Nokia Asha 501 with unlimited Facebook now available in India

Nokia Asha 501 with unlimited data-free access to Facebook for One Year. Nokia Asha 501 now available in India at Rs. 5,199. First Phone to run on New Asha Platform.


Nokia Asha 501 with unlimited Facebook now available in IndiaNokia Asha 501 phone preorders have begun in India. The phone can be bought at the Nokia India’s online store for Rs. 5,199. Although no date for shipment has been mentioned in the site, but it can be expected to be shipped within next 15 days.

Nokia Asha 501 will have both single-SIM and dual-SIM variants. Although the one up for preorders now is the dual-SIM variant that comes with Nokia’s easy swap feature.

Nokia Asha 501 was unveiled just last month, and is the first device to run on the new Asha platform. Asha platform is designed from the ground up to help make the user experience faster and more responsive, claims Nokia.


Nokia Asha 501 key specifications

1) 3.0-inch 240×320 pixels capacitive touchscreen display pixels display with a single ‘back’ button.

2) Runs on Asha platform

3) 64MB internal storage, expandable up to 32GB (Nokia Asha 501 phone will come bundled with a 4GB memory card. Yes it will be free).

4) 3.2-megapixel rear camera

5) Connectivity options include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, but no 3G or GPS.

6) 1200mAh battery ( Nokia Asha 501 offers talk time of 17 hours and a standby time of 26 days on a single charge.)

7) Dimensions: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm

8) Weight: 91 grams


What Asha Platform offers in Applications:

Applications such as CNN, eBuddy, ESPN, Facebook, Foursquare, Line, LinkedIn, Nimbuzz, Pictelligent, The Weather Channel, Twitter, WeChat, World of Red Bull and a few popular games from Electronic Arts, Gameloft, Indiagames, NamcoBandai and Reliance Games etc.

With Nokia Asha 501 unlimited data-free access to Facebook for One Year:

For Nokia Asha 501, the company has collaborated with Facebook and telecom operator Airtel to offer data-free access to the standalone Facebook app, as well as the mobile site Under this arrangement, current Airtel subscribers in India and Africa will be able to enjoy unlimited data-free access to Facebook from Nokia Asha 501 for a limited period of time. This offer will be available from second quarter of 2013 (July-September 2013).

Nokia Asha 501 will be available in Black, White, Cyan, Yellow and Red colours.