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Fastlane focus of Nokia Asha 501 promo video

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Fastlane focus of Nokia Asha 501 promo video
Nokia has released a promotional video for its Nokia Asha 501, and as you can imagine, it shows a number of young kids having fun, acting as though carrying around a 2G phone is no big deal. Despite the Nokia Xpress browser's ability to compress data by as much as 90%, surfing the web is still pretty slow going.

The video concentrates on the Nokia Fastlane, which takes note of all of your recent activity on the phone. Opened apps are listed there along with the recent contacts that you've called. Calendar events and your latest social network posts can all be found on Fastlane.

The Nokia Asha 501 is a low-end model featuring a 3 inch LCD screen with resolution of 240 x 320 and a pixel density of 133ppi. There is 64MB of RAM on board and a 32GB capacity microSD slot. The 3.2MP camera on back has an aperture size of  f2.8 which means that you shouldn't expect pictures taken in the dark to come out fine at all. A 1200mAh cell keeps the lights on. If you need a phone just to play around with, this might do. If you need for your phone to do some medium to heavy lifting, your best bet is to look elsewhere.

source: GSMArena

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posted on 28 Jun 2013, 09:01 1

1. mobi_user (Posts: 152; Member since: 18 Jun 2013)

Nokia, kindly dump your windows project and invest on improving Asha OS. It is much better and user friendly then freaking windows.
Provide better hardware and good software upgrade. Do not succumb to demands of MS and treat the OS like you did with Symbian.

posted on 28 Jun 2013, 14:48 3

5. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)

Asha's based on Series 40, which comes nowhere near WP in terms of raw capability, nor Symbian or MeeGo. It's for "dumbphones", plain and simple.

posted on 28 Jun 2013, 09:01 2

2. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)

Cute phone. :D

posted on 28 Jun 2013, 09:05 1

3. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


posted on 28 Jun 2013, 13:09 2

4. kindlefireowner (Posts: 503; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)

I would love to see Nokia make a loaded feature phone. Go all out for release in the USA. 3G, 5 Meg camera, HD video, 4 inch screen, 1GHZ processor, Give it all the ability of a smartphone.

posted on 29 Jun 2013, 21:28 1

6. titoandres (Posts: 16; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)

Spanish lyrics in the song! :D

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