Nokia India has been betting a lot on its budget feature phones in the Asha series and the company even went on to revamp the S40 OS and made a nice few changes and introduce the Nokia Asha 501 which runs on the Asha OS. And today Nokia announced Asha 501 in Kolkata for a price of Rs 5199. The Nokia Asha 501 is being targeted at users who are looking to buy a cheap entry-level Android smartphone and going with the build quality and the pricing of the Nokia Asha 501, it seems like the smartphone is here to give the Android devices in its range a tough fight.
The Nokia Asha 501 has been made available in 4 colors and the users of the phone will also be able to enjoy free Facebook access for 3 months on Airtel’s network which the device comes preloaded with 50+ apps in the bundled 4GB microSD card. And that’s not it; Nokia Asha 501 users will be able to enjoy about 40 games from the EA Games gift pack.
Nokia Asha 501 specifications:
- 3-inch display with hardened glass
- Display resolution of 320 x 240 pixels
- 128 MB of internal storage
- 4GB micro SD card bundled in the box
- 3.2 megapixel rear camera
- Nokia Asha OS with Swipe UI
- Dual SIM capability with Nokia’s Hot Swap feature
- 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth
- FM Radio, 3.5mm audio jack
- Measures 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm
- Weighs: 98 grams
- 1200 mAh battery
- Up to 17 hours of talk time and 26 days of standby time
At the launch event, Nokia also announced that till date the company has launched a total of 19 Asha devices and has sold over 20 million+ Asha devices globally which is a huge number for the company which is battling it out with the iOS and Android in the smartphone market. And not to forget, the company sees about 9 million daily app downloads too. Catch more images from the event below.
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