Compare: Asha 501 – Lumia 610

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Key facts

Overview

  • Asha 501
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    • Make the most of your data plan
  • Lumia 610
    • People Hub
    • Explore our newest Lumia devices

Available Colors

Size

Display

Battery usage time

  • Asha 501 48 days - Maximum standby time
    17 h - Maximum talk time (2G)
  • Lumia 610 740 h - Maximum standby time (2G)
    32 days - Maximum standby time
    12.5 h - Maximum talk time (2G)
    785 h - Maximum standby time (3G)
    10 h - Maximum talk time (3G)

Design

Display resolution

Display technology

Display features

  • Asha 501
    • Brightness control
    • Tactile feedback
    • Low power mode
    • Nokia Glance screen
  • Lumia 610
    • Brightness control
    • Tactile feedback
    • Orientation sensor
    • Low power mode

Touch screen technology

Hardware

Software platform & User Interface

Software release

Photography

Camera Focus Type

Camera resolution

Main camera - other features

  • Asha 501
    • Landscape orientation
    • Auto and manual white balance
    • Still image Editor
    • Full screen viewfinder
  • Lumia 610
    • Touch focus
    • Landscape orientation
    • Exposure compensation
    • Auto and manual exposure
    • Auto and manual white balance
    • Face recognition
    • Full screen viewfinder
    • Geotagging
    • Center weighted auto exposure

Video

Internet

Internet browser capabilities

Communications

Social apps

Email features

  • Asha 501
    • Email attachments
    • Multiple email accounts
    • Always up to date
    • HTML emails
    • Viewing of email attachments
  • Lumia 610
    • Viewing and editing of email attachments
    • Email attachments
    • OMA email notifications
    • Always up to date
    • Inbox filtering
    • Viewing of email attachments

Photo sharing

  • Asha 501
    • Facebook
    • Send as email attachment
    • Share over Bluetooth
    • Photo sharing with Slam

Video sharing

Business features

Email clients

  • Asha 501
    • Gmail
    • Mail for Exchange
    • Nokia Mail
    • Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com
    • Yahoo! Mail
  • Lumia 610
    • Gmail
    • Nokia Mail
    • Hotmail
    • MS Exchange Active Sync
    • Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com
    • Yahoo! Mail

Email protocols

Navigation

Music and audio

Music apps

Audio features

  • Asha 501
    • Playlists in Music player
    • Audio Streaming
    • Music Player
    • Album graphics display in Music player
  • Lumia 610
    • Playlists in Music player
    • Selection criterion in Music player
    • Audio Streaming
    • Music Player

Radio features

Environment

Packaging

  • Asha 501
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Containing up to 60% recycled materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable
  • Lumia 610
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Containing up to 60% recycled materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable

Materials

  • Asha 501
    • Free of PVC
    • Free of nickel on the product surface
    • Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
  • Lumia 610
    • Free of PVC
    • Contains recycled metals
    • Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List

Product is recyclable (up to)

  • Asha 501 100% recoverable as materials and energy  
  • Lumia 610 100% recoverable as materials and energy  

User guide

To see the full phone details, visit their specification pages:

See full specification of Asha 501

See full specification of Lumia 610

  • The availability of particular products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Nokia dealer for further details. The specifications are subject to change without notice.

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