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Nokia 225 / Nokia 225 Dual SIM

alaTest has collected and analyzed 783 reviews of Nokia 225 / Nokia 225 Dual SIM. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and price. The performance and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 225 / Nokia 225 Dual SIM is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Nokia 225 review


The Nokia 225 is the best of Nokia's old-style phones with alphanumeric keypads. It's a refinement of the Nokia 220, but with a larger display, better battery life and a slimmer body.

Slim and lightweight, with a robust polycarbonate body, the Nokia 225 comes in a range of bright colours, as well as good old-fashioned plain black. It's a solidly-built phone that will survive a good few knocks. The phone is much slimmer than most of...

Feb, 2015

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My first smart phone

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Previous Nokia was several years old, basic no camera even, but great for text and calls Wanted to try a smart phone at low cost, this does the job very well.Great screen. Which? say not hearing aid compatible ? works fine with mine.Agree small basic...

Mar, 2015

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Nokia 225


I have had this phone for a year and a half now and I can't understand the negative comments below. It is a very well designed device and performance regarding calls, texts and emails is very good. The built in browser was a bit pants, however updating...

Sep, 2016

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Nokia 225



Jul, 2016

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Nokia 225


Absurd little phone, what a waste of one's money, got a cheap android phone for less than I paid for the Mokia 225.

Jun, 2016

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Nokia 225


this phone is poor, txt system no in or out box ,you need a sd card for video and camera. blue tooth is worst I have seen you have to search every time you get in the car. my doro is magic compared to this rubbish, waste of £20.

May, 2016

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Nokia 225


I can't open the back to put SIM card in.

May, 2016

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Nokia 225


Avoid like plague! How can this have an average on 3 out of 5 stars? Everyone should avoid this phone like plague! Bad interface, no customisation opportunity, slow texting, Internet doesn't Work, limited calendar notes. And this is just a few of the...

Apr, 2016

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Nokia 225


Made a very good wedge to level up an uneven table, however, completely failed at being a mobile phone.

Apr, 2016

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Nokia 225


I've just bought a 'refurbished', unlocked, Nokia 225. I've spent two days trying to get it to access the internet (and being completely bemused by it having capacity for only 4 text messages!). Now I read this page I understand that this something of...

Mar, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, LPCM, MIDI, MP3, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Music player: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Voice Recording: Yes

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold:No / Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting:No / Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Built-in Camera: Yes
Digital Zoom:2
Main camera resolution (numeric):2
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2
Self-timer: Yes
Zoom capability: Yes


Body SAR (EU):0.77 / 0.78
Head SAR (EU):1.05

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:OPP, PBAP
Bluetooth version:3.0


Display diagonal:7.11
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:240 x 320
External display: No
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No
Position location:N / No


Keyboard: Yes
Keyboard layout:Alphanumeric keypad
Navigation key: Yes

Management features

Microphone mute: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Flash card support: Yes
Internal RAM:8
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:8


E-mail: Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900 / 850,900,1900 / 900,1800 / 900,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900 / 900,1800,1900,2100
Data network:GPRS, GSM
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Headphone outputs:1

Packaging Content

Headset included: Yes
Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes

Phone features

Form factor:Bar
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Events reminder, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Recorder / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0 / 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)


Battery Capacity:1200
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BL-4UL
Battery voltage:3.7
Continuous audio playback time:49
Continuous video playback time:13.5
Standby time (2G):648 / 864
Talk time (2G):21

Technical Details

Alarm function: Yes
Built-in flashlight: Yes
Calculator: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Green / Red / White / Yellow
FM recording: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG / JPS
Mobile operating systems supported:Nokia OS
Subscription type:No subscription
Type:Feature phone
Wireless Connection: Yes


Frame rate:15
Maximum frame rate:15
Video call:No / Yes
Video capture resolution (max):320 x 240
Video compression formats:3GP, AVI, H.262, H.263, M-JPEG, MP4, MPEG4 / 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, M-JPEG, MP4, MPEG4 / 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, M-JPEG, MPEG4 / 3GPP, AVI, H.263, H.264, M-JPEG, MP4, MPEG4
Video Playback: Yes
Video playback speed:25
Video recording: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :12.4
Weight:100.6 / 99.8
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