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Nokia Asha 501
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Nokia Asha 501

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Nokia Asha 501 Mobile Phone Review

10 October 2013
  • Summary: This RRP for Asha 501 is RM 299, which is a steal, considering the amount of features you get on this little device.
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Expert Review

8 October 2013
  • Conclusion: The Nokia Asha 501 is a humble phone that at least has a recognizable brand name attached to it, rather than the myriad of cheap Android phones that have flooded the market. The Asha 501 doesn’t try to be something that it’s not, and at the end of the day is a simple and easy to use phone with basic...
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Nokia Asha 501

9 August 2013
  • Excerpt: If you are looking for a budget phone with a good touch screen and a simple interface then the Nokia Asha 501 is the one for you. It is ideal as your first feature phone and gives you the basic functionality as a phone and access to social networking and a basic app library.
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Overall 5

Nokia Asha 501 ( black)

9 August 2013
  • Summary: For $99, the Nokia Asha 501 is worth getting if you want a small, simple, colorful feature phone. However, U.S. denizens will have to buy it unlocked.
  • Pros: The Nokia Asha 501 is compact and easy to use. It comes in fun, bright colors.
  • Cons: The low-resolution screen and 3-megapixel camera disappoint.
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Overall 6

Expert Review

Phone Arena
7 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Nokia is selling the Asha 501 at a retail price south of $100 contract-free. As low as that sounds, at this price there is already a number of Android device like the Samsung Galaxy Pocket with better functionality.
  • Pros: Colorful, fun and compact device, Great swipe-based interface
  • Cons: Still a feature phone lacking good apps, Captures below average images
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Nokia Asha 501 review: The candy store kid

GSM Arena
5 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Nokia Asha 501 is a great reboot of an already widely popular lineup. The no-nonsense Asha phones have built a reputation for offering great features at an amazingly cheap price, but until now it really lacked in the "fun to use" department.
  • Pros: Dual-band GSM, GPRS, EDGE, Optional dual-SIM support, dual stand-by, hot swappable secondary microSIM, Nokia Asha software platform 1.0, 3" QVGA capacitive touchscreen, ~133 pixel density, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, display auto-rotation, 64MB RAM, 128MB ROM, 40MB internal storage, Data-eff...
  • Cons: No 3G, Low-resolution screen, Fixed-focus camera, No smart dialing
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Nokia Asha 501 Review

28 July 2013
  • Summary: Potential – that’s the word I’m stuck with before letting go of the Nokia Asha 501. It could have been the perfect feature phone for everyone if it weren’t for the low-res display and the lack of must-have apps.
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Nokia Asha 501 review: the ghost of MeeGo

25 July 2013
  • Conclusion: The Nokia Asha 501 is something of a marvel. It is not the power user’s smartphone, and it wasn’t designed to be. This seems to me to be a good attempt at the modern smartphone for emerging markets. It keeps the user connected and lasts between charges.
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Nokia Asha 501 unboxing & preview

17 July 2013
  • Excerpt: The Nokia Asha 501 just arrived MOBILITY Towers spotting a bright red colour. It is powered by the new Asha smartphone platform that has been built with elements of the famed MeeGo OS that ran on the widely acclaimed Nokia N9. MeeGo fans will be interested in how Asha OS pans out.
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Expert Review

23 December 2013
  • Excerpt: The Nokia Asha 502 an upgraded 501 is no doubt a better option. This dual SIM handset sports a 3 inch screen and sails on Nokia Asha platform 1.1. It is priced at under Rs. 5,900 just a little more than the Nokia Asha 501.
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