Nokia Released Nokia Asha 501

Posted on May 12 2013 - 6:05am by Natasha Tyler

Nokia released the latest smartphone with cheap price, Nokia Asha 501, in New Delhi, India and this phone will be sold for 99 USD.

Although selling for less than $ 100, Asha 501 has a lot of features. According to Nokia, this smartphone made from high quality materials and touch screen technology with a “Swipe” and “Fastline”.

Nokia Asha 501 has a removable battery cover to access the battery, microSIM card slot, and microSD memory card which can be expanded up to 32GB.

Mobile phone capacitive touch screen measuring 3 inches with QVGA resolution main camera has a 3.2 MP fixed-focus, Wi-Fi, GSM 2G. Unfortunately this phone is not equipped with 3G connectivity.

Although the price is relatively “cheap” for a phone “low-end” but with a sense of the smartphone, the Nokia Asha 501 provides a number of free applications that have been used as live Facebook, Twitter, Line, CNN, ESPN, eBuddy, Foursquare, LinkedIn, Nimbuzz , Pictelligent, The Weather Channel, WeChat, World of Red Bull and a game from Electronic Arts, Gameloft, Indiagames, and Reliance Namco Bandai Games.

Nokia Asha 501 is available in two variants, single SIM and dual SIM, with bright red, green, cyan, yellow, white, and black. Nokia said that the smartphone will begin shipping in June and will be available through 60 operators and distributors in over 90 countries worldwide.

Here are the main specifications of Nokia Asha 501:
System: GSM 900/1800 + WLAN; GSM 850/1900 + WLAN
User interface: Nokia Asha Platform
Dimensions: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm (H x W x T)
Weight: 98g single SIM version
Screen: 3.0 inch QVGA TFT Capacitive Display
Camera: 3.2 megapixel.
Memory: 128 MB Flash, 4 GB MMC included expandable up to 32GB
Connectivity: Micro USB connector and charging, 3.5 mm AV jack, 2 mm Charger Connector
Battery: standby time up to 48 days (dual SIM standby time: up to 26 days), talk time up to 17 hours (all variants).

Nokia Asha 501