Asha 501 the affordable Smartphone

Asha 501 the affordable Smartphone.

Nokia Asha 501 USA price: US$99
Price in India: INR 6,000/-

Nokia Asha 501 is coming with its own operating system and browser that allows you to browse the internet faster. There are 6 colors available for you to select from. Visit your local Nokia dealer to check this device and to check its features.

Apps included namely CNN, eBuddy, ESPN, Facebook, Foursquare, LinkedIn, The Weather Channel, and Twitter. Also a number of games from Electronic Arts, Gameloft, Indiagames, Namco-Bandai, and Reliance Games. It allows you to stay 48 days of period in the stand by mode and provides 17 hours of talk time in the 2G network. The touchscreen comes with a brilliant 3″ display and its camera captures best snap shots with its 3.2 MP camera.

Asha 501 Smartphone.

This Smartphone allows you to do brightness control, RGB stripe, Nokia glance screen and screen double tap facilities. It weighs merely 98 grams only. This device comes with a long lasting battery. That can withstand calls, text messages and other application usage. People don’t need to charge this device frequently as like with other Smartphones in the market.

Here is the Nokia announcement made for the media. “By the end of second quarter, Airtel subscribers can enjoy¬† free access to FB from Nokia Asha 501 for limited time.”

So the Nokia Asha 501 is going to make the common man in Africa and Asia regions to be with faster internet, Apps to do their daily task with the fun of going through the flashy touch-screen for just US$ 100. For us the Nokia idea is going to be a great revolution in the Smartphone industry and user experience.


2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 – RM-899
850 / 1900 – RM-900
GSM 900 / 1800 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 – RM-902
3.5 mm Jack Yes
Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Battery Performance Stand-by: Up to 1152 h
Talk time: Up to 17 h
Music play: Up to 56 h
Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery (BL-4U) for dual-SIM model
Stand-by: Up to 624 h
Talk time: Up to 17 h
Battery Type Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery (BL-4U)
Bluetooth v3.0 with EDR
Camera Pixel 2048 x 1536
Camera Resolution 3.15 Megapixel
Colors Available Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and Black

Source: Nokia Media.