Excellent little phone. Watching the video of it makes me smile. It's fun to use and looks great. I want one just to play with it. :-)
In India E-shops have started taking Preorder @5199 INR (~$90) e.g. Flipkart
popye, 24 Jun 2013Major drawback is it doesn't have 3G.The Nokia Asha 501 focuses on 2G connectivity as large parts of emerging markets still rely on the slow mobile Internet. There are two apps to help with that - the Xpress browser compresses traffic and Xpress Now that recommends content based location, preferences and trending topics. Also, a partnership with Facebook and Airtel ensures people can access the social network for free, even without a data plan (this will be for a limited time only).
Juno shah, 24 Jun 2013Insha Allah this phone is going to rock the market Mark my words now If it has features of symbain
popye, 24 Jun 2013Major drawback is it doesn't have 3G.It doesn't have 3g but they make use of 2g with free internet. I guess we have to double check the nokia conversations video and listen how it works. Its target is for emerging market. Thats why
popye, 24 Jun 2013Major drawback is it doesn't have 3G.Please get Realistic . No user, in this price category, pays for the rental for 3G usage which is many times, that of 2G , and moreover it has wifi. it will add up cost for the proper buyers of this mobile.
Damn this thing looks nice. Watched some hands-on videos and it seems that Nokia achieved what they were trying to. - A fairly compact, cheap, functional and fast device.
Definitely a mobile that will sell more than fine.
Insha Allah this phone is going to rock the market
Mark my words now