Nokia has launched the new Nokia Asha 501 entry level 3-inch touchscreen phone loaded with Nokia’s own Nokia Asha software platform v1.0 (first phone with the new OS). Targeted market is young generation , Nokia Asha 501 is available in various vibrant colors of Red , Yellow , Green , Black , White , and Cyan . Perhaps this is one of the step Nokia is taking to counter the fastest growing Android smartphones market . Android OS is one of the key reasons behind Nokia’s sharp share decline in mobile phone’s market.
Nokia Asha 501 at a glance:
General: GSM 900 / 1800 MHz; GPRS up to 85.6 Kbps, EDGE up to 236.8 Kbps
Dual SIM support: Optional, GSM 900 / 1800 MHz, dual SIM standby, EasySwap
Form factor: Touchscreen bar phone
Dimensions: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm, 98.2 g
Display: 3" 256K-color QVGA (240 x 320 pixels) TFT capacitive touchscreen, 133 ppi, scratch-resistant glass
OS: Nokia Asha software platform 1.0
Memory: 128 MB of inbuilt storage, microSD card slot, 4GB card in the bundle
Still Camera: 3.15 megapixel fixed-focus camera
Video Camera: QVGA (240 x 320) video recording at 15fps
Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth 3.0 with EDR, microUSB port, 3.5mm audio jack
Misc: Built-in accelerometer, proximity sensor, FM radio, exchangeable covers
Price of Nokia Asha 501 is $99
Price of Nokia Asha 501 in india only RS. Rs 5,300.