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Nokia Asha 306 Remove phone

Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released
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Nokia 500 Remove phone

Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneSmart phone 
OSSeries 40 UISymbian (Belle, Anna) 
Dimensions4.34 x 2.12 x 0.50 inches (110.3 x 53.8 x 12.8 mm)4.38 x 2.12 x 0.56 inches (111.3 x 53.8 x 14.1 mm) 
Weight3.46 oz (98 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
3.28 oz (93 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
ColorsBlue, Red, White, GrayBlack, Purple, Orange, Green, Blue, Gray 
Display
Physical size3.0 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution240 x 400 pixels360 x 640 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

155 ppi229 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

LCDTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio43.15 %47.12 % 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels5 megapixels 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.8  
Software FeaturesDigital zoom, Self-timerGeo tagging, Self-timer 
SettingsExposure compensation, White balance presets  
Shooting ModesEffects  
Camcorder176 x 144 pixels 10 fps640x480 (VGA) (15 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Hardware
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 1000 MHzSingle core, 1000 MHz, ARM11 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

GB RAM / 64 MB ROM0.25 GB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.01 GB2 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1110 mAh1110 mAh 
User replaceableYesYes 
Talk time14.00 hours
the average is 14 h (838 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 14 h (838 min)
 
Stand-by time25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 16 days (389 h)
21.0 days (504 hours)
the average is 16 days (389 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 5.00 hours
the average is 16 h (954 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 22 days (524 h)
 
Music playback40.00 hours35.00 hours 
Video playback9.50 hours5.25 hours 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover 
RadioFM, Stereo, Recording optionFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesPoints of interest (POI), Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync, SyncMLTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced06 Jun 201202 Aug 2011 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia Stereo Headset WH-102, Nokia Compact Charger AC-11, 2GB Micro SD memory card, User Guide  
MSRP price€ 68  
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

 28 Jul 2011 
 FCC ID value: QTKRM-750 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head 1.43 W/kg 
Measured in 850 MHz 
Body 1.31 W/kg 
Measured in 850 MHz 

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