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Nokia Asha 302 Review

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Nokia Asha 302 Review
The Nokia Asha 302's earpiece will treat you to a pleasant sound, with no overly-sharp frequencies. It might be difficult to tell who's actually calling, but at least it sounds fine. On the other end things are pretty average. As we said, we like how the loudspeaker sounds – it's powerful enough and doesn't sound too bad when set at the highest volume level.

The phone should last about a month if you aren't touching it, which is pretty neat. Otherwise, theoretical 2G talk-time reaches 9 hours, while 3G talk-time is 5.9 hours.


Conclusion:

The Nokia Asha 302 is your standard Series 40 affair. It doesn't have a touchscreen, but it compensates with a physical QWERTY keyboard, trying to appease those users needing such kind of input option. In terms of hardware, Nokia has done a remarkable job. There aren't many phones at this price point that can offer such build quality.

Unfortunately, this handset falls victim to its software, which is unintuitive and buggy. The Asha 302 costs as much as some low-end Android phones, which we would have been OK with, if it only meant that you won't be able to install many applications or do other such fancy stuff. But the Series 40 platform here is actually standing in the way of using the basic abilities of the phone, so why should you bother?

Software version of the reviewed unit: 14.26


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Pros

  • Good build quality

Cons

  • Poor user experience
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posted on 23 Apr 2012, 10:37 3

1. -RVM- (Posts: 329; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


i read 5.5 rating, i immediately thought "it was reviewed by Ray S. for sure". Confirmed.

posted on 23 Apr 2012, 10:53 1

2. ngo2dd (Posts: 773; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)


it is a s**tty phone

posted on 23 Apr 2012, 12:30 1

3. jackhammeR (Posts: 1548; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


software is "unintuitive "? I have a feeling Ray don't know how tu use simple phones.
Sad.
That's a phone. And that's all. If someone needs only that, it's perfect.

posted on 23 Apr 2012, 14:10

4. ngo2dd (Posts: 773; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)


I guess you need to read it to understand that it is a buggy software.

posted on 24 Apr 2012, 02:40

5. sadaivadai (Posts: 156; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)


Well Android on phones with this price range is more buggy and laggy than this software .. So for this price it deserves more respect ...

posted on 24 Apr 2012, 12:12 1

6. jackhammeR (Posts: 1548; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


show me a software which hasn't got any flaws at all.
android? give me a brake.

posted on 27 Apr 2012, 00:47

7. hkxm8 (Posts: 40; Member since: 08 Apr 2012)


6.0 with this phone, no more.

posted on 14 Jun 2012, 11:30

8. achinnayak02 (Posts: 1; Member since: 14 Jun 2012)


Please add Samsung Ch@t 527 review & compare with Nokia Asha 302.

posted on 02 Oct 2012, 00:20

9. Kamal1 (Posts: 1; Member since: 02 Oct 2012)


Nokia asha 302 is not like a samsung ch@t 527

posted on 29 Nov 2012, 04:04

10. Kamalthapa9282 (Posts: 1; Member since: 29 Nov 2012)


How to get MAC address of nokia asha 302.Please share me.i type the code *#62209526#.but i can't get.

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Display2.4 inches, 320 x 240 pixels (167 ppi) TFT
Camera3.2 megapixels
Hardware
Single core, 1000 MHz
128 MB RAM
Size4.54 x 2.32 x 0.53 inches
(115.2 x 58.9 x 13.5 mm)
3.74 oz  (106 g)
Battery1430 mAh, 9 hours talk time

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