Nokia Launches Asha 501 smartphone in India for INR 5,300

Nokia has launched  Asha 501 smartphone in India. The company is enhancing their smartphone series continuously. Asha 501 is the new addition to Asha series of Nokia. This phone was revealed in a press event at New Delhi.


Stephen Elop, the chief Executive Officer of Nokia, came down to India for the global launch of the device. Nokia runs on the new Asha software platform. It is the first handset having swipe UI.

Talking about the hardware specification, Asha 501 is integrated with 3 inch display screen that offers visuals at 320 x 240 pixels. The smartphone comes with shaped design. Touch bar device provides easy move to access the application. To capture images with an impressive resolution, comes with a 3.2MP primary camera.

As far as memory concern, the device is equipped with 12MB internal storage and 4GB RAM that can be expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD card slot. Media connectivity includes Wi-Fi, GPRS and EDGE. Nokia has preloaded Express now browser on the latest Asha phone. For transfer files, the handset comes with Bluetooth and Micro USB port.

Key Specification and Features of Nokia Asha 501 smartphone :

  • Nokia Asha 501 has a swipe user interface with 3-inch display screen resolution of 320 x 240 pixels.
  • The touchscreen device is loaded with 1GHz processor provide smooth performance of the device.
  • In terms of Camera specs includes 3x digital zoom with 3.2MP fixed focus at a pixel resolution of 2048 x 1536.
  • The connectivity option are Bluetooth v3.0 with OPP, HFP, HSP, PBAP, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, GPRS, EDGE and USB port v2.0.
  • The smartphone has certain audio formats like MP3, AMR-WB & NB, MIDI, AAC-LC, eAAC+.
  • The certain features are Digital Clock, Recorder, Calculator, Clock, Calendar, etc.
  • It measures with 99.2 mm length, 58 mm breadth, 12.1 mm thickness and weighs 98 grams.
  • The 1200 mAh battery is loaded provides talk time up to 17 hours and stand by time up to 1152 hours.

Price and Availability :

Nokia Asha 501 smartphone will  be shipped in June via 60 operators in 90 countries. The smartphone is priced at $99.

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