Nokia Asha 305 wins ‘Best Entry Level Phone’ award, beating Samsung Duos at Mobile World Congress 2013


The Nokia Asha 305: The device won a GSMA Global Mobile Award for 'Best Feature Phone or Entry Level Phone.'
The Nokia Asha 305: The device won a GSMA Global Mobile Award for ‘Best Feature Phone or Entry Level Phone.’

The Nokia Asha 305 has won a GSMA Global Mobile Award for ‘Best Feature Phone or Entry Level Phone’ during Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

The Nokia Asha 305 edged out two other Nokia devices, as well as the Samsung C3312 Duos, which were also nominated in this category.

The complete features of the Nokia Asha 305 can be found here while features of the Samsung Duos C3312 are here.

The full list of winners was unveiled today.

Now in its eighteenth year, the Global Mobile Awards recognizes the latest and best innovations across the mobile ecosystem including hardware, software, apps and services. In 2013, the Awards saw a record-breaking 158 nominees across eight categories. In the Best Feature Phone or Entry Level Phone category, a total of three Nokia devices were nominated by a GSMA specialist judging panel: Nokia 103, Nokia Asha 302 and the winning Nokia Asha 305.

“We’re proud that the Nokia Asha 305 has been recognized by one of the world’s leading voices for the mobile industry,” said Jussi Nevanlinna, vice president of marketing, Mobile Phones, Nokia. “The entire Asha Touch family has gone from strength to strength, recently achieving smartphone status from Gfk and achieving no. 1 status as the best-selling smartphone in its price point across 25 countries.”