Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much larger screen
  • N/A vs 4.00 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • N/A vs 1000 MHz Dual core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 64 MB vs 512 MB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 3.20 MP vs 5.00 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 1200 mAH vs 1430 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 133.00 ppi vs 233.00 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 128 MB vs 8.00 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Has 3G
  • No vs Yes
    3G enables fast internet access up to 42.2 Mbps, allowing live TV, high speed downloads, etc.
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 32.00 GB vs 64.00 GB
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
Design
Operating system Nokia Asha 1.0 Windows Phone 8
Form factor Touchbar Touchbar
Dimensions

    Height:99.2 mm

    Width:58 mm

    Thickness:12.10 mm

    Height:119.9 mm

    Width:64 mm

    Thickness:9.90 mm

    Weight 98 grams 124 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors                      
    Hardware
    System chip Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
    Processor Dual core, 1000 MHz,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Adreno 305
    RAM 64 MB 512 MB
    Built-in storage 128 MB 8 GB
    Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 64 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 3 Inch 4 Inch
    Display resolution 240x320 (133 ppi) 480x800 (233 ppi)
    Display Technology LCD IPS LCD
    3D
    Color Density 262k 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 3.2 MP, 2048 x 1536 5 MP, 2592 x 1944
    Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Effects
    • Fixed focus
    • Image Viewer
    • Self-timer
    • White balance presets
    • Auto Focus
    • Exposure compensation
    • Geo tagging
    • ISO control
    • Touch to focus
    • White balance presets
    Scene Modes Backlight Mode,Night Portrait Mode,Panorama,Sports Mode
    Video Capture Yes, 3GP,H.263 Yes, H.264,MPEG4, Video zoom
    Video Resolution 320 x 240p @ 15fps 1280 x 720p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera
    Network
    SIM Type Micro, GSM Micro, GSM
    Network technology GSM GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data HSDPA 21.1 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload)
    3g Yes
    4g
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • 85.6 kbps
    • Yes
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    GPS Cell ID A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 3.0, DUN, FTP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PBAP, SDAP, SPP, EDR Version 4.0, A2DP, AVRCP, GAVDP, HFP, OPP, PBAP, Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, SDAP, SPP
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      USB USB 2.0, microUSB USB 2.0, microUSB
      HDMI
      Headphones connector 3.5mm 3.5mm
      Charging connector
      External Device connector Computer sync, OTA sync, Tethering
      Battery
      Talk time 17 Hours(2G) 17.4 Hours(2G), 9.7 Hours(3G)
      Stand-by time 1152 Hours(2G) 384 Hours(2G), 390 Hours(3G)
      Playback time 56 Hours(Music), 14 Hours(Video) 52 Hours(Music), 5.9 Hours(Video)
      Battery Capacity 1200 mAh, Li-ion 1430 mAh, Li-ion
      Dual Battery Option
      Wireless Charging
      Charging via USB
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • 3GP, AAC, AAC+, AMR, MIDI, MP3, WAV
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
      • Album art cover, Background playback
      • 3GP, 3GPP, AAC, AMR, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MP3, WMA
      Video player
      • 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MPEG4
      • 3G2, 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MOV, MPEG4
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Radio:FM

      Streaming Video Video
      Additional Yes
      Pre-loaded Apps
      Supported Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
      Internet Browsing
      Browser HTML,WAP 2.0,XHTML HTML5
      Third Party Browser
      Built-in online services Facebook,Twitter Facebook,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,Picasa,Twitter,YouTube (upload)
      Regulatory Approval
      Regulatory Approval
      • Yes
      • 0.86 W/kg
      • 0.88 W/kg
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Yes
      • Limited
      • Caller groups,Multiple numbers per contact,Picture ID,Ring ID
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Caller groups,Multiple numbers per contact,Picture ID,Ring ID,Search by both first and last name
      Organizer Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Messaging No
      Keypad Landscape mode
      E-mail POP3,Push e-mail IMAP,POP3,Push e-mail,SMTP
      Instant messaging
      JAVA MIDP 2.1
      OTA Software updates
      Games Yes, Touch UI, Java games
      Sales Pack Nokia Asha 501, Nokia Charger AC-11, Nokia Battery BL-4U 1200 mAh, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Nokia 4 GB microSD Card Nokia Lumia 520, High Efficiency Charger AC-20, Nokia Battery BL-5J , Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-189CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide, Warranty Card
      Supported Accessories
      Others
      Other Features
      Speakers Earpiece,Loudspeaker Earpiece,Loudspeaker
      Notifications
      • Haptic feedback
      • Silent mode
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      • Flight mode
      • Haptic feedback
      • Silent mode
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice commands
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Voice recording
      • Music ringtones
      Additional microphone
      Projector
      Availability
      Officially announced 10-Apr-2013 25-Feb-2013
      Market status Available Available
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