Nokia Asha 501 Launched in India at the Price of Rs.5,199

On 02/07/2013

Nokia has launched the Asha 501 at the Price of Rs.5,199. Asha 501 is the low-end smartphone that announced back in may in New Delhi. Now, you can buy this phone from the Official Nokia online stores.

Nokia Asha 501 is the first device to run the new Asha Platform with Swipe UI which is specially designed for Asha series phones. The design of the Asha 501 is inspired from Lumia phones. Nokia Asha 501 powered by the 1 GHz processor and 512 MB of RAM. It has come up with a 3-inch 320x240px QVGA resolution Touchscreen display.

The  Nokia Asha 501 comes with a 3.2 MP rear end camera without flash. Asha 501 features two home screens: one is a ‘Fastlane’  and which is the default home screen, and the other is the traditional screen which lists all apps. ‘Fastlane’  is more like a notification panel where you can see all the present happenings via widgets, past notification.

Asha 501 has a 1200 mAh battery that offers 17 hrs of Talktime with 48hrs of standby time. The firs low model phone has come with Micro sim. It has Dual SIM (with one slot capable of hot swap) support, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth and FM Radio.  It has 64 MB Internal memory with 4GB Micro SD card, you can upgrade the D card with 32GB .

Asha 501 has the special Nokia Xpress browser which compresses the data up to 90% and has over 50 preloaded apps that includes Facebook, Twitter,  Nimbuzz, WeChat, Cricbuzz,Line, Newshunt, GetMeRated, CricInfo and More. The phone will also come with 40 free EA games that can be downloaded by users. Nokia also said the popular apps will be added to this platform regularly.

The phone is available in multiple colours like Red, Cyan, Black, White, Bright Green, Yellow. The phone has support of only 2G network and 3G version phones will be released later. Also Nokia partnered with Airtel to give 3 months free access to Facebook with Nokia 501.