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Nokia Asha 201 review

6/10 AVG.
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6/10
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The Nokia Asha 201 currently has an Informr score of 6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
2.4"
Camera
2+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Recombu

If you want something that will give you a solid battery and do the basics then the Nokia Asha 201 is ideal - functional, inexpesnive, unfussy.

- Thomas Newton , Recombu
Know Your Mobile

As you can tell, there are a lot of shortcomings but the Asha 201 has a standout feature. It can record radio, which is unusual even in smartphones and quite handy. Performance from the processor is reasonable too.Sadly, that's it for the positives because the Asha 201 has a few gaping holes in its...

- Ben Griffin, Know Your Mobile
The Register

If your main requirements are making voice calls and keeping on top of your e-mails and texts then the Asha 201 is an easy recommendation. The screen is sharp and bright, the keyboard nearly faultless and the new-look S40 interface a joy to behold. If you want a phone that can handle data then the 3...

- Alun Taylor, The Register


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Screen Size
2.4"

The Nokia Asha 201's screen size is 2.4 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
2+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 2+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
10 MB

Internal memory is 10 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1430mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1430 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 37 days standby time.

Asha 201 Specs

Overview
Release date February 9, 2012
Regions available United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/1800 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE
SIM card size
Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor
Internal Storage 10 MB
RAM 32 MB
ROM 64 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.28 W/kg
Body: 0.92 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1430 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 37 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Material Unknown
Colors Pink, Aqua, Green, Blue, Orange, Graphite, White, Light Pink
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.5 x 6.1 x 1.4 cm (4.5 x 2.4 x 0.6 in)
Weight 105 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 2.4 inches
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type QWERTY
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Ovi Mail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM, Google Talk
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles DUN, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization SyncML
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
2+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
4x digital
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
QCIF (176 x 144 pixels), 10 fps
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, MP4, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Streaming Video No
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder No
Games Downloadable, Pre-installed
Apps Downloadable ()
Included Software / Apps -
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