Nokia Asha 303 - Pros and Cons

Nokia Asha 303 - Pros and Cons

QWERTY keyboard

TFT capacitive touchscreen

256K colors only

A small screen, 2.6 inches

A poor resolution, ~154 ppi pixel density

microSD, up to 32GB


Call records

Only 100 MB user available internal memory

Ram isnt enough, 128 MB



microUSB v2.0

USB On-the-
go support

3.2 MP cam

Fixed focus, not auto focus

videos only

No Secondary

1 GHz
CPU with a 128 RAM?, who calculated this joke?

Threaded view


Flash Lite
in the browser

Stereo FM radio with RDS


MIDP 2.1

SNS integration

Predictive text input
with a QWERTY keyboard?

Touch and Type


microUSB port charging

2GB card included

Angry Birds exclusively designed

No multitasking

No smart dialing

No video-calling

No document viewer

Memory card is non-hot-swappable

Finger prints proof

Doesnt do well under sunlight

Its a touch screen phone, but you have to economise with 2.6 inches

A logical responsiveness, it neglects minor fiddlings of insignificance

Physical shortcut keys for
Messaging and Music

Keys are nicely sized

No dedicated camera key

No LED flash

The camera lens not protected

1300 mAh BP-3L Li-Ion battery.

47 hours of music playback

A good build quality

No HDMI port

The lower video frames per second rate is horrifying. The maximum
video recording rate is 15
frames per second

Its only 99 grams, even lighter than the latest

Stereo headset

No proximity sensor

Inbuild Nokia Maps application uses Cell ID and locates your whereabouts

You cannot use a Bluetooth GPS reciever either

Maps uses data connection to load maps

The native browser uses a dedicated server to compress web pages just like Opera Mini

Kinetic scrolling

Flash support doesnt go beyond 3.0

The weekly view is missing in the calendar app

You can set only one alarm at a time

A voice recorder with unlimited recording time

You cant assigh more than one facebook or twitter account to the social app once

A social app widget that can be placed in the homestead which automatically updates

The camera app only operates in the portrait mode

High noise levels in the cam

microUSB charging

USB on the go, you can plug USB flash drivers and even other Nokia phones

USB on the go doesnt take card readers in

One of the cheapest WiFI enabled phones

No TV-Out

A music player home screen widget ( but it doesnt let the user skip the playing song or pause a playing one)

It does Xvid/DivX videos too. But the videos need to be at least 700MB and nHD resolution to be played

Headphone output is unsatisfactory

No LED flash in the cam

You can assign ringtones to each contact

No voice dialing

You can have only one favorite contact

With the Mail app you can create multiple accounts. It just required your email
address and password only

You can have a Mail widget on the homescreen, but it doesnt show just recieved emails

The Chat app supports Facebook, Google Talk, Ovi Chat, Windows Live Messenger, MySpce IM and Yahoo! Chat

A Chat widget for the homescreen

No accelerometer

No dedicated camera key

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