The Nokia Asha 305 is now one of the cheapest phones with two SIMs, touchscreen, nearest competition matching configuration Android is almost twice as expensive. Price may be the biggest advantage this phone has over the competition but you’d better be prepared for more than a few surprises.
With the new Asha touch interface, an updated browser and access to Nokia store, Asha 305 promise a smartphone-like experience that’s on top of the dual-SIM capabilities, including a hot-swap SIM slot. A dedicated SIM management that lets you configure how calling, texting and data are swapped between cards.
Key features which pull you towards this phone:-
· Dual SIM dual stand-by, SIM hot-swap
· S40-based 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 and 40 EA games for free
· 2 MP camera
· microSD card support (up to 32 GB)
· Complimentary 2 GB microSD card in the box
· Bluetooth v2.1 (with A2DP)
· Standard microUSB port, charging
· Excellent loudspeaker performance
Main Disadvantages which can make you a bit thrown away from Handset:-
· Interface slows down at times, due to low RAM
· Poor screen quality
· Resistive touchscreen feels awkward
· Fixed-focus camera
· Video Recording
· No smart dialling
With every Handset there are IFs and Don’ts associated but if you find more pros rather cons I think you should go for that handset. Which makes you happier and attached from inside.
Looking ahead to hear your reviews on this handset.
- Dual-SIM Nokia Asha 305 Officially Introduced in India for 90 USD (75 EUR) (news.softpedia.com)
- Nokia Launches The Asha 305 And Asha 311 Touchscreen Phones In India (techie-buzz.com)
- Dual-SIM Nokia Asha 305 Goes on Sale in India for 85 USD (70 EUR) (news.softpedia.com)
- Dual SIM Nokia Asha 305 available now, but only in Philippines (unwiredview.com)
- Nokia,s dual-SIM phone Asha 305 launches for Rs. 4,668 (telecoupdates.wordpress.com)
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