Nokia has announced the next-generation affordable smartphone Nokia Asha 501 with trendy Lumia like design and innovative user interface. Asha 501 will be available in six cool colors and will have a single back button in front with volume control keys on side. Like the other phones in the Asha series this will be available in single SIM and Dual-SIM variants. It will run on a refreshed version of operating system found in Asha series mobiles and will provide many new features.
Release date: June 2013
Asha 501 will be available in more than 90 countries including India, UK, Canada and Australia in June 2013.
It will be available at a price of $99 that is around Rs. 5000 in India.
Specs and features:
- Camera: 3.2 megapixel
- Display-size: 3 inch
- Standby battery time: 48 days for single SIM and 26 days for dual-SIM model.
- Dimesions: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm
- Talk-time: Upto 17 hours
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and EDGE
- Colors: bright red, bright green, cyan, yellow, white and black
Asha 501 OS will have a ‘fastlane’ function which will display the recently used functions like contacts and applications. This is definitely a clever move by Nokia to launch a stylish affordable feature loaded phone.