Perfect if you don’t want to have to charge your phone every day, the Nokia 105 has been designed to keep going as long as you do. Its efficient battery and robust design mean it can take on the toughest tests life can throw at it.
The essential tech specs.
The Nokia 105 has an 800mAh battery that can last up to 35 days on standby, or for 12 hours 30 minutes when you’re making phone calls. It has a 1.45” screen with a resolution of 128x128, meaning it has a pixel density of 125 pixels per inch. You’ll also get enough memory to store up to 500 contacts.
Tough and trendy.
With a dust and splash proof keypad and durable body, the Nokia 105 is an extremely tough phone. It also has a colour screen and comes in either black or cyan so it looks good too.
Music on the move.
The FM radio on the Nokia 105 means you can tune in to your favourite stations wherever you are. Just plug in a headset and listen to the latest tracks while on the move.
Battery life and operating system
|Talk time (up to)||12 hours 30 minutes||The maximum length of time you can make a phone call using the device (under ideal conditions) before the battery needs recharging.|
|Standby time (up to)||840 hours||The maximum length of time the device can remain switched on before the battery needs recharging. Standby time is theoretical and based on lab conditions.|
|Operating system||Symbian Series 30||The software that runs the phone. Different software has different features and strengths, so it’s best to try out a few to decide which you prefer.|
|Battery size (in mAh)||800 mAh||This is the amount of electric charge in the battery of the device, measured in millampere-hours (mAh). In general, the more mAh, the longer your device will last on battery power, although it does depend on usage and the power demands of the device.|
Body and screen
|Touchscreen||Touchscreens allow you to control the device by tapping and swiping, navigate menus, access apps and interact with your content.|
|Sim type||Standard||The type of SIM that is used in the device. This is important as devices only take one type of SIM. If you don’t have the right SIM, it is easy to transfer your number to the correct type.|
|Screen technology||LCD||The type of technology that the display uses. Normally this is either LCD or AMOLED, but there are many variations, and each has its advantages. It is best to look at screens in the flesh to see which types you prefer most.|
|Screen sharpness||125ppi||The ppi (pixels per inch) is a measurement that takes into account the size of the screen and the resolution to give a sharpness rating. It can be compared across devices – the higher the ppi, the sharper the screen is, making it better for high resolution content and reading.|
|Screen resolution||128 x 128 pixels||The resolution of the screen is the amount of pixels used along the length and width of the screen. Along with ppi, it is a good measure of screen detail – the higher the resolution, the more detail there is in the screen.|
|Screen size||1.45"||The size of the main display screen of your device, in inches. The larger the screen, the better it is for movies and web browsing, but it can be more difficult to use.|
|Device weight||70g||The weight of the device in grams.|
|Device size||107 x 44.8 x 14.3 mm||
The dimensions (size) in millimetres of the device.
|Voice recognition||Technology that enables your device to be activated and controlled by your voice. The latest devices let you control many features - check the weather, start the camera, make a note – whatever you need.|
|Voice dialling||Begin calls to your friends without typing numbers - just say their name!|
|Works in USA||Often known as 'tri-band', this device can connect to mobile networks in Europe and the USA. You'll also need to make sure your UK network offers service in the place you're visiting.|
|Speakerphone||If this mobile phone has a built-in speaker, you can use it to have hands free conversations or share music with friends. (Dependent on your handset's features).|
|Frequency band||Dual band||The number of bands your phone works across. Dual bands will normally only work in your home country and continent, quad bands will work in the Americas.|
|Video camera quality||None||The resolution and quality of the video footage that the device’s camera shoots. Generally, the higher the quality figure is, the more detailed the video footage is.|
|Camera quality||None||The amount of megapixels (MP) of the device’s camera. This is a measure of detail, so, as a general rule, the higher the megapixel count, the more detailed photos you’ll get.|
|Front facing camera||None||Capture self portraits to use as your profile pics or share with friends. If your device supports video chats you can also use the front facing camera as a handy web cam, for face-to-face calls. Generally, the more megapixels (MP), the better the quality of the images you’ll get.|
|Flash type||None||The type of flash that is used by the device for taking photos in low light.|
|Wi-Fi||If your device is compatible with Wi-Fi then you can access the internet via wireless networks, and enjoy broadband-like browsing speeds. Signal strength varies, and you might need a network key.|
|Positioning||None||The technologies that the device can access to update its location and tell apps, like Google Maps or Bing Maps, where the phone is, allowing for accurate navigation.|
|Other connectivity||None||The other connectivity technologies that the device supports, allowing it to share to or control other devices.|
|Mobile hotspot and tethering||This allows you to share the internet data connection of your device with other devices, allowing laptops and tablets, among other devices, to access the internet when they would otherwise need to find a Wi-Fi connection.|
|Internet data connection||The device can connect to the internet without having to first connect to a Wi-Fi connection. The internet data connection covers all data types that are slower than 3G and 4G – check other features to check if this device can connect to the internet at faster speeds.|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth is a wireless technology that lets your device send and receive media like pictures and songs, as well as connect to accessories like Bluetooth headsets for hands free calling.|
With 4G, internet is five times faster than older 3G connections. It’s perfect for streaming videos & music, and web pages load instantly. 4G lets you get the most out of your new phone.
|3G||3G is a wireless technology that transfers data between mobile devices. If you connect to the internet via 3G then you'll enjoy fast browsing and downloading speeds. Costs vary between networks.|
|Exclusive Colour||Exclusive Colour|
In the box
A mains charger is included to charge your phone.
Music and entertainment
|Radio||A built in app that lets you listen to radio stations on your phone.|
|Music player||A music player lets you play music on the device that is stored in the device’s built-in memory.|
|Apps||Discover a world of possibilities with downloadable applications on your device.|
Processor and memory
|RAM||384MB||RAM is the memory used for running programs. Generally, the more RAM, the smoother everything will run, and the more complex apps you can run.|
|Processor speed||N/A||The speed of the processor. Generally, the faster the processor speed the more powerful the processor and the faster it process information, making it better for games and complex tasks.|
|Processor name and model||N/A||The full name of the processor that powers the device. If you have a specific need, check the strong points of your device's processor.|
|Internal phone memory||8MB||The amount of memory built into your device for movies, music and other files.|
|Memory card type||None||Different devices use different types of memory expansion card, so it’s important you use the correct type. The cards slot into the device and let you boost the amount of memory that is available for music, photos and videos.|
|Number of cores||Single core||The number of cores in the processor. Each core is the equivalent of a standalone processor.. Some processors have dual or quad cores, and may be better for certain tasks. Generally, the more cores a processor has, the more powerful it is.|
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