Nokia 208 Dual SIM

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Code RM-949 (PROTO) 
Announced 2013-07-03 
User guide Download 
Collection phone from England 


  • Dimensions
    • Height: 114.2 mm
    • Thickness: 12.8 mm
    • Weight: 90.6 g
    • Volume: 65.2 cm³
  • Display and User Interface
    • Display size: 2.4 ''
    • Display resolution: QVGA (320 x 240) 
    • Display features: Brightness control, RGB Stripe
    • Display colors: HighColor (18-bit/262k) 
    • Aspect ratio: 4:3 
    • Pixel density: 166 ppi
    • Display technology: LCD Transmissive 
    • Display height: 49 mm
    • Display width: 37 mm
  • Keys and Input Methods
    • User Input: Keypad 
    • Operating keys: Function key, Call key, End key, 4-way Navi key with select, Back key, Alphanumeric keypad
  • Form factor
    • Form factor: Monoblock 


  • Connectivity
    • SIM card type: Micro SIM 
    • Dual SIM: Dual Standby SIM 
    • Charging connectors: Micro-USB 
    • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector 
    • System connectors: Micro-USB-B 
    • USB: USB 2.0, USB mass storage
    • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 3.0 
    • Bluetooth profiles: Object Push profile (OPP) 1.1, Hands-free profile (HFP) 1.5, Headset profile (HSP) 1.1, SIM Access Profile (SAP), Serial Port profile (SPP), Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) 1.0, Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) 1.2, Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) 1.4, Service Discovery Application Profile (SDAP), General Audio/Video Distribution Profile (GAVDP) 1.2
  • Data Network
    • GSM network: 1800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1900 MHz
    • GSM max data speed DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
    • GSM max data speed UL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
    • WCDMA network: 900 MHz, 2100 MHz
    • WCDMA max data speed DL: HSDPA - 7.2 Mbps 
    • WCDMA max data speed UL: HSUPA - 5.76 Mbps 
  • Power Management
    • Battery model: BL-5C 
    • Battery capacity: 1020 mAh
    • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
    • Removable battery: Yes 
    • Maximum 2G talk time: 12 h
    • Maximum 3G talk time: 4.5 h
    • Music playback time: 29 h
    • Wireless charging: No 
  • Memory
    • User data storage: In device, Memory card
    • RAM: 64 MB 
    • Mass memory: 256 MB 
    • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
    • Maximum memory card size: 32 GB 

Software and applications

  • Productivity features
    • Personal information management features: Dictionary, Recorder, Calculator, Clock, World clock, Calendar, Converter, Notes, Alarm clock, Reminders, To-do list
    • Sync type: Remote SyncML synchronisation, Local SyncML synchronisation
    • Sync content: Calendar, Contacts
  • Other Applications
    • Game features: Java games 
    • Graphics format: JPEG, BMP, PNG, WBMP
    • Other apps: Nokia Life 
  • Software platform & User Interface
    • SW Platform: Series 40 
    • Software release: Series 40 


  • Email and Messaging
    • Email clients: Mail for Exchange, Direct mail
    • Email protocols: SMTP, IMAP4, POP3, IMAP4 IDLE
    • Email features: Always up to date, Multiple simultaneous email accounts, Email attachments, Viewing of email attachments, IMAP IDLE
    • Supported instant messaging services: Nokia Chat, Direct chat, Facebook
    • Messaging features: Concatenated SMS for long messages, Multiple SMS deletion, Text messaging, Multimedia messaging
  • Call management
    • Call management features: Call waiting, Automatic redial, Call forwarding, Anykey answer, Speed dial
    • Supported amount of phonebooks: 1 
    • Supports amount of contacts: 1000 
    • Ringtones: 32-polyphonic ringtones 
    • Speech codecs: AMR-NB 
    • VoiP codecs: G.711, G.729, iLBC, G.726, AMR-NB, GSM EFR, GSM FR

Device security

  • Security
    • General Security features: Device lock, Device passcode, PIN code
    • Data encryption: User data encryption for memory card 

Sharing and Internet

  • Browsing and Internet
    • Internet browser capabilities: Nokia Xpress Browser 
    • Social apps: Facebook, Twitter
    • Photo sharing: Share over Bluetooth, Facebook, Photo sharing with Slam
    • Wi-Fi hotspot: No 


  • Main camera
    • Main camera sensor: 1.3 MP 
    • Camera resolution: 1280 x 960 pixels
    • Main camera focus type: Fixed focus 
    • Camera digital zoom: 3 x
    • Carl Zeiss Tessar lens: No 
    • Camera image formats: JPEG, JPEG/Exif
    • Flash type: No Flash 
  • Main camera features
    • Main camera - other features: Auto and manual white balance, Full screen viewfinder
  • Image capturing
    • Capture modes: Panorama, Sequence, Self-timer, Video
    • Colour tone modes: Sepia, Greyscale, Normal, Negative
    • White balance modes: Cloudy, Incandescent, Sunny, Shade, Fluorescent, Daylight, Automatic, Lightbulb
    • Light sensitivity: Automatic 
    • Photos viewed by: Album 

Music and Audio

  • Music
    • DRM support: OMA DRM 2 
    • Audio features: Music Player 
  • Music format
    • Codecs: AMR-NB, Ogg Vorbis, SP-MIDI, Mobile XMF
    • Audio playback file formats: WAV, AAC, AMR, M4A, 3GP
  • Radio
    • Radio features: Radio recording, FM RDS radio
  • Voice and audio recording
    • Recording: Voice recorder 
    • Audio recording file formats: WAV, M4V, AAC, AVI, 3GP, AWB, M4A, AMR, 3G2
    • Audio recording codecs: G.729, AMR-NB, mu-law, HEAACv2, LPCM, a-law, GSM FR, G.711, AAC LC
    • Audio recording features: Stereo 


  • Main video camera
    • Camera video resolution: QVGA (320 x 240) 
    • Camera video frame rate: 15 fps
    • Camera video zoom: 2 x
    • Video playback frame rate: 30 fps
    • Video playback codecs: H.264/AVC, MPEG-4
    • Video playback file formats: MP4, ASF, AVI, 3GP
    • Video recording formats: 3GP/H.263, MP4/MPEG-4
    • Video recording colour modes: Negative, Normal, Greyscale, Sepia
    • Video playback features: Video editing 
    • Video scene modes: Portrait, Landscape
    • Video white balance modes: Fluorescent, Incandescent, Automatic, Daylight
  • Main video camera features
    • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Progressive video download
    • Video recording features: Video zoom 


  • Environmental features
    • Materials: Free of PVC, Free of nickel on the product surface, Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
    • Energy efficiency: Unplug charger reminder, Energy efficient charger
    • Eco content and services: Available at Nokia Store 
    • Recycling: 100% recoverable as materials and energy 
    • User guide: One colour printing 
    • Packaging: Made of renewable materials, Containing up to 60% recycled materials, Minimized package, Packaging is 100 % recyclable, Virgin wood fibres up to 100% certified


  • Accessibility features
    • Hearing: Vibrating alerts 
    • Vision: Vibrating alerts, Zoom
    • Physical skills: Speed dial, Speakerphone

What’s in the box

  • Box
    • Sales Package
      • Nokia 208 DS
      • High Efficiency Charger AC-20
      • Nokia Battery BL-5C
      • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108
      • User Guide