Nokia Asha 230

Posted:
Feb 24, 2014
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Feb 1, 2014

Display

Display size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

143 ppi

Technology:

LCD

Screen-to-body:

41.56 %

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Capacitive

Features:

Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8225

Processor:

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5

GPU:

Adreno 203

RAM:

0.06 GB

Storage expansion:

microSD

Device type:

Feature phone

Battery

Capacity:

1020 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

11.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)

Stand-by time:

33.0 days (792 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)

Music playback:

42.00 hours

Video playback:

8.00 hours

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

1.3 megapixels

Features:

CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8

Software Features:

Digital image stabilization, Self-timer, Digital zoom, White balance presets

Video recording:

320x240 (QVGA) (25 fps)

Recording format:

H.263

Features:

Video sharing

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

3.92 x 2.31 x 0.52 inches (99.5 x 58.6 x 13.2 mm)

Weight:

3.15 oz (89 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, WAV, AMR, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, 3GPP

Radio:

FM, Stereo

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging

Location:

Cell ID

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

OTA sync

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0, CSS, Javascript 1.8

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Yes

API:

JSR-75, JSR-82, JSR-118, JSR-135, JSR-139, JSR-172, JSR-177, JSR-179, JSR-184, JSR-185, JSR-205, JSR-211, JSR-226, JSR-234, JSR-256

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 27, 2013

FCC ID value:

QTLRM-987 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.06 W/kg

Body:

0.84 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.30 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box:

Nokia Charger AC-18, Nokia Battery BL-5C , Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide
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This device is also known as Nokia RM-987

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Nokia Asha 230 Dual Sim

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Thick body (0.52 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash

Description

With a size of 2.8 inches, it has a pixel density of no more or less than 142 ppi. The Asha 230 comes with 64MB RAM and 256MB of native memory. The storage space is expandable up to 32 GB via a microSD card. The Nokia 230Asha comes with a 1.3MP camera on its back. A 1020mAh removable battery powers the affordable device and it is stated that users can squeeze as much as 42 hours of battery life during music playback.

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