Nokia Asha 308
Series 40 Developer Platform 2.0

About this handset

The Nokia Asha 308 (in China Nokia Asha 3080) is a Series 40 Developer Platform 2.0 device with new full touch UI. The phone features Nokia Browser 2.0, a 3.0" touch display, 2 Mpix camera, social networking integration and support for up to 32 GB memory card and a dual-SIM support. For software developers this device offers technologies such as MIDP Java 2.1 with additional Java APIs, Series 40 Web Apps and Bluetooth 3.0.

Technical Specs

Developer Platform Series 40 Developer Platform 2.0
Operating System Nokia OS
Screen Resolution 240 x 400 pixels


Development Frameworks Java
Series 40 Web Apps
Screen Resolution 240 x 400 pixels
Screen Color Depth 16 bits
Screen Size 3 inches
Display Technology LCD transmissive
Device Size 109.9 x 54 x 13 mm
Volume 67 cc
Weight 101.6 g
Display Touch Technology Capacitive Multipoint-Touch
Special Input Method Touch Screen
Other Keys Call Creation Key
Call Termination Key
Lock Switch
Volume Keys
Frequency Bands GSM 1800
GSM 900
Data Bearers EGPRS
Regional Availability Global
Developer Page Link Developer Home Page

Extra Features

Extra Features Accelerometer Sensor
Dual SIM
Flight Mode
FOTA Firmware over the Air
Nokia Life
Nokia Maps 2.0
Nokia Store
Positioning CellID


Java Runtime Java Runtime 2.0.0 for Series 40
Java API JSR 139 Connected, Limited Device Configuration (CLDC) 1.1
In-App Purchase API 1.0
JSR 135 Mobile Media API 1.2
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 (music)
JSR 248 Mobile Service Architecture Subset 1.1 for CLDC 1.1
JSR 256 Mobile Sensor API 1.2
JSR 75 FileConnection and PIM API 1.0
JSR 82 Java™ APIs for Bluetooth 1.1
JSR 118 MIDP 2.1
Nokia UI API 1.6
Recommended Java SDK Nokia SDK 2.0 for Java
Certificates UTI Root

Browser, Flash and Web Tech

Example User Agent Header nokia_browser_2_0
Browser Details CSS 2.1
CSS Mobile Profile
DOM Level 1 and 2
HTML 4.0
Javascript 1.8
Open Source Gecko Layout Engine
Proxy Browser with Compression Technology
WAP 2.0
XHTML Mobile Profile


Camera Resolution 1600 x 1200 pixels
CMOS Sensor 2.0 megapixels
Camera Digital Zoom 4 x
Camera F-Stop/Aperature f/2.8
Camera Minimum Focus Range 60 cm to infinity
Camera Image Formats JPEG/Exif
Camera Features Auto and Manual White Balance
Auto Exposure
Full Screen Viewfinder
Self Timer
Still Image Editor
Video Recording Resolution 176 x 144 pixels
Video Recording Frame Rate 13 fps
Video Digital Zoom 4 x
Video Recording Formats H.263
Video Features Video Player
Video Recorder
Video Sharing
Video Streaming
Video Playback Formats 3GPP formats (H.263)
Graphic Formats BMP, DCF, EXIF, GIF87a, GIF89a, PNG, WBMP
Theme Version Series 40 Theme v3.0
Supported Theme Template Series 40 Full Touch
Audio Features Audio Equalizer
Audio Recorder AMR
Handsfree Speaker
MP3 Ringtones
Music Player
Stereo FM RDS Radio
Audio Formats 3G2, A-LAW, AAC, AAC LC, AAC LTP, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HE-AAC v1, HE-AAC v2, LPCM, MIDI Tones (poly 64), Mobile XMF, MP3, MP4, MU-LAW, NRT, SP-MIDI, True tones, WAV, WMA 10, WMA 10 Pro, WMA 9, X-Tone
Speech Codecs AMR-NB

Memory Functions

RAM Memory 64 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 3.0 +A2DP
Micro USB
MTP (Multimedia Transfer Protocol)
Nokia AV 3.5mm
USB 2.0 High-Speed
Bluetooth Profiles DUN, FTP, GAP, GOEP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PAN, PBAP 1.0, SAP, 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
Supported Email Protocols IMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Power Management

Power Management 2.0mm Charger Connector
USB Charging
Battery model BL-4U 3.7V 1110 mAh
GSM Talk Time up to 17 hours
GSM Standby Time up to 600 hours
Video Playback Time up to 9.5 hours
Music Playback Time up to 54 hours
Max Video Recording Time 6 hours


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