The Finnish tech giant Nokia has come up with an affordable 3G handset - Nokia 208. This budget 3G feature phone is now available through online shopping website Snapdeal for Rs. 5,299.
Nokia 208 Dual SIM is a simple and elegant looking phone. The device comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA LCD display having resolution of 320 x 240 pixels at 166ppi. Stuffed with 64MB of RAM and 256MB of ROM (expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card), the handset is powered by Symbian S40 OS.
The biggest highlight of Nokia 208 is the coming of 3.5G connectivity. With 3G support you can browse internet at the speed of light. Now watch a full length movie on YouTube without any lags or glitches. The device comes pre-loaded with Facebook and Twitter apps.
The device also houses a 1.3-mega pixel rear facing fixed focus camera with 2x zoom facility. You can also record QVGA videos at 15fps (frames per second). Moreover, the shooter at the rear back is proficient in taking pictures in Panorama mode. The camera also supports sequential mode.
The makers have added a 1020mAh Li Ion battery. Other connectivity options include: Bluetooth 3.0, Dual SIM, FM Radio, mail for exchange and USB v2.0, among others. The device measures 12.8mm in terms of thickness and weighs 90.6 grams.
Now the question arises here is whether to get the Nokia 208 dual SIM with 3G connectivity or pick the Asha 501. Well, if you are hunting for a handset that is equally powerful at the same times comes with host of features, then check out Nokia Asha 501.
The Nokia Asha 501 is not only close to a smartphone, but it also has revamped UI . On the other hand, the Asha 501 does not have 3G connectivity built-in. Moreover, the handset has Wi-Fi connection, a better camera, and lastly adorable UI.
The Asha 501 packs a 3-inch display with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. There's a 3.2-mega pixel rear facing camera. However, no front facing camera is given on the front. For the first time, Nokia has come with microSIM support in a low end handset. The inbuilt 4GB of ROM is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card. The battery lasts up to 17 hours. You can purchase the Nokia Asha 501 for as low as Rs. 4700. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates.