Phone Comparison - Nokia Asha 306 vs HTC Windows Phone 8S vs Alcatel One Touch Pop C3

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia HTC Alcatel
Announced June 2012 September 2012 September 2013
Status Available - July 2012 Released - November 2012 Coming Soon - Q4 2013
Colors Silver White, Red, Mid Blue, Dark Grey Atlantic blue, domino, high-rise grey Bluish Black, Pure White, Hot Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 110.3 x 53.8 x 12.8 mm
(4.34 x 2.12 x 0.5 in)
120.5 x 63 x 10.3 mm
(4.74 x 2.48 x 0.41 in)
122 x 64.4 x 12 mm
(4.8 x 2.54 x 0.47 in)
Weight 96 g (3.39 oz) 113 g (3.99 oz) 110 g (3.88 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - 4033A, 4033E
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (4033D, 4033X)
3G Network N/A HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 - 4033D, 4033X
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - 4033A, 4033E
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS S40 Asha Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor - Dual-core 1 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual-core 1.3 GHz
GPU - Adreno 225 -
RAM 32 MB 512 MB 512 MB
Internal Memory 10 MB, 64 MB ROM 4 GB 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 2 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT resistive touchscreen S-LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 56K colors 16M colors 256K colors
Size 3.0 inches 4.0 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 240 x 400 pixels (155 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 43.44% 60.11% 58.08%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP (4033A, 4033E) / 3.15 MP (4033X
Flash No LED flash 4033D)
Features - Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 176x144@10fps Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, VGA@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes [Similar] Yes, VGA (4033A, 4033E only) [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G N/A HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Phonebook Yes, Photocall Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call Records Yes Practically unlimited Practically unlimited
Internal 10 MB, 64 MB ROM, 32 MB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB, 2 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1110 mAh (BL-4U) 1700 mAh 1300 mAh
Stand by Up to 600 h - Up to 510 h (2G)
Up to 410 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h - Up to 13 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 30 min (3G)