Nokia Asha 501

Nokia Asha 501 Price

Market Status: Available in India

Release Date: 2013-06-24

Updated on:Nov 28, 2014

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Key Features

  • Nokia Asha v1.0
  • 3 Inch, 240x320 px display, LCD
  • 1000 MHz processor
  • 3.2 MP Primary Camera
  • WiFi
  • 128 MB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
  • 64 MB RAM
  • 1200 mAh, Li-Ion battery
What makes Nokia Asha 501 unique?
  • The first phone with the Asha platform and the FastLane UI
  • The best1 Nokia phone priced around Rs. 2,000
  • 1based on 91score

For

  • Good Build Quality
  • Intuitive Interface
  • Great battery life

Against

  • Average Camera
  • No 3G Connectivity

Fully featured phone at an Affordable Price


Nokia Asha is a fun looking phone available in vibrant colors like Red, Yellow, Blue and Green. Nokia Asha 501 sports a 3-inches LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The device runs on Nokia Asha platform built upon Symbian Series 40 Operating System. It features a new interface called as Fastlane giving users quick glance with one swipe to their recent activities, notifications, and calendar appointments. Users can download apps such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp on the device to enjoy smartphone-like capabilities.

The device comes with 128 MB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 32 GB via Micro SD card.

The device packs a 3.2 MP primary camera with video recording facility. Its connectivity options are 2G, Wi-Fi, USB, Bluetooth. The device runs on a 1200 mAh battery and really good talk time and standby time.

Nokia Asha 501 also comes in another dual SIM variant.

Verdict

Asha 501 is a fine example of Nokia's strength in the budget range with its great design and user friendly UI. Though a feature phone, it can very well compete with smartphones in this range like Micromax Bolt A40, Karbonn A9 Star, etc.

Company is also released Nokia Asha 502 which features better design and a 5 MP camera with Flash support.

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The best price for Nokia Asha 501 now is: Rs. 2,735

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    Nokia Asha 501 (Dual SIM, Black)

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    Nokia Asha 501 Dual Sim (Red)

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    Nokia Asha 501 (Yellow)

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    Nokia Asha 501 (Black)

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    Rs. 2,948.00

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    Nokia Asha 501 Yellow

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    Rs. 3,065.00

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    Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM

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Nokia Asha 501 Specifications

General

Brand Nokia
Model Asha 501
Operating System Nokia Asha v1.0
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size Micro
Box Contents Nokia Asha 501, Nokia Charger AC-11, Nokia Battery BL-4U 1200 mAh, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Nokia 4 GB microSD Card

Performance

Processor 1 GHz
RAM 64 MB

Storage

Internal Memory 128 MB
Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 32 GB

Display

Screen Size 3 Inch
Screen Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Pixel Density (sharpness) 133 ppi
Display Type LCD
Display Colour 262k

Camera

Main Camera Yes, 3.2 MP
Video Recording 320x240 @ 15 FPS, Recording Formats: 3GP, H.263
Zoom Yes, Digital Zoom, 3 x
Camera Features Effects, Fixed focus, Image Viewer, Self-timer, White balance presets

Battery

Capacity 1200 mAH, Li-ion
TalkTime Up to 17 Hours(2G)
Stand By Time Up to 1152 Hours(2G)

Connectivity

Operating Frequency GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
GPRS Yes, 85.6 kbps
EDGE Yes, 236.8 kbps
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0, EDR, DUN, FTP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PBAP, SDAP, SPP
USB Connectivity Yes, USB Port, USB 2.0, USB charging, microUSB

Design

Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Weight 98 grams
Dimensions 99.2 x 58 x 12.10 mm
Colours

Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity sensor
Games Yes, , Touch UI, Java games
Java Yes, MIDP 2.1
Browser Yes, HTML, WAP 2.0, XHTML
Phone Book
SMS Yes
MMS Yes
Email Yes, POP3, Push e-mail
Instant Messaging Yes
Other Features Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm

Multimedia

Video Player Yes, Video Formats: 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MPEG4
FM Radio Yes
Ring Tone Music ringtones, Vibration
Music Yes, Music Formats: 3GP, AAC, AAC+, AMR, MIDI, MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features Haptic feedback, Voice Memo

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  • Nokia Asha 501 Review: Pocket Power
    Nitansh Rastogi
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    03 Sep 2013 | 91mobiles

    Jump to- Positioning Inside the Box Specifications Design and Build Quality Controls and Ports Display Hardware and Performance Software Applications Connectivity Camera Multimedia Battery Life Verdict Even though Nokia has been toppled by Samsung from its leadership position, Nokia is still expanding its range of devices. At the upper end of the spectrum, it has Lumia range, which has quietly emerged as capable third front with Windows Phone OS ...

    Verdict: Before giving the verdict, I must retract my statement of comparing the Nokia Asha 501 with Android smartphones available at the same price range. The reason is that the phone is not for those who are looking for a smartphone, but it’s for those wh...

  • Nokia Asha 501 review: The candy store kid
    GSMArena team
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    05 Aug 2013 | gsmarena

    A nice little phone that looks fresh both on the inside and outside. That`s what we took from our first encounter with the Nokia Asha 501 and we do hope we managed to get that point across. You know, with phones that go a dime a dozen, you always risk making it sound like a condescending pat on the head. The Asha 501 is better than that. Yes, it`s an entry-level package. A cheap, dual-SIM phone that fits the Asha description to a T. Yet, it`s a f...

    Verdict: Nokia Asha 501 is a great reboot of an already widely popular lineup. The no-nonsense Asha phones have built a reputation for offering great features at an amazingly cheap price, but until now it really lacked in the "fun to use" department. The grea...

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    Ketan Pratap
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    27 Jul 2013 | ndtv

    Nokia has been known to come out with solid, sturdy devices rather than flashy, glitzy ones when it comes to its budget phones. However, we think that the Nokia Asha 501 is here to change that and reveals the brand`s playful side in the feature phone segment. The much hyped Nokia Asha 501 has finally made it to the Indian market. But does it live up to expectations? We take a close look. At a time when phones seem to be getting bigger, the Nokia ...


  • Nokia Asha 501 Review
    Nick Rego
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    30 Sep 2013 | tbreak

    Nokia may be touting its Lumia range with as much gusto as possible, but the company was once known for spitting out plenty of budget-friendly feature phones back in the day. From the lowly days of the Nokia 3210 to the Nokia Communicator, there was a phone for everyone’s tastes and budget. But while the Lumia series certainly has its strong points, Nokia’s lesser-known Asha series also deserves a bit of attention. This week I playe...

  • Nokia Asha 501
    Steve Harvath
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    09 May 2013 | digitaltrends

    Running via the Asha software platform, the Nokia Asha 501 is a slab smartphone utilizing a 3-inch touchscreen LCD display with 320 x 240 pixel native resolution, 128MB of internal storage and a 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera. Additional features include a microSD media slot (up to 32GB expansion), a 1200 mAh lithium-ion battery, as well as a micro USB connectivity option....

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