Nokia announces Asha 501: a best value for money smartphone

It looks as if Nokia returns to its roots, and does what it does better than any other manufacturer in the world: designing smartphones for the masses! With Nokia Asha 501 the Finnish giant celebrates a new family of super affordable smartphones, with touch screen and a price of only 99$, that is 75€!


The affordable device sports a 3 inch display, and it will be available in 6 different colors. It's the first Nokia Asha device with full touch screen support - which undoubtedly offers a sense of smartphone to such an affordable phone. On the inside users will find Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube integration, along with an Xpress browser for swift internet browsing and almost 90% data compression for low data consumption!

I know you're dying to find out the official specs of the device so here we are:

  • 3 inch 320x240 pixels display
  • WiFi/Bluetooth/2G/3G connectivity
  • 3.2 MPixel camera
  • Weight: 98 gr.
  • available in 6 colors: Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and Black
  • microSD support with a 4GB card in the package
  • available in in single or EasySwap Dual SIM models
  • Single SIM standby time: up to 48 days
  •  Dual SIM standby time: up to 26 days
  •  Talk time: up to 17 hours
  • available in 90 countries from June 2013


Well that's all you need to know about it! What do you think? A really affordable Nokia smartphone... we're just drooling!


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