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Nokia Asha 306 vs Nokia Lumia 610 NFC

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Nokia Asha 306 Remove phone

Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released
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Nokia Lumia 610 NFC Remove phone

Posted: 11 Apr 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneSmart phone 
OSSeries 40 UIWindows Phone 7.5 Mango 
Dimensions4.34 x 2.12 x 0.50 inches (110.3 x 53.8 x 12.8 mm)4.69 x 2.44 x 0.47 inches (119 x 62 x 12 mm) 
Weight3.46 oz (98 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.0 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution240 x 400 pixels480 x 800 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 ppi252 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 %52.78 % 
Colors65 53665 536 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
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.

F2.8F2.2 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 28.00 mm 
FeaturesExposure compensation, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Effects, Self-timerAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Frames 
Camcorder176 x 144 pixels 10 fps640x480 (VGA) (30 fps) 
Features Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization 
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, 800 MHz 
Graphics processor Yes 
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.

32 MB RAM / 64 MB ROM256 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.01 GB8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time14.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
10.50 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 9.50 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 30.0 days (720 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity1110 mAh1300 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, Recording optionFM, Stereo 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
BrowserSeries 40 OSS Browser  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, GPRSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
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 positioningA-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingUSB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync, SyncMLNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced06 Jun 201211 Apr 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia Stereo Headset WH-102, Nokia Compact Charger AC-11, 2GB Micro SD memory card, User GuideMicroUSB Charger AC- 50, Battery BP-3L, Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Stereo Headset WH-208, Quick guide, Product information booklet 
MSRP price€ 68  

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