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Nokia Asha 230

alaTest has collected and analyzed 90 reviews of Nokia Asha 230. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and camera are generally positive. The screen and size also get good comments. There are mixed comments on the battery and durability. Many are less positive about the sound and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia Asha 230 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Nokia Asha 230 from The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Some have doubts about the usability.


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This summary is based on the products: NOKIA 230 ASHA DUAL SIM 2.8" ITALIA BLACKNOKIA 230 ASHA DUAL SIM 2.8" ITALIA BLACK

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (

Nokia Asha 230


Hands-on at MWC 2014: Meet Nokia's £40 touchscreen phone

The Nokia Asha 230 is a cute phone that looks and feels better than many £40 phones. However, the poor screen and limited hardware/software mean it'll be of limited appeal to UK buyers.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Digit Mobile Phones (

Nokia Asha 230 Dual SIM


Nokia Asha 230 Dual SIM smartphone has a 2.8-inch QVGA display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution. The smartphone comes with the Fastlane UI, which shows notifications on to the home screen of the device. It has inbuilt proximity and accelerometer...

Mar, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AMR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, MP3, MP4, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EFR, FR, HR
Voice Recording: Yes


Battery Capacity:1020
Battery Type:BL-5C
Browsing time:6
Continuous audio playback time:42
Continuous video playback time:8
Standby time (2G):792
Talk time (2G):11

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Auto Focus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Camera resolution:1280 x 960
Digital Zoom:3
Front Camera: No
Main camera resolution:1280 x 960
Main camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Maximum frame rate:15
Photo effects:black&white, Negative film, Sepia
Rear Camera Resolution:1280 x 960
Rear camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Second Camera: No
Self-timer: Yes
Video recording: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent / Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Manual


Body SAR (EU):0.61
Head SAR (EU):0.7

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, FTP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PBAP
Bluetooth version:3.0


Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Bar


Aspect Ratio:4:3
Display diagonal:7.11
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:320 x 240
Display Type:LCD
External display: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Pixel density:142
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No


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


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


Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, AMR-NB, MIDI, MP3, WMA
FM radio: Yes
Video formats supported:3GP, H.263, H.264, MP4, MPEG4


GPS (satellite): No


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GSM
3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVCTP, FTP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PBAP
Bluetooth version:3.0
Data network:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GPRS, GSM
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
WAP: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Packaging Content

Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Operating system installed:Asha
Operating System Version:1.4
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Phone features

Conference call: Yes
Form factor:Bar
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Detailed contact information, Events reminder, Games, Notes / Backlight, Beach, Cuisine, Documents, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Panorama, Portrait, Self-portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Speakerphone: Yes
SyncML: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Battery Capacity:1020
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BL-5C
Battery voltage:3.7
Continuous audio playback time:42
Continuous video playback time:8
Standby time (2G):501 / 504
Talk time (2G):12


Operating system installed:Asha
Operating System Version:1.4


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size:32


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Accelerometer: Yes
Camera included: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Green / Red / White / Yellow
Device lock: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG / JPG, RAW
Mobile operating systems supported:Nokia OS
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Type:Feature phone


Video call: No
Video capture resolution (max):320 x 240
Video capturing speed:15
Video compression formats:3GP, H.263, H.264, MP4
Video Playback: Yes
Video playback speed:25
Video recording: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :9.95
Weight:89.2 / 89.3