Asha 300 - £55
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Nokia Asha 300
The Nokia Asha 300 is an updated version of the Nokia C3-01. Nokia is a big name in the entry-level smartphone market and the Asha 300 is a good example of why this is the case. It offers a decent feature list in a robust device and at an affordable price.
This phone has a 2.4 inch touchscreen that displays in 167PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Asha 300's stand out feature is its 5MP camera, which is very impressive for a phone in this price range. It can also can record video in up to 480p. This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 1GHz single core processor and 0.1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 13 out of 100.
The Asha 300 has an estimated battery life of around 6 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1110mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Asha 300 comes with 0.14GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage.
The Asha 300 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). This phone is not Wi-Fi compatible.
The Nokia Asha 300 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via the built in Facebook and Twitter Apps and can access the Nokia Store to take advantage of all that it has to offer.
Nokia's Asha 300 is capable of handling most basic functions competently and has much to recommend it. Its low price and expansive feature list make it easy to recommend, however the lack of Wi-Fi limits its capabilities, especially for users with a strong social media habit.