Jay, 13 May 2013'Oh it needs 3G, ohhh it needs Android, AAHHH IT DOESN'T HAVE A WORLD BEATING CAMERA!!!!' T... moreWhat you say is true. I have an iOS and an android their battery drain so fast. I have nokia fone before I can ise that 2-3 days straight doing sms, calls and slight browsing. And Im sure, im going to buy this freah looking fone
AnonD-145208, 13 May 2013Does this cellphone support whatsapp,viber and tangoyes it supports all
In Nokia Asha 501 is there Android OS Installed or not and Dual Sim or not?
Some websites give fake information?
I envy this phone! I bought a Nokia Asha 311 like three months ago because I thought it is the flagship among Asha series then suddenly this phone come out of the hive. However if they'd make another Asha smartphone in the same OS like this one's, with Corning Gorilla Glass and 3G, I'll really be jealous. Really.
Nick, 13 May 2013Can we downloan pdf file in asha 501 & does it support angry bird games like asha 311, if ... moreThey are still not available, so its really hard to know. But I could not do with my S40 smart feature phone. And I think u also won't.
Guys, Its a S40. I'm currently using C2-03 and I think one will face the same problem using it. Actually if u use ur mob only for sms and call its ok otherwise don't even think for it.
As a mobile developer for Android and Bada this Asha platform is hard to develop for. There are no standard user interface elements like buttons etc which can be use out of the box. This makes porting from Android a whole lot of work. If Nokia wants overrule Android which they want they should make developer as easy as possible.
1) UI is horrible, cheap 262K colors with only 133 ppi. Just imagine how ugly the display will be. Current asha touch phones have 155 ppi.
2) the design isnt actually outstanding. Its ugly to look at and its fatty. Why nokia didnt give a Flash with its camera? This stupid 501 even cant play VGA video. Only QVGA@15fps! Woof! You Cheater
i think it's a meego (maybe a lite version). and nokia change the OS name not using java. meego wanna be not iphone wanna be :)
'Oh it needs 3G, ohhh it needs Android, AAHHH IT DOESN'T HAVE A WORLD BEATING CAMERA!!!!'
These are the things that make this phone affordable to the masses. If you look, this phone won't be going to the US. It'll be heading over to Asia and other developing markets. Do the rural parts of India and China have 3G coverage? Do you think that Kazakhstan, Iran and Iraq have country-wide 4G connections? No. They don't. If you think every phone should have a brilliant camera, a huge screen and the latest OS then be thankful you don't have a job in Marketing, or you'd be sending companies bankrupt. This phone is going to be sold for £65 ($99) which is a phenomenal price for a phone which isn't exactly going to be lacking in features for users who have been struggling to get away from an old Nokia 5000 or even 3310!
The market is full of cheap little Android phones which don't run particularly well on the 2G network. They require 3G and above. This phone sits at the top end of the market just below the Samsung Rex or HTC Desire. If you could have a phone that could make calls consistently, send SMS's consistently and even open basic web pages consistently, OR a phone that is power thirsty, can do everything but wipe your backside yet can't make calls because your country doesn't have the technology, which are you to choose? Nokia have done the smart thing and aimed at the ones who don't sit there posting about how everything but the iPhone is terrible and how the whole world would be better off if Samsung designed everything in it. If you can't see why Nokia will sell millions of this phone, you don't deserve the internet.
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Can we downloan pdf file in asha 501 & does it support angry bird games like asha 311, if any one who perfectly know about asha 501, then pls reply fast.
nokia asha 501 is better for range of 5500 nice phone tuch is better in this phone and the battery life is low every thing k..... in this phone nice