Nokia Asha 501 (Bright Red, 128 MB)
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Nokia Asha 501 (Bright Red, 128 MB)

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Warranty
1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories
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
  • Handset, Headset, Battery, Charger
Model Name
  • Asha 501
Color
  • Bright Red
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
  • Two-point Touch, Brightness Control, Nokia Glance Screen, Screen Double Tap, RGB Stripe
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
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, 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
  • MP4, 3GP, AVI, ASF
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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475 Ratings &
88 Reviews
  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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5

NOKIA is amazing ! Sometimes you don't need high end smartphones !!

Let me tell you all something. not everybody needs a high end smartphone, it depends upon their liking and their pocket :P. Nokia cares about their customers !
now, you have to admire what nokia is doing here, they have introduced such a simple yet a trendy and well built product ( of course, nokia is meant for quality ! ).
Nokia Asha 501 is a phone meant for students who need to be in touch all the time and who also can't afford the high end smart phones like the iphone or galaxy s4 etc.
y...
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Ash karthik

4 Jul, 2013

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5

Cute and does what it needs to !

Awesome phone does most of the jobs, with Whatsapp it will be perfect!

Here maps and Nearby apps are very useful.
Yo can copy (import) contacts from your android or any smartphone with the inbuilt function which uses bluetooth.
Has apps to open docx and pptx files :)
True caller app :)
Awesome battery life!

I can't complain...as i knew what i was expecting... What more can you ask for such price?
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Darshan Sirur

Certified Buyer

5 Jul, 2013

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Don't go for it. Worst phone that i have seen ever :(

Touch is not responsive.
Picture clarity is very poor, every photo takes more than 3 seconds to load.
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Jeba Lipni

Certified Buyer, Chennai

14 Jan, 2015

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Super Basic Phone

I bought this for my mother who cant stand complicated phones such as Android or iPhone. This tiny phone is a masterpiece from Nokia in low range phones. It can practically do everything a smartphone does with simplicity and is packed with a super battery life. Must buy for anyone who is looking at a budget option
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Kushal Shah

Certified Buyer

27 Dec, 2013

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Nokia 501 overall average product

Hi,
I got Nokia Asha 501 after reading lots of reviews and hype about it. I ordered bright red variant and got it within 2 days, good service by Flipkart as always.
Phone is built well and has good feel in hand, size is just perfect.
May be these are only positive things about it.
I was highly disappointed that Nokia has dumbed down this phone by removing features which used to be available in earlier S40 phones.
1) No way to transfer Calendar, Notes from older Nokia phones because there is ...
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Suyog Hedulkar

Certified Buyer

22 Sep, 2013

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Not bad for a beginner at touch screen

Bought it for mom.
In one sentence, this is a feature phone with touchscreen function. Don't expect it to perform as a 'smart' phone.
Once you buy it, don't for get to update the phone OS. Latest version has improved the performance a lot.
Best phone for elderly people to start using touchscreen. Funny thing is they don't trust any other brand than Nokia! Emotional attachment may be.

PROS:

Bonus was a 4GB memory card which is not mentioned here in flipkart. Card was already inside the ph...
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Sonu K

Certified Buyer, Bangalore

8 Jul, 2014

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5

big things come in small packages...

Got this phone a couple of days back,
Built is awesome, and feels reassuring in the hand especially due to the poly-carbonate plastic.
Design is simple and looks cute.
Display is OK nt great but could have been better.
UI is brilliant and feel its best for this price range, a no frills ui, runs smooth , well optimized .
an BETTER THAN ANDROID at this price range, basically don't expect the phone to do miracles, its for telephony, basic social networking and now even whats app is supported, ...
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Gaurish Sawant

Certified Buyer, Panaji

3 Nov, 2013

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So much hype !! Is it worth it ??

First, I haven't bought this phone. Had an idea to buy it and so tried it in a Nokia showroom.
Drastically disappointed and dropped my idea of buying.

Pros :

* The phone is light weight - looks good - easy to hold - compact.
* Good build quality.
* Can't blame the cam quality . ( decent enough for a 5k phone ).

Cons :

* The phone isn't as smooth as shown in some video reviews on YouTube.
* Every minor swiping/sliding the screen is slow.
* Pixelated display which is not comfort at all. ...
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Prabu G I

8 Oct, 2013

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5

Nokia Asha 501

Excellent option at this price range and specifications. Much, much better than the contemporary low-cost Android phones.

Pros - Lovely and refreshing OS, smooth touchscreen, silky UI, sturdy build (Nokia, after all), changeable back cover, modern look.

Cons - The buttons are somewhat loose, the store disappointing. Go for this phone only if you're not some app-freak who needs apps like water.

Overall, it's worth buying.
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Aroon

4 Aug, 2013

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Asha 501 - Detailed Review

Its been 3 days I've been using this mobile. Here are my observations:

1.Design: It has got a hard glass and back shell cover is also rock solid. so need not worry even your mobile falls down.

It has got 6 colors, so you can easily interchange the shell cases, but u need to buy them separately they are not included in the box. At the back there will be a spot of the orignal handset that you'll purchase, so beware of it and chose wisely the original handset that you purchase. If you purchas...
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Saikiran Veldurti

8 Jul, 2013

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