1)....Well, let me tell you even chinese cheap cell phone gives 9-10 hour talk time (having 1600 mAh battery).
A1) but then having less life time. tell me how many months this cheap china (not chinese) phone can survive compared to Nokia phones
2)...Next thing in android you have Very basic apps (like whatapps,viber,etc) which this lacks.
A2)Yeah, available to install but then considering very small storage available combined with weak system, having these apps on board can be quite pain in the a55 too. And for your information whatsapp is not yet available for asha 501 (it's a work in progress), not that the phone doesn't support it
3)...No GPS..?? what no gps?? sounds weird...yes that right no GPS..then whats the use of maps?? lol
A3) Nokia maps using information from the phone cell signal plus how many of people would use turn by turn navigation on small screen. Not to mention gps on cheap android phone can takes forever to detect the phone location
4)... 133ppi is good?? even chinese Crap mobile has beter ppi (~212++).
A4) less ppi but then the u.i design compensates it. 133ppi on asha 501 is pleasing while 133ppi on cheap 3" screen android is horrible.
5....chinese andiord has NOW got decent battery i.e. 5-6hrs Talk time...and 5Hrs Wifi+data CONTINUOUSLY usage time..
A5) in your dream. how long it can last then with NORMAL usage? I bet not more than 1 day. with asha 501 I can achieve 3 days on single charge with slightly higher than normal usage
6...Then tell me single reason why to buy this not cheap Chinese android dualcore mobile + GPU (in same price) which can also give 6 hr talk time?
A6) because android on cheap phone + weak hardware run likes crap, enough said.
I am using asha 501 for my sms/phone call during works. I do have some samsung android phones used for my test at works. The bottom line is Nokia Asha 501 is very pleasing to use if you doesn't expect a cheap $90 phone to do $300 phone task. The camera captured decent quality image too despite at low resolution with punchy color compared to other budget phones. As someone who always using high end phone for my daily task (my personal phone still is Lumia 920), I can say the $86 I spent on asha 501 is worth spending.
mdhossain, 17 Jul 2013I dont know why people r soooo.......blind about nokia...The java,symbian of nokia r good.but ... moreHow can u even compare an android platforn and asha platform???Asha is based for people who wants to have a good battery backup and do mild netting...while android is a full net based platform...does ur galaxy give 50 hours battery backup even after 8-9hours talk nd 4 hours net nd 100 texts???think b4 talking..
is java and hd videos? utube,please tell me, and price, and can i install facebook mobile app?
yup.. yestrday i got this phone its pretty gud from outside bt from inside its quite dissapntng... its ram is very low due to wich sumtime it hangs and watsapp is also not available for this yet,,,, very disaoptng...
Hello frnds...i want to knw that is nokia asha 501 support hindi and punjabi language in facebook??? Pls reply soon...thnx....
Debiprasad Jana, 16 Jul 2013help help help help help hel guys i m a whatsapp and we chat guy.. i want to buy this p... moreYes! It supports Many Smartphone Apps at this price and With Trust of Nokia...,
I dont know why people r soooo.......blind about nokia...The java,symbian of nokia r good.but asha?it's filthy duck...it's touch response is not even close to low end android.One of my frind using Asha501 which is real filth..no gps?no 3g..nonsense..64 mb ram yakh..my samsung galaxy 5 is better than this...
its a basic mobile, battery life is one day..., black colour is ok but headphone is only pink very bad..
Parth, 16 Jul 2013I contact nokia store for this big problem that whatsapp , wechat and line is not working on t... moreLine is certainly there, i have downloaded and am using it. rest will follow probably in August
Debiprasad Jana, 16 Jul 2013help help help
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guys i m a whatsapp and we chat guy..
i want to buy this phone and my wto friends also but i am not sure that this phone isa support whatsapp or we chat.. pls help
guys who have purchased it pls ans me.. its urgent.
can i install whatsaap ovi store if it is not there any other site like mobile9 or any other...
does any one have whatsapp in this phone.. help help