Nokia Asha 501 (Black, 128 MB)

Nokia Asha 501 (Black, 128 MB)

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Highlights
  • 128 MB ROM | Expandable Upto 32 GB
  • 7.62 cm (3 inch) QVGA Display
  • 3.2MP Rear Camera
  • 1200 mAh Battery
Description

Fresh and colorful, the Nokia Asha 501 is designed to be compact in size and super smart in experience. The candy bar phone is built to perform and runs on the seamless Asha operating system with Java support.

Display

Made of scratch-resistant glass, the 3 inch capacitive LCD touchscreen of the device has a QVGA resolution and 262 K color depth and can withstand the rigors of everyday use without being too delicate.

The touch user interface is smooth and looks contemporary and the revolutionary quick swipe is all you need to perform any action, to multitask, switch between applications and basically get around your phone.

Access to Apps

The phone is pre-installed with a lot of popular apps like Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare apart from games like Bejeweled 3 and Plants vs. Zombies to keep you engaged and in the loop. 

Lock-screen Notifications

Everything that happens on the phone comes up as a notification right on the homescreen ensuring that your e-mail, chat clients and social networks are at your fingertips at any time of the day or night.

Long-lasting Battery

The phone draws juice from a 1200 mAh battery that is optimized to give you up to 48 days of stand-by time – you can keep talking, texting, browsing, playing and streaming the entire day and still not run out of battery.

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Specifications
General
In The Box
  • Headset, Charger, Handset, Battery
Model Name
  • Asha 501
Color
  • Black
Browse Type
  • Smartphones
SIM Type
  • Dual Sim
Display Features
Display Size
  • 7.62 cm (3 inch)
Resolution
  • 320 x 240 Pixels
Resolution Type
  • QVGA
Display Type
  • LCD
Display Colors
  • 262 K
Other Display Features
  • Screen Double Tap, RGB Stripe, Two-point Touch, Brightness Control, Nokia Glance Screen
Os & Processor Features
Operating Frequency
  • GSM - 900, 1800
Memory & Storage Features
Internal Storage
  • 128 MB
Expandable Storage
  • 32 GB
Supported Memory Card Type
  • MicroSD
Memory Card Slot Type
  • Dedicated Slot
Phone Book Memory
  • 4000
Call Log Memory
  • Yes
SMS Memory
  • Yes
Camera Features
Primary Camera Available
  • Yes
Primary Camera
  • 3.2MP Rear Camera
Primary Camera Features
  • Auto and Manual White Balance, Full Screen Viewfinder, Fixed Focus, Self-timer, Colour Tone Mode, Automatic Light Sensitivity
Secondary Camera Available
  • No
HD Recording
  • No
Video Recording
  • Yes
Video Recording Resolution
  • 320 x 240
Digital Zoom
  • Digital Zoom - 3x
Frame Rate
  • 15 fps
Image Editor
  • Yes
Call Features
Conference Call
  • Yes
Hands Free
  • Yes
Call Divert
  • Yes
Connectivity Features
Supported Networks
  • GSM
Internet Connectivity
  • GPRS, Wi-Fi, EDGE
3G
  • No
GPRS
  • Yes
Pre-installed Browser
  • Nokia Xpress Browser
Micro USB Port
  • Yes
Micro USB Version
  • 2
Bluetooth Support
  • Yes
Bluetooth Version
  • 3
Wi-Fi
  • Yes
Wi-Fi Version
  • 802.11 b/g
NFC
  • No
USB Connectivity
  • Yes
EDGE
  • Yes
GPRS Features
  • 85.6 kbps
Audio Jack
  • 3.5 mm
EDGE Features
  • 236.8 kbps
GPS Support
  • No
Other Details
Touchscreen Type
  • Capacitive
SIM Size
  • Micro SIM
User Interface
  • Touch UI
JAVA Support
  • Yes
SIM Access
  • Dual Standby
Sensors
  • Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor
Series
  • Asha
Other Features
  • Digital Clock, Audio Recorder, Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Fixed Dialling Number, Notes, Alarm, Social Networks in Phonebook, Java Games, Firmware Update, Device Lock, PIN Code, Call Waiting, Call Barring, MMS Enabled, MMS and SMS Editor, Photo Sharing with Slam, OMA DRM 1, Video Streaming, Free of PVC
Important Apps
  • Facebook, Twitter, Nokia Chat, YouTube
Multimedia Features
FM Radio
  • Yes
Audio Formats
  • MP3, MIDI, eAAC+
Video Formats
  • 3GP, ASF, AVI, MP4
Battery & Power Features
Battery Capacity
  • 1200 mAh
Dimensions
Width
  • 58 mm
Height
  • 99.2 mm
Depth
  • 12.1 mm
Weight
  • 91 g
Warranty
Warranty Summary
  • 1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories
Ratings & Reviews
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266 Reviews
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4

Best phone in this price range

I bought this phone yesterday from local mobile store shop. There price was low than flipkart's price. I paid 5150 rupees for this product & there was an offer to extend warranty period for an year by paying extra 100 rupees.
Pros....
1. The phone contains 50 preloaded apps & 40 free EA Sports games.
2. A 4gb microsd memory card is included with the phone.
3. Good battery backup.
4. Good camera quality.
5. Responsive touch
6. Great design, & the handset is not very big in size like other sma...
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Shakti Swarup Dash

Jul, 2013

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Compare before buying......Nokia Asha 501 Vs Samsung Galaxy Star S5282

Almost same price range but I have figured out the differences which must help you before buying -
N stands for Asha 501 and S for Star S5282.....So let's check out
1- Operating System
N- Asha OS
S- Android ( Jelly Bean )

2- Accessories
N- Comes with 4gb card but no data cable in the box
S- Internal 4gb memory ( So no card given ) and data cable is also there

3- Touch Screen
N- Very smooth touch like feather thanks to Capacitive screen ( 3.0 inch screen )
S- Touch is average ( 2.9 inch scre...
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Alok Saroj

Aug, 2013

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Nokia Returns

I am using this phone for 2 days. This phone is awesome. Display is clearly visible at direct sunlight even in medium brightness. Tower strength and voice quality is far far better than any other phone. Battery backup is superb. You dont have to think about charging. Phone size so calculated that it nicely fits into your hand and weight is so light that you might think sometimes are you rally holding a phone. Touch is best among all smart phone. Fastlane is nice technique to close and open a ...
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Avijit Nandi

Jul, 2013

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An amzingly awesome Product

Nokia wins the table in one draw...at least in my house..
compared to my micromax a75 and samsung s2 ,this is loads better. The following is what i expect more for the phone...
1.Love the phone's build but expecting a jacket for the phone as it has a very smooth finish..
2.4GB sd card is included...so no extra money for upgradation...but still the given apps suck...So BETTER APPS NEEDED!!
3.The double tap unlock feature is treaded with glitches but if you are a frequent android user..then you...
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Lakshmi Narayana C

Certified Buyer, Pune

Jul, 2013

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5

The next generation..with---SMARTY LOOK

I am using this for one week.
I think this one of the best mobile of Nokia as a touch screen with the Lumia design.

Key things that you get at this price(5k)


1. sim- ---(Dual standby)

2. WIFI--- yes (you can use free internet where wifi network available)

3.Touch screen---- YES (capacitive touch screen smooth to use)

4.Battery----1200mah (Long battery life)

5.Internet connectivity--EDGE (236.8 KBPS)

6.Camera-----3.2 Megapixel (With 3x Digital zoom)

7.Blue tooth---yes (Adavance ve...
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srikanta nayak

Jul, 2013

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5

Great phone no doubt

so i pre ordered this phone for my father. Its been a while now he is been using it. I have to say the phone was so intuitive that my father learned to use it very easily even though he has never used any touch screen phone before. Phone is very light and touch screen is responsive too, not because of the touchscreen but because of the new software changes.
build quality is awesome.
cons: My father got addicted to Facebook and i dont like it :-(
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Rishabh Harit

Certified Buyer

Jul, 2013

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The best phone at this price range...

Don't go for other cheap android phones of Samsung or Micromax. They are made of poor quality hardware. As all the micromax phones are made using Chinese hardware, they are not up to the mark. If you really wanna buy an android phone go for Sony. As a fan of Windows first I looked for the lumia series but they are all priced above 8000 bucks so I ended up buying this one. It’s better than Samsung Galaxy Star Duos (which also comes in this price range). It comes with a 4GB memory card which in...
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Somenath Chakraborty

Certified Buyer, Kolkata

Nov, 2013

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5

Nokia Asha 501 "Chhota Packet Bada Dhamaka"

First of all thank to flipkart delivered in just 24 hours of release..
I am using this phone for last 3 days and things come in my mind first are..
1. Great battery backup
2. Awesome touch response
3. Cool look with one front button
4. Easy switch between apps via fastlane
5. 3.2 MP camera OK
6. Great speaker sound
7. Resolution you will never feel it is only 320*240
8. Easily removable back cover (available in other colors also buy 2-3 and have a new phone every day)

Overall I will rate 5/5
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R Kumar

Certified Buyer

Jul, 2013

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Perfect purchase, not much worries

I was constantly reviewing this phone even before it was launched in India, and found this phone amazing in low price and good nokia quality.
I pre-ordered it on Jun, 29th and got it on Jul. 4th. I accept the delay part because this phone got launched on Jul. 1st only. So, no grudges at all.

The phone is light weight, nice look with capacitative touch screen.
The only cons with this I see is the sim card slot..which is Micro sim card, so you need to cut your normal SIM off to micro if you p...
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Neeraj Kumar

Certified Buyer

Jul, 2013

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Full and honest review

one of the best phone on this price bracket. i got it @ 4248.

Pros:
Look and feels nice
Nice touchscreen with good color reproduction
great touch sensitivity
Asha OS is new, very nice and user friendly
call quality is superb
Speaker is also very good
good battery life
wifi works pretty fine
dual sim with dual stand by
whatsapp, Wechat, LINE works fine

Cons:
little bit slow in processing power
camera quality is mediocre to poor, i expected better pics quality as it has 3.2 mpx camera.
buil...
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Subhadeep Nan

Certified Buyer, Kolkata

Jan, 2014

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