Dual SIM made simple
This is a low end device which has been made to look stylish while giving you the convenience of a dual SIM. Unlike most other mobile phones, the SIM cards can be switched without powering off the device. The phone has got a decent display and a well laid out QWERTY keyboard to make typing easy.
The phone measures 115.4 x 61.1 x 14 mm and is quite light at 105 gms. The phone is very easy to handle and fits easily in ones palm. You get support of Java applications and thus you can install some third party browsers if you do not like the stock one.
It has got a 1430 mAh battery which is quite good for the device and will provide you with good standby time and talk time. You get a wide range of colours to choose from.
While Nokia has been languishing and trailing behind their competitors in the high-end smartphone segment, they are still the de facto leader in the entry level market. With phones like the Asha 200, Nokia clearly shows that they have that market......
Pros: Dual SIM goodness with an easy access, hot swappable second SIM slot ; QWERTY Thumb board works well ; Good Battery life ; Very affordable price
Cons: No 3G capability ; No WiFi ; Performance a bit sluggish
Verdict: It may be a bit sluggish and it doesnu2019t have 3G or WiFi, but for the price of Php 3,500, the Nokia Asha is a definite steal. As Iu2019ve said, this phone may not be targeted at users like me, but I know a bargain when I see one and in my humble o...