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hi friends, i brought this phone last week...those who are gona buy this listen to me carefully coz i am gona tell the true pros and coons of this mobile...


looks good
build gud
feels gud in hand
good battery backup of 1.5 days on heavy use also
battery charges faster


if u r a heavy texter, forget this...the keypad is so small u cant type at will take atleast 3 minutes or more to type a small message of three lines...whatsapp chatng feels like hell with tiny keypad....the qwerty is much worse than the other...just forget about messaging and chatng in this mobile...u will hate it

this mobile hangs a lot..a lot means a lot...most of the time when u open internet it hangs, net is not tat fast..

when u r using internet nd browsing , if u accidentally swipe hard u will go to timeline...this will happen to u most of the time and hence u will have to reload the page all again...this is has not done good research on this..very bad feature ....

screen is so small u just cant zoom the photos...pinch to zoom is really tough to do...

nokia cud have made this OS much simpler but they hav made it very complicated....

and last wordings...frankly if u dont have enuf money nd is looking for a touch screen mobile or a second phone u can buy it...otherwise pls dont buy it ...add some money and buy a 4 inch screen mobile...touch screen mobiles r good to use if it has atleast 3.5 inch screen..otherwise u will go thru hell like this phone....i hv been using galaxy pro nd now i feel hell...i took this phone fr battery back up...the only advantage i feel...

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  • 2014-07-09 17:40
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> In reply to shu @ 2014-07-06 09:45 from KAek - click to readtemple run2 not support
App lok not support

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  • 2014-07-07 22:12
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> In reply to shu @ 2014-07-06 09:45 from KAek - click to readObviously, it support

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  • 2014-07-07 17:58
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i can't download any app

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  • 2014-07-06 21:24
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> In reply to shu @ 2014-07-06 09:45 from KAek - click to readYes, it supports

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  • 2014-07-06 18:08
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Whats app support or not??????

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  • 2014-07-06 09:45
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-07-04 23:33 from LE{f - click to readSystem on Chip (SoC): Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225
CPU: Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5
Graphics processor: Adreno 203
RAM: 64 MB

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  • 2014-07-05 17:49
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how can i find the megahertz of this phone?

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  • 2014-07-04 23:33
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Everything works great, solid build, very smooth operating system, touch screen and loudspeaker is great but earpiece volume is low, I face problems in understanding the person on the other end when I am in noisy areas.

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  • 2014-07-04 19:18
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-06-23 17:32 from KAex - click to readbest mob in the world.....

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  • 2014-07-04 16:19
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i dont know where to save msgs and how to save msg.
as in other phones DRAFT folder is available.but in this phone, its really difficult to find some service provider's msg also. for the first time when i have to save the gprs settings msgs from my service provider. i am unable to do that. thats why i am unable to use internet also. i am sick of his hunt.
kindly guide me how to find them.

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  • 2014-07-04 03:47
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-06-27 15:20 from UNUb - click to readFirstly,all phones these days have messages in conversation format,its easy and convenient,so don't crib.As far as ur earphone issue is concerned, buy the Nokia wh 208 model.It supports changing songs,fm channels and accepting and rejecting calls.

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  • 2014-06-27 21:20
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No segregation message on this model. Messages are in form of conversation mode, which can not be changed. 2nd- No changing of music/radio channels while pressing the earphone. I face uncomfortable with this model. Do not buy it...

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  • 2014-06-27 15:20
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I Nokia Asha is the best, my problem is that I don't know how to use it yet. I bought airtime and I don't know where to load it.

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  • 2014-06-26 14:03
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> In reply to 786 @ 2014-06-25 04:14 from XutU - click to readTexts are clear.U may face an issue with typing though bcoz of the small screen.I can type on the asha 230 but not as fast as on my Lumia 620(it has a Swype keyboard).The nokia x series has a Swype keyboard too.

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  • 2014-06-25 15:52
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its gud because its stylisg and its in my budget.if there is Wi-Fi then its more better.

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  • 2014-06-25 09:35
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> In reply to Drumil136 @ 2014-06-24 22:11 from 2@tH - click to readRead somewhere that due to small screen texts arent so much clear

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  • 2014-06-25 04:14
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also i forgot to mention there is no wifi on this phone.if u want a wifi phone with similar specs at a low cost check out the nokia asha 500.
also guys keep in mind this not a is just a feature phone.

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  • 2014-06-24 22:46
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Guys I have been using this phone for a month now and I am very impressed with its build quality,durability,battery back up,ease to perform basic functions
Here are the pros and cons
1)It has a strong build quality.
2)Glance screen and double tap to wake up(u may have to tap it thrice though)
3)Smooth Os
4)Fast lane for multitasking(it gives u a brief history of all the things u do.U can go back to any of things u did from fast lane.
5)slide notifactions that appear when u unlock ur phone.
6)a notification centre
7)decent camera quality
8)WhatsApp and other social networking apps
9)amazing battery back up(provided u don't use internet a lot)
10)low price
1)low display quality as compared to smartphones(but helps saves battery as smartphones with very high quality displays consume battery really fast)
2)only 64 MB ram(not a gaming phone.if u want one buy a smartphone)



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  • 2014-06-24 22:11
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> In reply to nurul @ 2014-06-24 19:27 from t1$A - click to readU got to learn how to conserve battery.the usp of this phone is its stand by time

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  • 2014-06-24 21:24
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