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Comment: best phone i have ever owned
Good: i like it's shape
Comment: this mobile is just awsum.
Good: It might slow down a bullet (but not stop it), maybe it could save you?
Comment: The phone is slow, VERY slow. It has many bugs, even on the latest software version from Nokia, it's so bad at many levels. For instance, you can't run Facebook chat and Whatsapp at the same time, the phone will crash after a few minutes. The sound quality is awful and its reception is even worse. Do not buy it, not even as an SMS phone only, it will drive you insane.
Bad: they deducte credit too much
Comment: phone battery not good at all
Good: the keyboard is easy to use and keys arent too hard
Bad: breaks easily, i dont use the internet and it is still slow and i would not recomend this phone at all
Comment: i brought this phone as a replacement for nokia C1-01 and have been very disappointed with the phone
Comment: what do u guys think about dis phone?
Good: A comfortable and easy to use qwerty keypad, a large display screen which allows easy access of menu components through shortcuts. A simple, classy appeareance
Bad: It has a very slow processing ability especially when it comes to the internet. Takes long to open pages on the internet.
Comment: The Nokia Asha 201 is an easy to use mobile phone with one of the latest, easiest, cheapest ways to chat with family, friends and associated - The WhatsApp chat application.
Listen to radio and your music with good audio thanks to the remarkable speakers that simply stand out.
I recommend this phone for everyone who loves class and enjoys texting at ease, the Nokia Asha 201.
Good: It is perfect for me.
Bad: Nothing as I only need a phone for life
Comment: I wanted to update my old LG A133 mobile decided a budget of £50.
Went out looking in various outlets for a new phone, saw the Nokia which was just right for me.
Car phone Warehouse gave a good offer on the mobile which meant I could buy this at £19.95 as an upgrade. It perfect for me as I am not a "must have" all the extras on a mobile person.
Good: camera,set out
Comment: easy to use ,nice set out, realy good camera and realy good free web search but memorys not great.
Good: Good keyboard Very long battery life Nice Twitter and Facebook integration MicroSD card slot Solid build
Bad: No 3G No Wi-Fi Poor camera Slow processor Small, low resolution screen
Comment: The Nokia Asha 201 is a budget handset, and it does do quite a lot. The social media integration is a particular plus point, and we do see what Nokia is trying to achieve here.
Yes, you can get Android-based, larger screened handsets for around the same money, but the implementation of Android isn't great and we're inclined to like Nokia's chutzpah in sticking with S40. Still, there are pros and cons.
The keyboard is quite comfy to use and well made. Considering the low price of this phone, it's a pleasant surprise.
Battery life is superb. We might even go as far as suggesting the Nokia Asha 201 as a good second handset for those times when you need long battery life and don't have access to mains power.
The Nokia Asha 201 runs slowly. Waiting for apps to run is not what we like to do, and we have to put up with it here. It's not interminable, but it is noticeable.
There's no 3G. This means every online activity feels slow, from downloading web pages to getting Twitter feed updates. And there's no Wi-Fi. You can't hop onto a free wireless network for a bit of fast connected action, which is a real shame.
Contacts aren't drawn from Twitter and Facebook, so you have to type them in manually. It's a real pain, actually.
The camera and video recorder aren't up to much, and the phone has a very small screen. At 2.4 inches and a mere 240 x 320 pixels, the screen is tiny, and anything media-rich suffers as a result.
Nokia has stuck its neck out in using the very old S40 operating system and foregoing Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. In the end we aren't sure it quite works for us. The slowish processor is a bind, and we'd have liked either Wi-Fi or 3G to make this handset feel like a worthy model for 2012.
But there's no denying that the Nokia Asha 201's relatively low specs make for awesome battery life, and with that we are impressed. Build quality is also good, with a very nice physical keyboard for those who like to communicate with the written word.
The Nokia Asha 201 is a low cost 'feature phone plus', let down by the absence of 3G and Wi-Fi but lifted by a good keyboard and impressive battery life.
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