Nokia Asha 306

Updated: 21-10-2013 12:12:12
Asha 306


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₹ 3,200
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OS Proprietary
Memory Card microSD, Up to 32 GB
Internal Memory 10 MB
Display Size 3.0 inch
Rear Camera 2.0 MP
Battery Standard Li-ion 1110 mAh
Our Ratings
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General Information
Announced June, 2012
Form Factor Bar
Box Content Charger, Headset, USB Cable
Shades Silver White, Red, Mid Blue, Dark Grey
Languages English
OS Proprietary
Display Colours 56K
Display Resolution (H) 240 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 400 pixels
Display Size 3.0 inch
Pixels Per Inch Density 155 ppi ppi
Display Type TFT
Rear Camera 2.0 MP
Camera Resolution 1600x1200 pixels
Video Resolution 176x144 @ 10fps
Digital Zoom
Primary Camera 2.0 MP, 1600x1200 pixels, Digital Zoom
Call Log
Memory Card microSD, Up to 32 GB
Internal Memory 10 MB
Dimensions & Weight
Height 110.3 mm
Width 53.8 mm
Thickness 12.8 mm
Weight 96 gms
Maximum Standby Time Up to 600 hours
Maximum Talktime Up to 14 hours
Battery Standard Li-ion 1110 mAh
Internet & Connectivity
Bluetooth v2.1 with EDR
WAP v2.0
USB v2.0
Browser WAP
SIM Type Mini
Networks 2G
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Basic Features
Voice Memo
Alarm Clock
SNS Integration
Music Player
Video Player
Voice Recording
Image Viewer
Video Recording
3.5mm Jack/Port
Ringtones Polyphonic, MIDI, MP3
T9 Dictionary
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, IM
Accelerometer Sensor

Nokia Asha 306 Overview

Nokia Asha 306: One of the Best Nokia Phones

29 Jan, 13 06:44 PM

Overview of Nokia Asha 306

The Nokia Asha 306 is arguably one of the finest cell phones from Nokia. Released in June 7, 2012, it boasts of features and capabilities you will not find in other contemporary models within the same price point. It has a dimension of 110.3 x 53.8 x 12.8 mm and weighs 96 g. It has a display of 3 inches TFT resistive touchscreen, 56K colours, with a screen resolution of 240 x 400 Pixels. This model has a 2 megapixel Camera with 1600x1200 pixels and a video recording option. It has an internal memory of 10 MB and can be expanded up to 32 GB using micro SD cards. The phone is also enabled with GPRS, EDGE and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The Nokia Asha 306 is powered via its 1110 mAh Li-ion battery and has a talk time of 14 hours, standby time of 600 hours and music play of 40 hours. Nokia Asha 306 is available in four colours, silver white, red, mid blue, dark grey.

Nokia Asha 306 Design and Build Quality

The Nokia Asha 306 is a candy bar phone measuring 110.3 by 53.8 by 12.8 millimetres. Weighing only 96 grams, it has a 3-inch TFT resistive touchscreen with a resolution of 240 by 400 pixels and 56K colors.

User Interface and Comfort to Use Nokia Asha 306

The Asha 305 comes with a conventional keypad for easy texting and a multi-touch display screen for fuss-free navigation.

Telephony and Phonebook

The Asha 306 has a spacious phonebook with the photo call option so you can have a bird’s eye view of who is calling you.

Messaging and Email

With the Asha 306, you can send SMS and MMS. You can also transmit instant messages and e-mail in order to keep connected with your net buddies.

Gallery, Photo Viewer and Video Player

After taking pictures and videos, you can view and watch them with the Asha 306’s photo gallery and video player.

Nokia Asha 306 Music Player and FM Radio

The Asha 306 comes with a FM radio and a music player that can process AAC, WMA, WAV and MP3 files. You can use the WAV and MP3 files for sound alerts.

Nokia Asha 306 Camera and Image Quality

The Asha 306 has a 2-megapixel camera with a maximum resolution of 1600 by 1200. However, it has no flash or secondary camera.

Video Camera and Video Quality

Video recording is another strong suit of the Nokia Asha 306. Its recorder can record scenes with a resolution of 176 by 144 pixels, at 10 frames per minute.

Nokia Asha 306 Connectivity Options

The Nokia Asha 306 has WLAN, EDGE and GPRS connections for web connectivity. It also has a v2.1 with EDR Bluetooth connection so you can pair and share files with other Bluetooth devices.

Organiser and other Utility Tools

Asha 306 makes your life easier with its organiser feature (alarm clock, calendar, stopwatch, to name a few.)

Web Browser and Applications

Surfing the net is indeed easier with the Asha 306 with its web browser WAP 2.0/xHTML. It also features a Java application. There are built-in games but you can always download new ones if ever you want to try out a new entertaining adventure.

Google Maps and GPS

The Asha 306 has no Global Positioning System or Google Maps feature.

Distinctive Features of Nokia Asha 306

The Nokia Asha 306 boasts of a wide array of color choices – Red, Mid Blue, Silver white and dark grey. It also comes with a sensor accelerometer for fast processing of requests.

Value for Money

At Rs 4,800 (approx., may vary), the Nokia Asha 306 is a good purchase for individuals who want a fun touch screen phone for texting, calling, and various other uses.


Given its relatively affordable price, the Nokia Asha 306 is a great buy for individuals who want a great communication tool with web surfing and picture-taking qualities.

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29-01-2013 02:22:00

nice cell phone.......


24-12-2012 06:20:00

it is so boring cannot zoom a picture.its camera sounds can't be turned also have many other problems it hangs again and again.

Damien Marwein

23-11-2012 12:07:00

will whatsapp work on this?


18-11-2012 16:43:00

super duper model


17-08-2012 11:41:00

it is of no use


17-08-2012 06:05:00

has anyone used it? how is it?

Chiraag Rocks

04-08-2012 05:00:00

it has Gps.........?

Jawad Latif

31-07-2012 07:14:00

It is not dual sim. Correct your post