Nokia Asha 205
Series 40 Developer Platform 1.0

About this handset

The Nokia Asha 205 (Nokia Asha 2050 for China) is a Series 40 phone featuring quad-band EGSM and dual SIM support (RM-862). The device has a full QWERTY keyboard for easy text input, Nokia Xpress Browser with Series 40 Web Apps support, social networking integration and support for up to 32 GB memory card. Other features include Flash Lite 4.1, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR with Slam and MIDP Java 2.1 with additional Java APIs.

Technical Specs

Developer Platform Series 40 Developer Platform 1.0
Operating System Nokia OS
Screen Resolution 320 x 240 pixels


Development Frameworks Flash
Series 40 Web Apps
Screen Resolution 320 x 240 pixels
Screen Color Depth 16 bits
Screen Size 2.4 inches
Display Technology LCD transmissive
Device Size 112.8 x 61.1 x 13 mm
Volume 104 cc
Weight 94 g
Keyboard Type QWERTY Keyboard
Other Keys 2 Labeled Soft Keys
5-way Scrolling
Browser Key
Call Creation Key
Call Termination Key
Community Key
Messaging Key
Frequency Bands GSM 1800
GSM 1900
GSM 850
GSM 900
Data Bearers Dual Transfer Mode (MSC 12)
Regional Availability Global
Developer Page Link Developer Home Page

Extra Features

Extra Features Dual SIM
Flight Mode
FOTA Firmware over the Air
Nokia Life
Nokia Money
Nokia Store


Java Runtime Java Runtime 1.0.0 for Series 40
Java API JSR 139 Connected, Limited Device Configuration (CLDC) 1.1
JSR 135 Mobile Media API 1.1
JSR 172 J2ME™ Web Services Specification 1.0 (RPC package)
JSR 172 J2ME™ Web Services Specification 1.0 (XML Parser package)
JSR 177 Security and Trust Services API for J2ME™ 1.0 (SATSA-APDU package)
JSR 177 Security and Trust Services API for J2ME™ 1.0 (SATSA-CRYPTO package)
JSR 179 Location API for J2ME™ 1.0
JSR 184 Mobile 3D Graphics API for J2ME™ 1.1
JSR 205 Wireless Messaging API 2.0
JSR 211 Content Handler API 1.0
JSR 226 Scalable 2D Vector Graphics API for J2ME™ 1.1
JSR 234 Advanced Multimedia Supplements 1.1 (audio3d)
JSR 234 Advanced Multimedia Supplements 1.1 (camera)
JSR 234 Advanced Multimedia Supplements 1.1 (music)
JSR 248 Mobile Service Architecture Subset 1.1 for CLDC 1.1
JSR 75 FileConnection and PIM API 1.0
JSR 82 Java™ APIs for Bluetooth 1.1
JSR 118 MIDP 2.1
Nokia UI API 1.1
Recommended Java SDK Nokia SDK 1.0 for Java
Certificates UTI Root

Browser, Flash and Web Tech

Example User Agent Header nokia_xpress_browser
Browser Details HTML over TCP/IP
HTML 4.0
Javascript 1.8
WAP 2.0
XHTML over TCP/IP (Americas)


Camera Resolution 640 x 480 pixels
CMOS Sensor 300,000.0 pixels
Camera Digital Zoom 4 x
Camera F-Stop/Aperature f/2.8
Camera Minimum Focus Range 15 cm to infinity
Camera Image Formats JPEG/Exif
Camera Features Auto and Manual White Balance
Full Screen Viewfinder
Self Timer
Still Image Editor
Video Recording Resolution 176 x 144 pixels
Video Recording Frame Rate 10 fps
Video Recording Formats H.263
Video Features Video Player
Video Recorder
Video Ringtones
Video Playback Formats 3GPP formats (H.263)
Graphic Formats BMP, GIF87a, GIF89a, M3G, PNG, SVG-T, WBMP
Theme Version Series 40 Theme v3.0
Supported Theme Template Series 40 Compact UI
Audio Features Audio Equalizer
Audio Recorder AMR
Handsfree Speaker
MP3 Ringtones
Music Player
Stereo FM RDS Radio
Audio Formats AAC, AAC LC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HE-AAC v2, MIDI Tones (poly 64), Mobile XMF, MP3, MP4, NRT, True tones, WAV, WMA
Speech Codecs AMR-NB

Memory Functions

ROM Memory 64 MB
RAM Memory 16 MB
Memory Card Type Micro SD
Maximum Memory Card Size 32 GB
Maximum Heap Size 2 MB
Maximum JAR Size 2 MB


Local Connectivity Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR
Nokia AV 3.5mm
Bluetooth Profiles DUN, FTP, GAP, GOEP, HFP, HSP, L2CAP, OPP, PBAP 1.0, SDAP, SPP 1.0


Messaging AMS, IM, MMS+SMIL, SMS
Messaging Features OMA Instant Messaging and Presence Service v1.2.1
OMA Multimedia Messaging Service v1.3
Email Solutions Gmail: IMAP/SMTP
Hotmail: MSP
Nokia Mail: IMAP/SMTP
Nokia Messaging 3.2
Supported Email Protocols IMAP4, IMAPS, POP3, SMTP

Power Management

Power Management 2.0mm Charger Connector
Battery model BL-5C 3.7V 1020mAh
GSM Talk Time up to 11 hours
GSM Standby Time up to 891 hours
Video Playback Time up to 15 hours
Music Playback Time up to 31 hours


OMA Device Management OMA Client Provisioning v1.1
OMA Device Management v1.2
Synchronization OMA Data Synchronization v1.1.2
DRM Delivery Method HTTP Download
OMA Download v1.0