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Nokia Asha 205 Review


Highlights

Rs. 3599

Pros

    • Dual-SIM enabled
    • Good display
    • Excellent sound quality
    • Comfortable typing
    • Net browsing is fast
    • Pre-loaded games
    • Light and sleek

Cons

    • Pathetic camera
    • Lacks GPS, Wi-Fi and USB
    • Outdated OS
    • NO 3G

The first phone to be featured with a Facebook button in the Asha series, Nokia Asha 205 comes as a perfect deal for the tight fisted consumers. Available with QWERTY keypad and decent battery life, 205 is sure t hit jack pot amongst the Nokia lovers.
  • Review
  • Specification

Introduction

Nokia Asha 205 is the latest low-budget multimedia handset from the house of Finnish mobile manufacturer. This latest mobile handset from Nokia comes with a dedicated Facebook button, especially designed for FB freaks who want one-click access to the popular social networking site.

Nokia Asha 205

Available for the price of Rs. 3599, Nokia Asha 205 is an affordable QWERTY mobile phone from the brand. Though the phone comes with prowess to lure the mid-income consumers, but the big question is; will Asha 205 prove to be a better choice for the socially connected consumers, when there are more feature rich mobile phones available in the market?

Design & Feel

Available with the dimensions of 112.8 x 61.1 x 13mm, Nokia Asha 205 looks quite sleek in build structure. The device measures around 94 grams, making the handset light and pocketable. Asha 205 comes with rubberized QWERTY and the rest of the body made using premium grade material.

The front comes with a 2.4 inches TFT screen, a QWERTY keypad and includes D-Pad along with six buttons at the bottom of the display. Further, the left spine of the phone comes with slot for SIM2 while the right side houses nothing.

Nokia Asha 205 mobile

A 3.5mm audio jack has been placed at the top along with the charging port. And the rear panel houses a VGA camera, with no front camera at the front. USB port seems to be missing from the device. The other SIM slot is placed under the hood along with the battery. Overall, build quality feels quite solid and gives a premium finishing.

Hardware & Performance

The latest mobile phone from Nokia comes with decent hardware configurations. It operates on dual-SIMs (GSM+GSM), of which one is hot-swappable. Further, Asha 205 is provided with internal storage of 64MB, which can be though upgraded up to 32GB via microSD card.

Nokia Asha 205 mobile phone

Nokia Asha 205 is powered using Li-Ion 1020mAh battery (BL-5C), the handset offers 700 hours stand by time and talk time up to 12 hours. Further, Nokia has made use of Symbian Series 40 Operating System in its latest handset, just like other mobile phones. The phone comes with GPRS, EDGE and Bluetooth connectivity options but has missed out with wireless and USB.

Nokia Asha 205 Features

Just like other Asha series handsets, 205 does comes with pre-loaded apps and games. It has also been included with eBuddy, Twitter and Nokia Nearby apps. Further, the handset includes FM Radio and music player. Asha 205 offers amazing sound quality. Camera lacks the quality and does not deliver anything that we would write about.

Nokia Asha 205 mobile phones

The display quality looks quite good, while the keypad is the USP of the phone. Though the keypad felt bit plasticky, still for the price 205 comes with, it is worth.

Features:

  • SNS integration
  • Organizer, Voice Memo and Predictive text input included
  • Supports HTML, Adobe Flash Lite and WAP 2.0/xHTM
  • Read SMS in threaded view

Final Verdict

Considering the price, Asha 205 proves to be a good deal for the tight fisted consumers, though it won’t give freedom that you get in smart phones for accessing Facebook, still worth the investment. If you are looking for some cheap handset with good value, then this one deserves some attention. We hope with Nokia Asha 205 Review, your doubt to own an affordable QWERTY keypad mobile phone must have been cleared.

General

Brand
Opearing Frequency
No of Sim
Keypad
Screen Size

Nokia Asha 205 Review mobile phone comes with a Nokia Asha 205 has a display size of 320 x 240 px screen.

Processor/Storage

Internal Memory
Expandable Memory

This phone has a Internal memory of Yes and runs on . Internal Memory : 64 MB Storage. Memory can be further expanded Yes, Up to 32 GB .

Display

Display Color
Screen Size

The screen supports 2.4 inches, LCD 65K Colors depth and is great for viewing movies and pictures.

Camera

Camera
Camera Resolution
Camera Zoom
Camera Video
Camera Video Recording

With Yes main camera capturing your beautiful pictures and watching them later is now easy. Also with 0.3 Mega Pixels facing camera you can now click your selfies and share them with you friends and it also enable you to do video calling.

Design & Dimentions

Dimensions
Weight
Form Factor

Nokia Asha 205 Review body is 112.8 mm long, 61.1 mm wide, and has a depth of 13 MM . With a weight of 155gm, it is a heavy Mobile Phone.

Battery

Standby Time
Talk Time
Battery Type

Battery keeps a phone alive. In terms of battery capacity, which is the best indicator of overall battery life, Nokia Asha 205 Review holds mAh, a capacity for a mobile phone. The battery technology used in this phone is .

Audio Video

Audio Speaker
Audio Jack
Radio FM
Video Player

Connectivity

SNS
Bluetooth
Wifi
USB
GPRS
EDGE
Browser
JAVA

Messaging

SMS
MMS
Email