Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

New Products

Nokia Asha 501 Smartphone

Nokia today announced the Asha 501, their first smartphone under the Asha brand, which is designed to offer affordable, fast-working phones using an innovative new user interface. The low-cost device will be available in a choice of six striking colors that complement the elegant design. It comes in just two parts: a durable, removable casing and the scratch-resistant glass display, which features a three-inch, capacitive touchscreen and a single ‘back’ button. The compact new Asha weighs only 98 grams, for the ultimate portability.

The Nokia Asha 501 is built to make it easier for people to access everything they love, with a simple swipe and a choice of two main screens: Home and Fastlane. Home is a traditional, icon-based view for launching individual apps or accessing a specific feature, like the dialler or phone settings. The new Fastlane view was inspired by how people really use their phone. Recently accessed contacts, social networks and apps, unique to each person, are stored and presented in Fastlane. It provides a record of how the phone is used, giving people a glimpse of their past, present and future activity, and helping them multi-task by providing easy access to their favorite features.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsXUvR9k0FA

The Asha 501 comes with Nokia Xpress Browser pre-loaded, which compresses Internet data by up to 90%. This is aimed at making mobile browsing faster and more affordable. Nokia also announced the availability of Nokia Xpress Now, a new Web application that recommends content based on location, preferences and trending topics. It will be available via the Browser homepage or as a download from Nokia Store.

The new Nokia Asha 501 was purpose-built to give people the best possible mobile experiences at an affordable price. It is highly efficient, with an industry-leading standby time of up to 48 days. The Asha 501 is the first smartphone built on the new Asha platform, which leverages Nokia’s investments in Smarterphone, a company which Nokia acquired in 2012.

Price and Availability
The Nokia Asha 501 is expected to start shipping in June 2013 for under $99. It is expected to be available through approximately 60 operators and distributors in more than 90 countries worldwide. The HERE experience, based on Nokia’s leading location-based platform, will also be available as a download for the Nokia Asha 501, starting in Q3 2013 and will initially include basic mapping services.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6iMsePF0kk

Specifications
The Nokia Asha 501 is available in single or EasySwap Dual SIM models. All come with WiFi and Bluetooth. Other specifications:

  • Dimensions: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm; 98 grams
  • Camera: 3.2 MP
  • Single SIM standby time: up to 48 days
  • Dual SIM standby time: up to 26 days
  • Talk time: up to 17 hours
  • Additional memory of 4GB (card included in box), expandable up to 32GB
  • Forty free EA Games worth €75 downloadable from Nokia Store
  • Available colours: Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and Black

Nokia Asha 501 Reviews

From Critics Around the Web

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Advertisement

New Products

Integrated Amps

Flagship integrated amp featuring Purifi Eigentakt Hybrid Digital amplifier technology, built-in BluOS multi-room streaming, 32-bit DAC, full MQA decoding, and Dirac Room Correction.

Klipsch

Versatile powered speakers loaded with features including HDMI-ARC which allows The Fives to replace a sound bar.

A/V Receivers

7.1-channel 8K A/V Receiver with 8K/60Hz pass-through, as well as elevated gaming with 4K/120Hz pass- through and support for the latest HDMI specifications. MSRP...

A/V Receivers

For 2020 Marantz is introducing SR5015, SR6015, SR7015, and SR8015 A/V receivers offering 8K video pass-thru/upscaling with audiophile-quality sound for home theater or music.

New Products

VIZIO just released their 2020-2021 TV lineup, which includes the company's first-ever OLED 4K TVs in conjunction with 19 LED-backlit 4K LCD TVs in...

Bowers & Wilkins

Bowers & Wilkins introduces Signature 705 ($3,999/pr) stand-mount and Signature 702 ($6,499/pr) floor standing loudspeakers with upgraded components and finishes.

You May Also Like

Apple

At $399 unlocked, Apple iPhone SE is the lowest priced iPhone. The 4.7-inch smartphone gets the latest processor, keeps the iconic home button but...

Google

Google’s Flagship 5.7- or 6.3-inch Smartphones for 2019 Google just announced the Pixel 4 (5.7-inch) and Pixel 4 XL (6.3-inch) smartphones which each debut...

Apple

Apple iPhone 11 is a dual camera 6.1-inch smartphone that arrives more affordably priced at $699, yet still ultra fast and water resistant.

Apple

Triple cameras debut in new Apple iPhone 11 Pro (5.8-inch) and Pro Max (6.5-inch) smartphones along with A13 Bionic chip and 4 to 5...

Advertisement

ecoustics is the unbiased resource for the latest technology news, coolest gadgets, and best consumer electronics. Plus get product reviews, roundups and deals from all over the web on everything electronic. Read more



Copyright © 1999-2020 ecoustics | Disclaimer: ecoustics may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.