- Symbian S40 (Nokia operating system)
- 2.4 "(6.1 cm) touch screen, 240 x 320 pixels
- GPRS (not UMTS)
The Nokia Asha 200 Dual SIM phone is an option for frequent Tipper laying on a full physical QWERTY keyboard and value write unwillingly on the virtual keyboard of a smartphone. Despite the housing made of plastic, the model makes a high-quality material and impression almost is pleasant to stable. The keys have a good tactile feedback. The display is not a touch screen, but has nevertheless a bright, color bright image.
Since it is a Nokia-own operating system, the user interface is not comparable to the extensive operating systems current smartphones, and there are no apps in a similar amount. Some apps for popular services, however, are pre-installed on the Nokia Asha 200, such as a Facebook app. These limitations of the relatively low price can compensate - if you want to tap especially and smartphone features sets no great value.
The most important advantage of the Nokia Asha 200 presented in our dual SIM mobile test thus the QWERTY keyboard out. It is convenient for all, the wolllen again via SMS, email, or postings on social networks quickly exchange messages. Immediately below the display is also located a special button to go directly to the e-mail program and to send a message. The easy access to eg Facebook or Twitter (called Nokia "speedy social") is a further advantage - as well as the advantage that you can switch back and forth for its communication between two SIM cards.
Switch easily between two SIM cards
The use of 2 SIM cards is designed for frequent Tipper eg useful when an SMS Flat is booked on a SIM card, and the other SIM has an Internet flat rate for surfing in mobile portals. Or if you want to disconnect it professional mails of private SMS and MMS. Because both SIM cards standby are active in parallel, one must not only cumbersome SIM1 switch to SIM2 to use the other card. Rather, both are with their functions in parallel available - assuming of course that the respective mobile network has received locally. While on the phone with one number, the other is not reachable.
Between each inserted 2 SIMs in mobile you can freely change my shortcut key - and for example select the particular desired SIM card for it before you write a SMS or dials a phone number. One must with this Nokia dual SIM mobile phone but not permanently use both SIM cards: Once the closing time has come, can be, for example, the company's SIM card in the dual SIM disable phone, and until the next morning you're on request exclusively on his private number reachable - just as it also works vice versa, for example, during a working day or at conferences.
use more than 2 SIM cards
The Asha 200 can therefore also comfortable in turn more than 2 SIM cards use: During the first SIM card in dual sim is inserted, you can change the 2nd SIM card flexibly even during operation. As can be seen in the product video, the Nokia Asha 200 will continue to operate and the display lights on, while SIM is changed 2 (Index 0: 05-0: 06).
The easily accessible from the housing side from second SIM slot offers "Easy Swap". This slot can insert successively up to 4 SIM cards, which recognizes the phone when a new insertion.
Although it is not quite clear for us who would use four or five SIM cards: who has the entsprechendne needs, his third, fourth and fifth SIM can file quickly and continuously monitor still access the inserted main SIM in bay 1 , For all up to 5 SIM cards to one name, logo and ringtone can be set up - so you can see for example already on ringing on which number you just called.
Nokia Asha 200 Details
- Nokia Series 40 ( "Symbian", "S40"), a Nokia-own system
- 6.1 cm (2.4 inch) LCD screen
- Resolution: 320 x 240
- No touch screen
- Input via QWERTY keyboard
- Dual SIM (2 SIM cards at the same time)
- Easy-swap (for up to a total of 5 SIM cards)
- 2 megapixel (1200 x 1600 pixels)
- Video recording with 176 x 144 pixels
Supported web technologies and protocols
- Micro-USB (USB 2.0)
- GPRS, EDGE (no UMTS)
- Compatible with microSD cards (up to 32GB)
measurements and weight
- WAP 2.0
- HTML 4.0 (XHTML 1.1)
- Width x Height x Depth: 115.4 x 61.1 x 14 mm
- Weight: 105 g