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Nokia Asha 205

alaTest has collected and analyzed 302 reviews of Nokia Asha 205. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and battery. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical opinions about the connectivity and sound.

size, usability, performance, battery, price

sound, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia Asha 205 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Nokia Asha 205 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on People are impressed by the battery and durability. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the performance, while some have doubts about the reliability and sound.

usability, portability, price, durability, battery

sound, reliability

75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia Asha 205 Sim Free Mobile Phone - BlackNokia Asha 205 Sim Free Mobile Phone - Black

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Alex Todd (

Nokia Asha 205 Review: First Look


Whilst the Lumia line is Nokia's foothold in the flagship smartphone market, its Asha family is more at home offering smart features in a much simpler, more affordable package, typically to markets where…

May, 2013

Expert review by: Laique Khan (

Nokia Asha 205 Review


Nokia Asha 205 Review gives a detail information on the latest mobile handset. This new phone comes with Facebook dedicated key.

• Dual-SIM enabled ; • Good display ; • Excellent sound quality ; • Comfortable typing ; • Net browsing is fast ; • Pre-loaded games ; • Light and sleek

• Pathetic camera ; • Lacks GPS, Wi-Fi and USB ; • Outdated OS ; • NO 3G

Considering the price, Asha 205 proves to be a good deal for the tight fisted consumers, though it won’t give freedom that you get in smart phones for accessing Facebook, still worth the investment. If you are looking for some cheap handset with good...

May, 2013

Expert review by: Techtree (

Review: Nokia Asha 205


Excellent build; Great Keypad; Hot-swappable external SIM slot; Decent sound quality; Easy to use interface; Well priced

No 3G or Wifi; Lacks USB port; Memory Card slot under the battery; No WhatsApp

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Clinton Jeff (

Nokia Asha 205 Unboxing


Along with the Nokia 206, the Nokia Asha 205 was also announced last November. QWERTY phones are pretty hard to come by nowadays so it’ll...

Consumer review by: N/A (

Unlockeed phone


easy to see ; good reception

the plug is perprirtary ; no mini usb

Dec, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, MP4 / AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA / AAC, MIDI, MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA / AAC, MIDI, MP3, MP4, WMA
FM radio: Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:32
Ringer type:MP3
Visual radio support: Yes
Voice codecs:AMR, AMR-NB / AMR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB
Voice Recording: Yes

Call management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Auto Focus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Digital Zoom:4
Main camera resolution:176 x 144 / 640 x 480
Main camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Photo effects:Grey, Negative film, Sepia / Negative film, Sepia
Second Camera: No
Self-timer: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Fluorescent / Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent / Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent / Auto, Daylight, Incandescent / Auto, Manual
Zoom capability:No / Yes

Data Transmission

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR


Display diagonal:6.1
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:240 x 320 / 320 x 240
External display: No
Orientation sensor:No / Yes
Touchscreen:No / Yes

GPS Performance

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): No
GPS (satellite): No


Keyboard: Yes
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Navigation key: Yes

Management features

Microphone mute: Yes
Support for contact groups: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / microSDHC
Flash card support: Yes
Internal Memory:16 / 64
Internal RAM:16
Maximum memory card size:32


Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
E-mail protocols:IMAP4, IMAPS, POP3, SMTP / IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Support for e-mail attachments: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900 / 900,1800
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
Data network:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
EDGE multislot class:12
GPRS multislot class:12
GSM bands supported:850,900,1800,1900 / 900,1800
Near Field Communication (NFC):No / Yes
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Other features

Built-in processor:STE 4910
Connection to PC: Yes
Full-size keyboard: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Operating system installed:N, - / Symbian OS, Series 40 Asha
Video capability: Yes

Packaging Content

Headphones included: Yes
Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes

Phone features

Conference call: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Form factor:Bar
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Countdown timer, Games, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Events reminder, Games, Notes, Recorder, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Events reminder, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Games, Notes, Recorder, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Games, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Phonebook capacity:1000
Speakerphone: Yes
SyncML: Yes
Text prediction system:T9
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB A
USB port: Yes


Battery Capacity:1020
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BL-5C
Battery voltage:3.7
Continuous audio playback time:30 / 31
Standby time (2G):600 / 608 / 891
Talk time (2G):11

Technical Details

Accelerometer: No
Alarm function: Yes
Built-in flashlight: No
Camera included: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Black, Blue / Black, Cyan / Cyan / Grey / Magenta, Pink / Orange, White / Pink
Equalizer: Yes
FM recording: Yes
Image formats supported:EXIF, JPG / JPG, PNG, TIF
Subscription type:No subscription
T9 text input: Yes
Type:Entry-level phone
USB mass storage: Yes
Video formats supported:3G2, 3GP / 3GP, ASF, AVI, MP4, WMV / 3GP, ASF, AVI, WMV
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless Connection:No / Yes


Frame rate:10 / 15
Preview frame rate:15
Video call: No
Video capture resolution (max):176 x 144
Video compression formats:3GP, H.263, MPEG4
Video Playback: Yes
Video playback speed:15
Video recording: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.3 / 6.1
Height :1.3 / 11.3
Width:11.3 / 6.11
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