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Nokia Asha 306 Remove phone

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Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released

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User Rating - 8.1

Posted: 08 Mar 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneFeature phone 
OSSeries 40 UI  
Dimensions4.34 x 2.12 x 0.50 inches (110.3 x 53.8 x 12.8 mm)4.33 x 2.39 x 0.46 inches (109.9 x 60.6 x 11.7 mm) 
Weight3.46 oz (98 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.60 oz (102 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.0 inches3.1 inches 
Resolution240 x 400 pixels240 x 320 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 ppi127 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 
Colors65 536  
TouchscreenMulti-touchYes 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels2 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  
FeaturesExposure compensation, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Effects, Self-timerSmile detection, Night mode, Panorama 
Camcorder176 x 144 pixels 10 fps320x240 (QVGA) (30 fps) 
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 MHz  
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 ROM  
Built-in storage0.01 GB0.026 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB 
Battery
Talk time14.00 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
9.50 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
 
Stand-by time25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
25.8 days (620 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1110 mAh1000 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
RadioFM, Stereo, Recording optionFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
BrowserSeries 40 OSS BrowserDolfin 2.0 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Twitter  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
DataEDGE, GPRSEDGE 
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 positioning  
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingUSB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync, SyncMLComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer  
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced06 Jun 201208 Mar 2011 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia Stereo Headset WH-102, Nokia Compact Charger AC-11, 2GB Micro SD memory card, User Guide  
MSRP price€ 68  

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