Nokia Asha 501 Dual Sim is a compact and lightweight handset, that provides a fresh air of change from the current Giant- sized devices. it comfortably sits in you palm and its vibrant colours attracts many surrounding eyeballs. Its matte finish gives it a superior feel in terms of design and it certainly stands above those plastic framed devices. This device is perhaps the most feel good and best build device in the budget price segment. Also, Nokia Asha 501 has single SIM version of it.
Display and Design
Asha 501 Dual Sim features a 3.0 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with 256k colours and a resolution of 240x320pixels. The screen is very responsive and supports Multitouch upto two fingers. Moreover it very convenient to hold the device in one hand due to its apt size. The device has been given a candy bar look and is available in 6 vibrant colour variants.
Processor and OS
This phone operates on Nokia Asha software platform. The large and bright icons signifies the Asha OS. This is the first phone that will feature the Nokia Asha software. The driving force behind this handset is a 1GHz single Core processor with 64MB of RAM. A 1 GHz processor provide the necessary boost, thus ensuring easy user navigation.
Camera and Storage
It poses a 3.15MP rear camera with no option for secondary camera. The front camera comes with a resolution of 2048x1536 pixels. In terms of storage, Nokia has loaded this device with 128 MB internal memory, which can be further expanded upto 32 GB. This device comes with 4GB memory card, packed in the box itself.
Connectivity and Battery
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Almost same price range but I have figured out the differences which must help you before buying -nN stands for Asha 501 and S for Star S5282.....So let's check outn1- Operating SystemnN- Asha OSnS- Android ( Jelly Bean )nn2- AccessoriesnN- Comes with 4gb card but no data cable in the boxnS- Internal 4gb memory ( So no card given ) and data cable is also therenn3- Touch ScreennN- Very smooth touch like feather thanks to Capacitive screen ( 3.0 inch screen )nS- Touch is average ( 2.9 inch screen )nn4- ProcessornN- Very slow processing No ramnS- 1 GHz Cortex-A5 with 512mb ramnn5- MultitaskingnN- Not SupportednS- You can do multitasking with easenn6- Document ViewernN- No document viewernS- PDF document viewernn7- CameranN- 3.2mp so far finenS- Only 2mp averagenn8- Wi-Fi nN- Can't find available networks easily, No Wi-fi HotspotnS- Great connectivity through Wi-fi and Wi-fi Hotspotnn9- MultimedianN- Can play only limited video formats , no equalizer option in music , Headset sound quality is very poornS- Can play many formats and have equalizer as well , Headset sound quality is superbnn10- GPSnN- NonS- Yesnn11- Battery backupnN- You can do only limited things and it's a java phone so battery backup is goodnS- You can do many things , thanks to android OS but being an android phone battery drains very quickly.n n....................So, I request all the guys that if you want to purchase any of these phone then please buy it according to your need. Both phones are good on their place and are of trusted brands so quality wise good..................Thank you !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I've bought the last 8 hours with my new Nokia Asha 501 and the experience has been...unexpectedly good.nnPros: Tons of interesting applicationsn Great for fans of mobile gamingn Sleek UIn Responsive touchscreenn Minimal designn Can handle multiple tasksn Innovative take on mobile staples (Alarm Clock, Notes etc.)n Cool Bluetooth sharing methodnnCons: Screen size is a tad small for my tasten The Fastlane feature is great but I managed to swipe my way to the home screenn several times during gamesn Camera (3.2 mp) is nothing to write home aboutn For those who are curious - no, Whatsapp isn't supportedn The cheap plastic build looksn Learning curve is a bit steep for mobile novicesn Earphones are red, irrespective of model color (so, if you prefer your accessoriesn to match your phone, be prepared to shell out extra cash)nnOverall, I must say that this phone is one of the best that Nokia has produced in the 5k range. Some people will find points gripe about, no doubt, because the phone has enough loopholes but it also provides you with maximum value for your buck.nnP.S. - I bought the white model. Green isn't available in India, I suppose, and the yellow and red
|Launch Date||June 30, 2013 (Official)|
|Model||Asha 501 Dual SIM|
|SIM Slot(s)||Dual SIM|
|SIM Size||SIM1: Micro|
|Dimensions||99.2 (H) x 58 (W) x 12.1 (T) mm|
|Screen Size||3 inches (7.62 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||240 x 320 pixels|
|Pixel Density||133 ppi|
|Touch Screen||Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
|Screen to Body Ratio||48.47 %|
|Internal Memory||128 MB|
|Expandable Memory||Up to 32 GB|
|Resolution||3.2 MP Primary Camera|
|Image Resolution||2048 x 1536 Pixels|
|Camera Features||3 x Digital Zoom|
|Talktime||Up to 17 Hours(2G)|
|Standby Time||Up to 624 Hours(2G)|
|SIM Size||SIM1: Micro|
GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n|
|USB Connectivity||USB 2.0, microUSB|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Video Player||Video Formats: 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MPEG4|
|Ring Tone||Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration|
|Music||Music Formats: 3GP, AAC, AAC+, AMR, MIDI, MP3|
|Other Sensors||Proximity sensor, Accelerometer|
|Games||Touch UI, Java games|
|Browser||Nokia Xpress Browser, HTML, WAP 2.0, XHTML|
|Phone Book||Limited, 4000 entries|
|IMAP, POP3, Push e-mail, SMTP|
|Other Facilities||Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm|
Higher pixel density:
155 ppi vs 133 ppi
800 MHz vs 1000 MHz
Lower primary camera resolution:
2 MP vs 3.2 MP
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|Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM||Price in India|
|Nokia Asha 501 (Dual SIM, Black) at Amazon||Rs. 5,999|