the new Nokia asha 501 takes on the market with a highly anticipated feature smartphone a budget price giving its rivals like Samsung champ ,rex 90 etc a strong competition .
the new nokia asha 501 faces a stiff competition with newly launched its rival Samsung Rex 90,but the fact is clear and much bold that it takes on the hearts of people with its new look ,good features and steady design for which nokia is very famous leaving behind its rival far behind
99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm
98 g (With Battery)
- Battery Type
Li-Ion 1200 mAh (BL-4U)
320 x 240 Pixels
128 MB (Internal) + 4 GB (MMC)
MicroSD upto 32 GB
3.2 MP, 2048 x 1536 Pixels
3x Digital Zoom with Fixed-Focus
MPEG-4, H.264, AVC, H.263
USB Port 2.0
Bluetooth v3.0 with OPP, HFP, HSP, PBAP
WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g
MP3, AMR-WB & NB, MIDI, AAC-LC, eAAC+
EA Games, Java Games
32 Polyphonic, MP3 Ringtones
Nokia Asha Series 1.0
Swipe User Interface
Dual-band GSM 900/ 1800 MHz
Upto 17 Hours
Upto 1152 Hours
Personal management features: Digital clock, Recorder, Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Phonebook, Fixed Dialling Number, Notes, Alarm Clock, Social Networks in Phonebook, Call management features: (Call waiting, Integrated hands-free speakers, Call barring, Call forwarding, Call logs: dialled, received and missed, Call history, Conference call), Nokia Xpress Browser, Social Apps: (Facebook, Twitter).
the speakers gives a very loud and clear output for better music and video playback but their was one glitch in playing videos that it doesn't recognised mp4 file otherwise overall quality of video playback is more than average.
the battery life is the real sword for this phone which last for at least 2-2.5 days with average use and much more on less use.its really good for a smart feature phone like this.it features a 1200mha battery .
The nokia Asha 501 comes with a 3.2-megapixel camera with an focus aperture size of F2.8 and a adjustable resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels with 3x zoom. Features on the shooter include self-timer, white balance presents effects and some more customization to make your photos more interesting Its camcorder captures images at 15fps with a QVGA resolution of 320 x 240 pixels.so the images seams to be average quality as you can aspect from a mid range feature-smart phone.
nokia asha is smart-feature phone at a affordable pricing of $100 (5000/- INR).
so if you are looking for a pretty decent feature phone with lot of good apps from ovi store then go for it,you will really rejoice using it .
you can buy it from amazon.com at the cheap prices,here the links are given for you
for indians :
Nokia Asha 501: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1mm, takes a leap ahead by weighing just 98g and leaving behind Samsung Rex 90: 113 x 61.9 x 11.84mm , at 109g.
Winner: Nokia Asha 501
nokia asha 501 processes a firm grip and a steady built quality and a smart design nokia is famous for since decades .
If you are looking for a budget feature-smart phone with a good touch screen and a simple UI then the Asha 501 is meant for you. It is ideal as your first feature phone and gives you the basic functionality as a phone and access to social networking and a basic app library. you can also use it as a secondary phone with your smartphone ,it will perfectly fulfil the purpose of secondary phone in your pocket.
also You can definitely consider this device over the Android offerings in the same price range.