Nokia Asha 501

Moves at the speed of life

Bold. Vibrant. Colourful.

"The 501 has comfortable curves in all the right places. It's also got that sturdy build quality Nokia is famous for."

- Engadget

One swipe to quickly access everything you love

Swipe on over to the Fastlane. Update your social networks and keep track of what's coming up, where you've been and what's happening right now – all on a single screen.


We've brought MixRadio and a global catalogue of 28 million songs to the Asha 501. Anytime, anywhere for free. No fees. No commercials. Tell us a few of your favourite artists to begin a unique, customised music experience for you.


Standout design

The New Asha 501 is built to perform. The scratch-resistant glass screen and changeable covers stand up to life. And the battery will keep you going with up to 48 days of stand-by time. Try it – you'll be amazed.

Rich on browsing, light on data

Make your data plan go further with Nokia Xpress Browser. It's light on the data and gives you the full browsing experience. Want even more freedom? Connect to the internet with the Wi-Fi finder.

Find an app for every need

There's lots of top apps available on the New Asha 501 – including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Bejeweled 3, Plants vs. Zombies and more. And lock-screen notifications keep you up to date with your email, chat and social networks.



  • Dimensions

    • Height: 99.2 mm
    • Width: 58 mm
    • Thickness: 12.1 mm
    • Weight: 98 g
  • Display

    • Display size: 3 ''
    • Display features: Brightness control, Tactile feedback, Low power mode, Nokia Glance screen
  • Photography

    • Main camera sensor: 3.2 MP 
    • Camera resolution: 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480
    • Main camera focus type: Fixed focus 
  • Power management

    • Maximum standby time: 48 days
    • Maximum talk time (2G): 17 h
    • Maximum music playback time: 56 h
  • Nokia Asha 501
  • Nokia Asha 501