Nokia 6303 is a very simple phone and looks very similar to the very famous Nokia 6300 with some modifications, especially the 2.2-inch native screen. The mobile is very small and feels very light in our hand. It runs on a basic interface
The keys are separated and you get the best response by pushing them in the middle. It has fingerprint resistant options and is very shiny. Its body is built to withstand rough and touch. The aluminium casing on the back and around the corners of the keys gives standard life for the mobile. The size of the keys are entertaining while the latest trends of mobile giving much importance to display and accessories and reducing the size of key as a need to reduce the mobile size.
Nokia 6303 works on a simple user interface the S40. As the operating system is familiar to most of the mobile users it makes easy to use. The mobile allows the user with vast options of customization. The mobile home screen is not loaded with default menu options which gives the user the option of personalizing the phone. The user can decide the options according to his use. The menu options are very similar to that in N95.
The 2.2-inch wide screen is enough to accommodate the phone’s capacity. The screen is viewable even in direct sunlight. The 96g weighing phone has dimensions 108.8 x 46.2 x 11.7mm. The TFT screen displays up to 16M colors.
The mobile comes with a 3.5mm audio jack which allows you to choose your own headset. The phone comes with a internal memory of 17MB. However the external memory has the option of extending up to 4GB. The pack comes with the 1GB memory card. Other features include any key answer, enhanced voice dialing, Conference calling up to 6 calls.
The phone can be connected to the local area network with Bluetooth version 2.0 with enhanced data rate. It supports PC synchronization with Nokia PC Suite. It also comes up with a data cable and hence data cable transfer is also a choice. Wide area connection is possible by means of GPRS and EDGE class 32.
Multimedia and Entertainment
The phone is loaded with a 3.15MP camera with up to 8x digital zooming option. The camera also has the auto-focus and flash light option. The flash light is optional depending upon on the lighting conditions. The camera has four modes of operation still, burst, self-timing and the video recording. Video recording is possible. The video resolution is 640 x 480 VGA resolution and records up to 15 fps which is considerably less but with the cost of the phone it is a bonus. The video recording option has up to 4X digital zooming option. The phone supports video ring tones. The phones supports a wide range of ring tones and music play back like mp3, mp4 and much more which you can expect in a fancy mobile phone. The audio recorded are in AMR format.
The phone comes with some pre-loaded games and if not satisfied you have the option of downloading it from the store. The downloading option varies with the application you choose either free or paid download. The cost of the applications has very vast range ranging from cheap to very costly.
The organizer option in the main menu has a lot of application as present in a basic phone. The phone includes applications like digital and analog clock, world clock, stopwatch, calculator, calendar, alarm, converter, task, notes etc. Other major application would be Nokia Maps, Opera Mini browser, Flash Lite 3.0, Nokia OSS web browser enabling the browsing faster. Nokia 6303 has a healthy battery life with talk time of 7 hours and up to 450 hours standby time.
The phone does not comes with a 3G or WiFi, so the maximum speed of connection available is restricted to few hundred kbps which is a disadvantage. It would have been better if a minimum of WiFi is available with the phone. The phone with the cost of $137 seems to be a good and is a best option for those who use mobile just for calling and text messaging.
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