Nokia has recently announced its new handset, Asha 501. Asha 501 is the 18th model in the Asha category. Nokia Asha 501 is a touchscreen based dual SIM phone with dual SIM support. The device comes with 3.0-inch TFT display, powered by 1 GHz processor, 128 MB internal memory with free 4 GB micro SD card with the retail package.
Asha 501 has new Swipe UI which enhances user experience, offers single back button operation. The device is powered by 1200 mAh battery which provides talk time up to 17 hours and 48 hours stand by. The device comes with 3.15 MP rear camera and offers GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth and USB v2.0 as connectivity options.
Nokia Asha 501 runs on Asha software platform 1.0, offers SMS, MMS, Email, IM as messaging option. Asha 501’s personal information management has features like Calendar, Digital clock, Calculator, Recorder, Alarm clock, Fixed dialing and Notes.
Nokia Asha 501 Features:
- Available in both Dual /Single SIM version
- 3.0-inch TFT Display (~133 ppi pixel density)
- FM Radio, Music player
- 3.15 MP rear camera
- 128 MB internal memory expandable up to 32 GB
- 3.5 mm audio jack
- 40 Free EA Games from Nokia Store
- 64 MB RAM
- GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, Bluetooth v3.0 with EDR
- 1200 mAh Li-on (BL-4U) battery
Nokia CEO has partnered with MTNL and Airtel in India to provide data free unlimited access to Facebook on all Asha handsets. Asha 501 will be available in 6 different colors- Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Black, Yellow and White. The price for this device will be $99 and will be launched in 90+ countries from June onwards, this year.