The Nokia Asha 501 is an entry level device with a 3 inch QVGA capacitive touchscreen and a 3.15 megapixel camera.
The Nokia Asha 501 features a 3 inch LCD display with a resolution of 240 x 320 giving 133 ppi. It has scratch resistant glass and changeable covers. Colours appear vivid on the screen and the device has good viewing angles.
The Asha 501 has a 3.15 megapixel fixed-focus rear camera which is capable of capturing images of up to 2048 x 1536 resolution. It can record video at 240p with a frame rate of about 14 frames per second.
Design and Durability
The Asha 501 measures 3.9 x 2.9 x0.47 inches and weighs 98 grams. The good build quality and matte shell finish gives this compact device a good feel and it fits well in the hand. The colourful Asha 501 features rounded edges and comes in six colours, red, cyan, yellow, green, black and white. On the right hand side of the device is the volume rocker and the power/lock button. At the top of the device is the headphone jack together with a micro-USB port and proprietary charging port. At the back of the phone is the 3.15 megapixel camera. The back of the phone is easy to undo and reveals the battery.
The Asha 501 has a 1200mAh battery which provides up to 17 hours talk time and up to 624 hours of standby time. The device has built in mail, gallery, music and basic Facebook and Twitter applications. It has Bluetooth v3.0 with EDR and runs on Nokia's Asha 1.0 operating system. The Nokia Asha 501 arrives with Nokia Xpress for web browsing, bringing up pages as much as three times faster than other browsers getting you online quickly. Social network updates come through quickly and because Nokia Xpress browser uses less battery power your phone can last longer before needing to be charged.
System : GSM Network 900/1800
Dimensions : 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm
Operating System : Nokia Asha software platform 1.0
Display : 3 inch
Camera : 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels
Memory : microSD, up to 32 GB
Resolution : 240 x 320 pixels, 133 ppi
Battery : Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery