Nokia Asha 501 is a low priced phone that is powered by the “Asha Platform” and offers good WiFi, touch screen etc within your budget. This Smart phone features a refreshed look in stunning hues. Due to this, it has become one of the stylish models of Asha series from Nokia. This device weighs only 100 grams, is compact in nature and can fit in your palm. The stand out design with matte finish and funky bright colors has made it quite appealing. The scratch resistant coating on the glass of this device makes it durable.
Nokia Asha 501 – The display, browsing ability & UI:
It comes loaded with a 3 inch QVGA display with a resolution of 240 X 320 and a pixel density of 133 ppi. The capacitive multi-touch ability of TFT screen requires a special mention. The brightness levels are just perfect and you don’t have to adjust it for recording outdoors.
The User Interface of Nokia Asha 501 is so easy to learn that even the first time users will not face any difficulty. You can use swipe based gestures n through OS because you can close the applications with a clean swipe. The ‘double tap’ features of this Smart phone will help you access relevant applications in it. In addition, it is equipped with Nokia Xpress browser that enables you to improve the speed as well as consumption of data through server side compression. The magnificent rendering performance allows you to switch between six web windows. With this phone, you can enjoy a better surfing time and also save websites as tiles for further use. You can also stream a video online in one tab if you are browsing in another.
Nokia Asha 501’s camera:
This Smart phone features a 3.2 MP camera that has a shutter button, basic interface, toggle switch and a zoom slider. You can also choose the size of images that you wish to have. With a resolution of 2048 X 1536, your photographs will have crystal clarity and thus, they will appear almost real. The QVGA video recording at 15fps frame rates offers excellent lucidity. With good brightness control, RGB strike and CD transmissive display technology, this phone offers good video quality, as well. The accelerator meter sensor and proximity sensor are also very innovative.
Nokia Asha 501 comes with a 1200 mAh battery that lasts over 48 days standby, offers 17 hours of talk time. In spite of that, 25% of battery charge will be left in it. The connectivity options of this Smart phone are offered by Bluetooth as well as micro SD card slot at the back. With a built in storage of 128 MB, you can store more with a 4 GB memory card. The dual SIM standby support of this mobile is very effective. However, this is an optional one, as you can also avail single SIM models, too. There is no side mounted SIM like other mobiles as there is a swappable SIM option and the SIM manager is capable of remembering the settings even up to 5 SIMs. The most important thing is Nokia Asha 501 comes in an affordable price range and has all features of a low end android. Thus, it’s worth the investment!