic. So it feels like delicate when you handling it. The Display Screen was well placed and you can see below numeric keypad, it got more space between the buttons. It gives more comfort while you typing the text messages and lifting the calls. The device was well fitted in your palm and it was not bit heavy to handle it because its weigh 86g and Dimensions are 112.8 x 49.5 x 12.7 mm.
Operating System and Display
The Nokia Asha 300 phone runs on Series 40 operating system. This Asha series phone has a 2.4-inch QVGA resistive touch screen display (256k colors) with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels (~167 ppi pixel density). Seems that the visiblity of text is not up to the mark due to low colors and pixel density. While looking into the OS and its features, the interface was well designed and faster touch responsive. Due to small screen size all the things likes icons and settings are integrated in one place and it look clumsier. You can also add widgets like facebook and twitter in home screen and you will instant updates whenever someone sends the messages to you.
Processor and Ram
The Nokia Asha 300 is powered with powerful 1 GHz processor under its hood. It also comes with 128MB Ram for giving you excellent performance while you working on many applications simultaneously. For this mini phone the processor and ram is more than enough. It will handle the multitasking applications without any lagging. Even I was also observed a lot of apps like Nokia Maps, Music player and Gallery running in background but still the phone didn’t slow down. It shows that Nokia has concentrate on this thing particularly to attract the more number of smartphone users.
Camera and Video:
The Nokia Asha 300 mobile comes with a 5 mega-pixel camera with capability of capturing the photos with 2592х1944 pixels resolution and it also allows you to zoom up to 4x. The camera is also integrated with other features like full focus, self timer, sequence mode, and a full screen viewfinder. You can also edit your clicked photographs as the device comes with an application which enables user to tinker with the images. Videos also can be recorded with low quality with 320 x 240 resolutions at 15 fps.
It has an internal memory of 140 MB, 250MB ROM and supports Micro SD card with up to 32 GB memory space. One Application that comes loaded in the device and will delight all is Angry Birds; the Best- selling App. is popular among all and with Angry Birds on your device you can never expect to be bored.
The phone has GPRS, Edge, and 3G connectivity available for speedy and better internet connection. Moreover it will bring you higher upload and download speeds with the help of this things HSDPA 10.2 Mbps and HSUPA 2 Mbps. Now you can surf the internet lighting fast speed and at that same time you can download all your favorite games, photos and music for you device.
It also got Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR, and 3.5mm Audio jack, Stereo FM radio with RDS, Adobe Flash lite, HTML, MMS, Email and Push Email.
As you all know Nokia brand is meant for outstanding battery life. Well Nokia Asha 300 is loaded with Standard battery, Li-Ion 1100 mAh (BP-4U) which gives excellent battery backup. In standby mode it last long up to 550 h in 2G and up to 597 h in 3G. In Talk time mode up to 6 hours 54min in 2G and 4 hours + in 3G. Another thing is you can play nonstop music up to 28 hours.
Price and Availability:
Finally the mobile will available in all leading mobile stores with different colors likes Graphite, Night Shade, Gold, White Silver, Pink, Red and the Nokia Asha 300 was priced reasonable in India with Rs. 6300. It is a good value for money phone and with brand Nokia's trust and durability the one with a taste of simplicity and class should go for this phone.
Pros and Advantages:
Resonable Price with Plenty of Features
Touch Screen with Numeric Keypad
5MP Camera and Free 2GB SD Card
Cons and Disadvantages
No Front Camera
No OS Updates