Nokia Asha 309, Its Multimedia Worth A Glance
Gives its own color and exist to play in all classes, making winners of phones from Finland still glance by consumers. As if not want to go with the flow, Nokia openly use Windows Phone OS (upper middle class) and Symbian (lower middle) to compete with other operating systems. Included in the lower class through its Asha series with Symbian S40 platform.
Coincidentally getting silver white color combination. Looks exclusive with matching black color in the face around the screen. Below the screen there are physical button answer and reject calls. The rest just glass boards that optimized as virtual execution fields.
Glancing at the edges, at the top lined up charger port, microUSB, and 3.5 mm audio. Moving to the right edge there was a lock screen button and volume. In the opposite position, available hotswap MicroSD slot that can be installed/off easily without the need dismantle the rear casing.
In the back, 2 MP camera lens already embedded. Beneath it seen the body speakers line which places of emit sound.
Experience perform activities with Asha 309 fairly exciting. Fitting dimensions, with 109.9 x 54 x 13.2 mm making Asha 309 comfortable held during phone or SMS. That makes it a little minus in the glossy coating that often leave fingerprints.
For matters of songs Nokia Asha 309 can reliable. Burst of sound sounded good with the combination of mid and treble that balance. Only minimal was bass sound. Not too dominant boomed so feels something that missing.
Music features setting looks simple. Equalizer only has five genre. Namely pop, rock, jazz, classical, and normal. With all of five you can get a wide variety of music that can be optimized according to the song playing.
Move to camera, its photo result quite promising. Even without the flash, photographing inside the room with a splash of neon lights still produce a pretty good picture. Color still looks mature with 2 MP level of sharpness. While outside room with enough light, the photo result much sharper.
Same as the previous generations Asha which is 305, 306, and 311, Asha 309 have access to free entertainment. Total of 40 free games can be downloaded directly from EA. These include Need for Speed, FIFA 12, Monopoly, Bejeweled and more. Just go to EA Games menu and take advantage of WiFi service facilities. And you can also download full version games for free.
Not only that, if less you can optimize your 309 device by downloading various applications as needed.
Intentionally try this map feature. With EDGE network connectivity, Nokia Asha 309 quite capable of running fast. Map that appear has precise accuracy. When referring to the headquarters only takes about 5 seconds. Includes display objects around it.
If you want details, you can choose search nearby. Location of Hotel, ATM, Restaurants, Schools, and others can be shown. Quite powerful for the size of lower class phone.
(+) Good camera in its class, bursts of sound from the speaker body is low noise
(-) Its glossy material often leave fingerprints, camera doesn’t include flash.
Network : GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Dimension/Weight : 109.9 x 54 x 13.2 mm / 102 g
Battery : Lithium ion, 1110 mAh
Standby Time : 650 hours
Talk Time : 6 hours
Display : TFT capacitive touchscreen, 56K colors, 240 x 400 pixels, 3.0 inch (-155 ppi pixel density)
OS : Symbian S40
Camera : 2 MP, 1600 x 1200 pixel
Video : 176 x 144 @10fps
Audio player : MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC+
Video player : MP4 /H.264/H.263/WMV
Wireless : 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Cable : MicroUSB v2.0, jack audio 3. 5mm
Internal Memory : 20 MB. 128 MB ROM, 64 MB RAM
External Memory : MicroSD, up to 32 GB
Messaging : SMS, MMS, email, IM
Others : WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Stereo FM radio with RDS, SNS integration, EA Games, Nokia Store, Nokia Maps, Nokia Life Tools, Mail, Internet Radio, Facebook, Twitter, Weather, News Read.
Sales Package : Handset, battery, charger, earphone, user manual.