Nokia Asha 501 is up for pre-order on Nokia India Shop for a price of Rs. 5199. The device is also listed on Flipkart for a price of Rs. 5299. Nokia had announced the Asha 501 in the second week of May. This new Asha series aims at getting smartphone like features in a low end phone.
Nokia Asha 501 specifications:
The phone runs on Series 40 Nokia OS and comes with SWIPE UI. There are a lot of apps that come pre-loaded. All the most apps like Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Twitter are pre-loaded. There is WiFi on board and a Nokia Xpress Browser allowing you to browse the net. The phone supports Dual SIM.
The on board memory is 128 MB but there is a 4GB microSD card pre-loaded with the phone for free. There is a 1200 mAh battery (removable) that gives 624 hours of 2G standby time and 56 hours of music playback, pretty impressive figures indeed. Nokia, which has always been known for its sturdy hardware has replicated it’s design ideals with a simple yet strong 2-piece design (screen+cover) in the Asha 501 model.
You can find the full specifications below. For a price like this, the features are pretty good for an entry level phone. The phone comes in a lot of colors including Black, Red, Yellow and White. The Asha 501 has been designed with the connectivity-hungry consumer market in mind. As this demographic is largely populated by youngsters and middle-aged users, the design and features of the phone should sit well with them. This might just help Nokia increase its share in the market further, after it registered a 6% growth in the market share recently.You can read our initial story about Asha 501 here.
Nokai Asha 501 review:
Here is the hand-on review of Asha 501 by GSMArena