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Nokia 105

Nokia 105

  • CPU

  • Memory (MB)
    4 MB

  • Camera (MP)
    None

  • Battery (mAh)
    800 mAh

  • WiFi
    No

  • Price Range
    €20

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

3.3 1.7 1
  • Battery 7 / 10
  • Features 3 / 10
  • Performance 4 / 10
  • Design 5 / 10
  • Camera 5 / 10
  • Connectivity 1 / 10

If you considered the Nokia 230 and the Nokia 222 budget phones, then the Nokia 105 is even cheaper. There are a number of reasons for this as we can see from the Nokia 105 specs listed above. The phone is very basic, however it has a nice clean design and with its large buttons, makes for a good phone for an older person.

What can one get in the €20 range for a mobile phone today? Consider that this phone is very basic but it does have a nice clean design as also very easy to operate. It comes in blue as well as black and apparently cyan, however I have not seen that one. The blue looks good as it is two toned and makes the phone stand out. Good for those with poor eyesight.

As a budget mobile phone it comes only with 2G connectivity (GSM 900 / 1800). There is no EDGE or GPRS. The phone is small enough for your pocket at 108.5 x 45.5 x 14.1 mm (4.27 x 1.79 x 0.56 in) as well as light at only 69.8 g (2.47 oz). The Nokia 105 uses a mini-SIM and comes with a flashlight.

The screen is standard TFT, 65K colors with a low resolution at 128 x 128 pixels (~129 ppi pixel density) and makes the menu look a bit ugly. The screen size is also a bit small at only 1.4 inches (~12.8% screen-to-body ratio). The phone has 4 MB RAM and has no card slot like other budget phones. There is no camera on the phone and it only has vibration and polyphonic ringtones. Again no MP3 options. It does however sport a 3.5mm jack and loudspeaker.

There is an FM radio with a USB port only for charging. Safe to say there is no WiFi, Bluetooth,Java, Browser or GPS. There is no internet messenger or multimedia text options only normal SMS. Since the phone is low on options its battery is small which brings its weight down. The phone has a removable Li-Ion 800 mAh battery with a standby time of up to 840 h.

You can find the Nokia 105 user manual as well as basic settings such as ringtone change on the Nokia 105 on the sister website.

Nokia 105 - Specs

Network

  • 2G Network
    GSM network: 900 MHz, 1800 MHz
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Mini SIM

Data

  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    TFT
  • Size
    1.45 inches (~14.1% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    128 x 128 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    65K colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    ~125 ppi pixel density

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    None

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    No
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    No
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    No
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    No
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
  • Headphone Jack

Hardware

  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    4MB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    4MB RAM
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    None

Media

  • Audio Playback
    No
  • Video Playback
    No
  • FM Radio
    FM radio
  • Ring Tones
    Polyphonic
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes

Messaging

  • SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes
  • MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
  • Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
    No
  • IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.
    No

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Series 30+
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    No
  • Features
    - Digital clock
    - Calculator
    - Calendar
    - Converter
    - Expense manager

Power

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Battery Life
    Up to 840 h
  • Batteries Included
    Yes

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    Removable Li-Ion 800 mAh battery
  • Placement
    Rear
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    Up to 840 h
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    Up to 15 h
  • Music Play
    Up to 31 h

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