Compare: 105 – Lumia 720 – Asha 501

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Key facts

Overview

  • 105
    • Time to talk
    • Made of strong stuff
  • Lumia 720
    • Eye-catching design
    • Powerful features
  • Asha 501
    • Swipe to switch
    • Make the most of your data plan

Available Colors

Platform

Size

Weight

Display

Maximum battery usage time

  • 105 35 days - Maximum standby time
    12.5 h - Maximum talk time (2G)
  • Lumia 720 21 days - Maximum standby time
    23.4 h - Maximum talk time (2G)
    13.4 h - Maximum talk time (3G)
  • Asha 501 48 days - Maximum standby time
    17 h - Maximum talk time (2G)

Camera

Design

Display size

Display resolution

Display technology

Display features

  • 105 RGB Stripe  
  • Lumia 720
    • Orientation sensor
    • Nokia Glance screen
    • Color boosting
    • Sunlight readability enhancements
    • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2
    • Easy to clean
    • High brightness mode
    • Lumia Color profile
    • Sculpted glass
  • Asha 501
    • Brightness control
    • Tactile feedback
    • Low power mode
    • Nokia Glance screen

Touch screen technology

Hardware

Battery model

Battery capacity

RAM

Maximum standby time

Bluetooth

NFC

GSM network

WCDMA network

Software platform & User Interface

Software release

Photography

Main camera sensor

Main camera focus type

Camera resolution

Main camera - other features

  • 105 -
  • Lumia 720
    • Touch focus
    • Landscape orientation
    • Auto and manual exposure
    • Auto and manual white balance
    • Still image editor
    • Full screen viewfinder
    • Geotagging
    • Automatic photo upload to web services
    • Backside-illuminated image sensor
    • Full resolution photo and video upload
    • True 16:9 sensor
  • 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

  • 105 -
  • Lumia 720
    • Viewing and editing of email attachments
    • Email attachments
    • Multiple email accounts
    • Always up to date
    • HTML emails
    • Inbox filtering
    • Text-to-speech message reader
    • Conversational view on email
    • Linked inboxes
  • Asha 501
    • Email attachments
    • Multiple email accounts
    • Always up to date
    • HTML emails
    • Viewing of email attachments

Photo sharing

  • 105 -
  • Lumia 720
    • Facebook
    • Send as email attachment
    • Share over Bluetooth
    • Flickr
    • Picasa
    • Tap and share images or videos with NFC
    • OneDrive
    • PhotoBeamer
    • Share on TV with Nokia Play To DLNA app
  • Asha 501
    • Facebook
    • Send as email attachment
    • Share over Bluetooth
    • Photo sharing with Slam

Video sharing

  • 105 -
  • Lumia 720
    • Video sharing to social network and internet
    • Facebook
    • Flickr
    • OneDrive
    • Picasa
    • Share on TV with Nokia Play To DLNA app
    • Video sharing with NFC
    • YouTube
  • Asha 501
    • Video sharing to social network and internet
    • Video sharing with Slam

Location sharing

Business features

Business apps

  • 105 -
  • Lumia 720
    • Lync (Corporate IM) free download
    • Company Hub for enterprise applications
    • Office apps: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote
    • OneDrive storage for documents and notes
    • Adobe Reader free download

Email clients

  • 105 -
  • Lumia 720
    • Gmail
    • Nokia Mail
    • MS Exchange Active Sync
    • Outlook / Exchange
    • Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com
    • Yahoo! Mail
    • Outlook / Office 365 / Exchange
  • Asha 501
    • Gmail
    • Mail for Exchange
    • Nokia Mail
    • Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com
    • Yahoo! Mail

Email protocols

Navigation

Music and audio

Audio features

  • 105 -
  • Lumia 720
    • Audio Streaming
    • Music Player
    • Media Player
    • Album graphics display in Music player
    • Cloud music offline playback
    • Cloud music playback
    • Dolby® Headphone
    • Graphical equalizer
    • Podcasts
  • Asha 501
    • Playlists in Music player
    • Audio Streaming
    • Music Player
    • Album graphics display in Music player

Radio features

Environment

Packaging

  • 105
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Containing up to 60% recycled materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable
  • Lumia 720
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Containing up to 60% recycled materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable
    • Virgin wood fibres up to 100% certified
  • Asha 501
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Containing up to 60% recycled materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable

Materials

  • 105
    • Free of PVC
    • Free of nickel on the product surface
    • Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
  • Lumia 720
    • Free of PVC
    • Contains recycled metals
    • 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

  • 105 100% recoverable as materials and energy  
  • Lumia 720 100% recoverable as materials and energy  
  • Asha 501 100% recoverable as materials and energy  

User guide

  • 105 One colour printing  
  • Lumia 720
    • Small printed guide, full on nokia.com
    • In-device user guide
  • Asha 501 One colour printing  

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

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  • 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.