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Nokia Asha 501

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Posted: 09 May 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phone  
Dimensions3.91 x 2.28 x 0.48 inches (99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm)  
Weight3.20 oz (91 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
  
Display
Physical size3.0 inches  
Resolution240 x 320 pixels  
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

133 ppi  
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

LCD  
Colors262 144  
TouchscreenMulti-touch  
FeaturesProximity sensor  
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels  
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.8  
FeaturesWhite balance presets, Digital zoom, Effects, Self-timer  
Camcorder320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)  
Hardware
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

64 MB RAM  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time17.00 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
  
Stand-by time48.0 days (1152 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
  
Capacity1200 mAh  
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Multimedia
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
BrowserNokia Xpress  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Twitter  
Technology
GSM900, 1800 MHz  
DataEDGE, GPRS  
Micro SIMYes  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

Cell ID  
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.0  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesUSB charging  
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer  
OtherVoice recording  
Availability
Officially announced09 May 2013  
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia Charger AC-11, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Nokia 4 GB microSD Card  
MSRP price$ 99  

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