Having a strong hold in the basic segment and now catching up in the premium range with Lumia brand; Nokia was missing in the mid segment range which was a captured by the Android powered Samsung devices; helping it to generate more sales than Apple. But with the launch of Asha 501, Nokia has struck back with the mantra of being in the fastlane of business. Kudos to the Finnish maker, better late than never. This could be attributed to the problems it was facing with its software development, but with the new Asha Platform, the future looks bright. Here is look at a few features with the Rs. 5,500/- phone has to offer.
1. Dual Micro SIM
Dual SIM phones help you save money by combining two different plans or service providers. Using it is a snap: just keep one SIM inside the phone and pop a second one into the slot on the side. Your phone remembers messaging and other settings for up to five SIMs, depending on the device.
- Nokia Universal Portable USB Charger DC-18: Always carry extra power with you. The portable USB charger is lightweight and compact, so it fits easily in your bag. And with four brilliant colours to choose from, you can pick one that matches your phone.
- Shell for New Nokia Asha 501 CC-3070: Keep your New Nokia Asha 501 looking and feeling fresh.
3. FM Radio
This little master comes with inbuilt FM radio. Unlimited music on the go. 😀
4. Swipe Access
Swipe on over to the Fastlane. Update your social networks and keep track of what’s coming up, where you’ve been and what’s happening right now – all on a single screen.
5. Scratch-Resistant Glass Screen
Beautifully bold design. The scratch-resistant glass screen and changeable covers stand up to life.
6. Lock-Screen Notifications
Lock-screen notifications keep you up to date with your email, chat and social networks.
7. Apps, Apps and more Apps
There’s lots of top apps available on the New Asha 501 Dual SIM – including Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, Bejeweled 3, Plants vs. Zombies and more.
8. Huge Battery
The battery will keep you going with up to 26 days of stand-by time. Try it – you’ll be amazed. Power to Do More.
9. Nokia 4 GB microSD Card
Free in the box. Other things included in the box are: Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM (of course), Nokia Charger AC-11N, Nokia Battery BL-4U 1200 mAh, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-109.
Priced at US$ 99 only. That roughly means Rs. 5,500/-. Nokia has finally nailed it with this icing on the cake. Please share your comments below regarding the device and its features. Follow this link for official Nokia Asha 501 website.