Nokia Asha 303 is a QWERTY messenger type of phone which has been powered by Nokia's Series 40 S. It was announced by Nokia at Nokia World 2011 in London along with their other 3 Asha phones. This phone seems to be the flagship of the Noka Asha series. The main features of the device are capacitive touchscreen serving as a touch phone and the QWERTY keyboard. This phone runs on Symbian Series 40 OS and possesses a 1 GHz processor. The processor ensures smooth running of all the apps in the phone. This phone has been configured with a display of 2.6 inches LCD transmissive capacitive touchscreen display and the resolution of 320 x 240 pixels with pixel density of 154 PPI. It has been configured with a 3.2 megapixel camera with 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution to capture a quality image and for video shooting.
Nokia Asha 303 comes with loud and powerful speakers, video player, music player, 3.5 mm jack and FM Radio with RDS integrated in it. Nokia is loved by the music lovers for its quality music experience features, this phone supports MP3 and MP4 files and boasts a loudspeaker. It has a memory of 128MB RAM and 256 MB ROM with an external memory card slot to expand the memory up to 32 GB helping its users to store an enormous amount of data in it. This phone has been pre-loaded with WAP browser and Java Games which enhances the features of the handset. It has been equipped with 1300 mAh standard battery. This phone attracts youth for its beautiful design and stylish look coming in different colors like Graphite, Red , White, Silver Green, Purple and Aqua.
It has been configured with social networking sites like facebook and twitter to stay connected with your friends, family and relatives and offers super fast internet connectivity features like Wi-Fi, GPRS, Bluetooth, WAP, etc. By using these connectivity features, you can connect 3.5G and experience a higher speed connectivity.
Let's see in detail about its specs:
Nokia Asha 303 runs on Symbian Series 40 mobile operating system and has a bunch of interesting and popular preloaded apps like Zenga TV, Angry Birds and WhatsApp. However, it lacks multi apps running feature in it.
Nokia Asha 303 is sleek, slim and light weight when compared to other Asha series phones. It has a micro USB slot, charging point and 3.5mm jack at the top of it and there's a volume control button to its right side. The design of the phone targets the young generation who longs for unique functionality in a handset. It has a candy bar shape with trifling curvy-edge finishing adding charm to it.
It has a display of 2.6 inch of LCD transmissive capacitive touch screen. Touch experience is of average type and could have been better. The screen resolution is 320 x 240 pixels with pixel density is 154 PPI with display features like Proximity light sensor and Brightness control.
This device supports 3G networks like HSPDA and CDMA and Edge/ 2G networks like GSM and GPRS.
Nokia Asha 303 runs on Symbian Series 40 OS and has a 1 GHz processor with 128 MB RAM and 256 MB dedicated ROM with an expandable memory slot for memory up to 32 GB.
Nokia Asha 303 has been configured with a 3.2 megapixel primary camera which is a good feature for that price. It has additional options like exposure, white balance and other different types of effects. users can capture snaps by using on the camera button displayed at the center-bottom of the screen.
The audio quality on the Nokia Asha 303 is good with high volume. The phone has an FM radio, offers a music app in it fr better music experience, a loud speaker is provided at its back which creates a loud sound, it supports .wav and AAC music files. This phone will serve as the best and satisfactorydevice for those who love music.
Symbian 40 OS offers "angry bird" game in this device which serves as a positive feature of this phone. It has the biggest of all the Asha series screens that play games. You can also download games from different sources in this phone. In addition, this has a lot of pre-loaded games in it to play.
Storage capacity of Nokia Asha 303 is quite impressive. Users can save up to 2000 contacts in the contact list. Its external memory is expandable up to 32 GB using microSD, microSDHC cards while the internal memory can store only up to 170 MB files.
Nokia Asha 303 has been powered by service pack 1, Nokia Series 40 operating system for touchscreen and comes with a variety of apps like Nokia Browser series 40 web, phonebook with caller groups, multiple numbers per contact, ring ID, picture ID, etc., instant messaging services like MMS, SMS and Nokia Messaging Service 3.2. it has social apps like Google Mail, Yahoo Mail, Windows Live, Facebook, Orkut, Flickr, Yahoo Messenger, Nokia Email, MySpace, Google Talk, Instant Messaging, Twitter and Hot Mail. Media apps include Music player, Camera, Nokia Music Store, Photos, Video player and Flash Lite 3.0. The device has been loaded with games like Angrybirds, etc. Other apps include Voice recorder, To-do list, , Alarm, Wallpapers, Audio Equalizer, Flight Mode, Notes, Calculator, Detailed contact information, Calendar, Audio and Video Streaming, Alarm clock, Stopwatch, VoIP, Audio Recorder, Swipe, Themes, Games, MMS Enabled, Internet Radio, Video Ringtones, etc.
It has a customizable Home screen which allows the user to add their favorite contacts, applications shortcuts, Twitter/Face book feeds, IM/email notifications and calendar alert.
Connectivity And Features
Connectivity of this phone is very good because there are lot of options for connectivity to support GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi platforms. It has a preloaded Nokia Browser to surf the pages of the web. This mobile phone has been enabled with Email and Push Email features to help you to keep in touch with your personal and professional contacts. A good phone for sharing files with friends by using the multiple options embedded in it. It has micro USB port to connect with other compatible devices, Bluetooth and supports conference calling.
This Nokia Asha series phone has been powered by a Li-Ion 1300 mAh battery that ensures a talk time of up to 8 hours on 2G and up to 7 hours on 3G. The phone when fully charged promises a standby time of up to 720 hours on 2G and 840 hours on 3G.
Price and Availability
The price of this well featured and beautiful gadget is just Rs 7,600/- which can be ordered online from Nokia online shops or from local Nokia showrooms. This is also available to purchase from online shops like flipkart.com, amazon.com, etc.
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories
So, these are the features, reviews, speculations, price and availability of Nokia Asha 303 released recently by Nokia. Hope this would help buyers before purchasing it.
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