Compare: Asha 205 – Asha 501

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Key facts

Overview

  • Asha 205
    • Facebook on tap
    • Ready to surf
  • Asha 501
    • Swipe to switch
    • Make the most of your data plan

Available Colors

  • Asha 205
    • cyan
    • Orange
    • Magenta
    • Grey
    • Black
  • Asha 501
    • bright_red
    • cyan
    • black
    • yellow
    • white
    • bright_green

Platform

Size

Display

Maximum battery usage time

  • Asha 205 37 days - Maximum standby time
    11 h - Maximum talk time (2G)
  • Asha 501 48 days - Maximum standby time
    17 h - Maximum talk time (2G)

Design

Display resolution

Display technology

Display features

  • Asha 501
    • Brightness control
    • Tactile feedback
    • Low power mode
    • Nokia Glance screen

Touch screen technology

Hardware

Software platform & User Interface

Software release

Photography

Camera resolution

Main camera - other features

  • Asha 205
    • Landscape orientation
    • Auto and manual white balance
    • Active toolbar
    • Still image editor
    • Full screen viewfinder
  • Asha 501
    • Landscape orientation
    • Auto and manual white balance
    • Still image editor
    • Full screen viewfinder

Video

Internet

Internet browser capabilities

Communications

Social apps

Email features

  • Asha 205
    • Email attachments
    • Multiple email accounts
    • HTML emails
  • Asha 501
    • Email attachments
    • Multiple email accounts
    • Always up to date
    • HTML emails
    • Viewing of email attachments

Photo sharing

  • Asha 205 Photo sharing with Slam  
  • Asha 501
    • Facebook
    • Send as email attachment
    • Share over Bluetooth
    • Photo sharing with Slam

Video sharing

  • Asha 205 Video sharing with Slam  
  • Asha 501
    • Video sharing to social network and internet
    • Video sharing with Slam

Business features

Email clients

  • Asha 205
    • Gmail
    • Nokia Mail
    • Hotmail
    • Yahoo! Mail
    • Direct mail
  • Asha 501
    • Gmail
    • Mail for Exchange
    • Nokia Mail
    • Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com
    • Yahoo! Mail

Email protocols

Navigation

Music and audio

Music apps

Audio features

  • Asha 205
    • Playlists in Music player
    • Selection criterion in Music player
    • Music Player
    • Loudness
    • Media Player
    • Album graphics display in Music player
    • Audio Equalizer
  • Asha 501
    • Playlists in Music player
    • Audio Streaming
    • Music Player
    • Album graphics display in Music player

Radio features

Environment

Packaging

  • Asha 205
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Containing up to 60% recycled materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable
  • Asha 501
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Containing up to 60% recycled materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable

Materials

  • Asha 205
    • Free of PVC
    • Free of nickel on the product surface
    • Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
  • Asha 501
    • Free of PVC
    • Free of nickel on the product surface
    • Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List

Recycling

  • Asha 205 100% recoverable as materials and energy  
  • Asha 501 100% recoverable as materials and energy  

User guide

To see the full specifications for the phones go to their specification pages:

See full specification of Asha 205

See full specification of Asha 501

  • 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.

  • 1Country regulations may apply on feature availability.