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Nokia Asha 309 vs Nokia N8

Nokia Asha 309 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 4
Posted: 25 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released

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PA Rating - 8.5
User Rating - 8.9

Posted: 31 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneSmart phone 
OS Symbian (Belle, Anna, Symbian^3) 
Dimensions4.33 x 2.13 x 0.51 inches (109.9 x 54 x 13 mm)4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inches (113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm) 
Weight3.59 oz (102 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.0 inches3.5 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 ppi210 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.

LCDAMOLED 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels12.1 megapixels 
Flash Xenon 
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 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 28.00 mm 
FeaturesExposure compensation, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Effects, Self-timerAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, Geo tagging, Self-timer 
CamcorderOther, 144 x 176 pixels 10 fps1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Digital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
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, 680 MHz, ARM11 
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.

64 MB RAM / 128 MB ROM256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Maximum User Storage0.020 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time9.00 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
 
Stand-by time39.8 days (956 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 5.83 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Video call time 2.66 hours 
Capacity1110 mAh1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art coverAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital Plus 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS, Recording optionFM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserNokia Browser 2.0  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), MySpace, TwitterFacebook, OVI, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, GPRSHSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
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.

 GPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, e, i802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI Mini HDMI (Type C) 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone/s for Video recording 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced25 Sep 201227 Apr 2010 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia Asha 309, Nokia Charger AC-11, Nokia Battery BL-4U, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-102  
MSRP price € 549 

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