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Nokia Asha 230

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Nokia Asha 230. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the camera and screen. The price and portability also get good reviews. There are some less positive opinions about the sound and reliability, while there are some mixed reviews about the battery and durability.

size, portability, price, screen, camera

reliability, sound

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 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nokia Asha 230

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Nokia Asha 230 from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Many are critical about the usability.

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33% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

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: Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Nokia Asha 230

 

Nokia Asha 230 touch phone : Nokia underscored its commitment to connecting the next billion to the Internet by releasing the Asha 230, Nokia's most affordable full-touch Asha device to date. The Nokia Asha 230 is designed for people experiencing the...

With a forthcoming software update, the Nokia Asha 230 will introduce 7GB of free cloud storage on Microsoft OneDrive, and the option to automatically back up photos to the cloud. Priced at just EUR 45, the Nokia Asha 230 is the most affordable Asha...

Mar, 2014

Expert review by: Digit Mobile Phones (digit.in)

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

Consumer review by: vasanthi66 (mouthshut.com)

Nokia Asha 230

 

This phone ibam still using from more than a year. Excellent features, good quality phone, strong disply, its very good for call, messages, and internet browsing. Sound is so clear, camera quality 1.3mp is superb, the pictures are clear, good looking...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Mkreti (mouthshut.com)

Nokia Asha 230

 

This phone will bring back the memorable Era of Nokia when Nokia 3315 and Nokia 3310 were the mainstream products. Nokia Asha 230 like its ancestors(Nokia 3315) has an amazing battery. If used wisely, you can actually survive using the phone without...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: rosingul (mouthshut.com)

Nokia Asha 230

 

I gifted this phone to my auntie in march 2014. She wanted a phone for normal phone calling features so it was good for her. But if you want to have smart phone like features go for other phones from micromax, xolo, lava etc, Pros: Phone doesn't hang...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Mcoolgirl (mouthshut.com)

Nokia Asha 230

 

Simply awesome.decent phone I am using this for my office calls and mails.works so good.from more than one year, pretty good enough features, camera also ok 1.3 mp, msg ant browsings works well, quality of the phone is wonderful, clear good design...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Raj_P123 (mouthshut.com)

Nokia Asha 230

 

I just ordered this product for my dad, as he needs a touch device. He is not familiar with the Smart Phone's revolutionary changes, as still he is using a Nokia X1-01. The display is beautiful even with a small size. and most of the social...

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

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

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

Camera

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:Y
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

Certificates

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

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:4:3
Display:LCD
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

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No
Position location: No

Memory

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

Messaging

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

Multimedia

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

Navigation

GPS (satellite): No

Networking

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

Performance

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

Power

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

Software

Operating system installed:Asha
Operating System Version:1.4

Storage

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

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

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

Video

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

Depth:1.32
Height :9.95
Weight:89.2 / 89.3
Width:5.86
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