Detailed specifications for the Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM

  • At a glance
      • Asha 501 Dual SIM
        58mm
      • Asha 501 Dual SIM
        99.2mm
        12.1mm
      • Main camera sensor: 3.2 MP
      • Display size: 7.62cm
      • Maximum talk time (2G): 17h
      • Maximum music playback time: 56h
      • Dual SIM: Dual Standby SIM
      • Social apps: Facebook;Twitter
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  • Design1
    • Dimensions
      • Height: 99.2 mm
      • Width: 58 mm
      • Thickness: 12.1 mm
      • Weight: 91 g
    • Display and User Interface
      • Display size: 7.62 cm
      • Display resolution: QVGA (320 x 240) 
      • Display features: Brightness control, Nokia Glance screen, Screen double tap, RGB Stripe
      • Display colors: HighColor (18-bit/262k) 
      • Aspect ratio: 4:3 
      • Pixel density: 133 ppi
      • Display technology: LCD Transmissive 
      • Display height: 61 mm
      • Display width: 46 mm
      • Touch screen technology: Capacitive two-point touch 
      • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity sensor
    • Keys and Input Methods
      • User Input: Touch 
      • Operating keys: Volume keys, Power/Lock key, Back key
    • Form factor
      • Form factor: Monoblock touch 
  • Hardware
    • Connectivity
      • SIM card type: Micro SIM 
      • Dual SIM: Dual Standby SIM 
      • Charging connectors: 2.0 mm Charging Connector, Micro-USB
      • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector 
      • System connectors: Micro-USB-B 
      • USB: USB 2.0 
      • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 3.0 
      • Bluetooth profiles: Hands-free profile (HFP) 1.5, Headset profile (HSP) 1.1, Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) 1.0, Object Push profile (OPP) 1.1
      • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 
      • Wi-Fi security modes: WPA, WEP, WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA2-Personal
      • NFC: No NFC 
    • Data Network
      • GSM network: 900 MHz, 1800 MHz
      • GSM max data speed DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
      • GSM max data speed UL: GPRS 85.6 kbps 
    • Power Management2
      • Battery model: BL-4U 
      • Battery capacity: 1200 mAh
      • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
      • Removable battery: Yes 
      • Maximum talk time (2G): 17 h
      • Maximum standby time with dual SIM: 26 days
      • Maximum music playback time: 56 h
      • Maximum video playback time: 14 h
      • Wireless charging: No 
    • Memory
      • User data storage: In device, Memory card
      • RAM: 64 MB 
      • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
      • Maximum memory card size: 32 GB 
      • Free cloud storage: 7 GB
  • Software and applications
    • Productivity features
      • Personal information management features: Digital clock, Recorder, Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Fixed dialling number, Notes, Alarm clock, Phonebook, Social networks in Phonebook
    • Other Applications
      • Game features: Touch UI, Java games
      • Graphics format: JPEG, BMP, GIF89a, EXIF, PNG, GIF87a
      • Other apps: Nokia Gift, Camera 5-in-1, The Weather Channel, Assassin’s Creed III, Real Football 2013, Little Big City
    • Software platform & User Interface
      • Operating system: Nokia OS 
      • SW Platform: Nokia Asha 
  • Communications
    • Email and Messaging3
      • Email clients: Native Email Client 
      • Email protocols: SMTP, IMAP4, POP3
      • Email features: Email attachments, Viewing of email attachments
      • Supported instant messaging services: Nokia Chat 
      • Messaging features: Text messaging, Unified MMS/SMS editor, Automatic resizing of images for MMS, Multimedia messaging, Conversational chat style SMS, Unified inbox for SMS and MMS, Concatenated SMS for long messages
    • Call management
      • Call management features: Call waiting, Call history, Call forwarding, Call logs: dialled, received and missed, Conference call, Integrated hands-free speakers, Call barring
      • Supported amount of phonebooks: One integrated phonebook 
      • Supports amount of contacts: 4000 
      • Ringtones: Downloadable ringtones, MP3 ringtones, 32-polyphonic ringtones
      • Speech codecs: GSM FR, GSM HR, AMR-NB, GSM EFR
      • VoIP codecs: iLBC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, G.711, G.726, G.729, GSM EFR, GSM FR
  • Device security
    • Security
      • General Security features: Firmware update, Device lock, PIN code
  • Sharing and Internet
    • Browsing and Internet
      • Internet browser capabilities: Nokia Xpress Browser 
      • Social apps: Facebook, Twitter
      • Photo sharing: Facebook, Send as email attachment, Share over Bluetooth, Photo sharing with Slam
      • Video sharing: Video sharing with Slam 
      • Wi-Fi hotspot: No 
  • Navigation
  • Photography
    • Main camera
      • Main camera sensor: 3.2 MP 
      • Camera resolution: 2048 x 1536 pixels
      • Main camera focus type: Fixed focus 
      • Camera digital zoom: 3 x
      • ZEISS optics: No 
      • Main camera f-number/aperture: f/2.8 
      • Camera minimum focus range: 50 cm
      • Camera image formats: JPEG, JPEG/Exif
      • Flash type: No Flash 
    • Main camera features
      • Main camera - other features: Auto and manual white balance, Still image editor, Full screen viewfinder
    • Image capturing
      • Capture modes: Video, Still, Self-timer
      • Colour tone modes: Sepia, Normal, Negative, Greyscale
      • White balance modes: Incandescent, Fluorescent, Daylight, Automatic
      • Light sensitivity: Automatic 
      • Photos viewed by: Album 
  • Music and Audio
    • Music
      • DRM support: OMA DRM 1 
      • Audio features: Playlists in Music player, Music Player, Album graphics display in Music player
    • Music format
      • Codecs: MP3, AAC LC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, AAC LTP, G.711
      • Audio playback file formats: MP4, AAC, MP3, M4A, MIDI, 3G2, AMR, 3GP, AVI
    • Radio
      • Radio features: FM Radio 
    • Voice and audio recording
      • Recording: Voice recorder 
      • Audio recording file formats: AMR 
      • Audio recording codecs: AMR-NB 
      • Audio recording features: Mono 
  • Video
    • Main video camera
      • Camera video resolution: QVGA (320 x 240) 
      • Camera video frame rate: 15 fps
      • Video playback frame rate: 25 fps
      • Video playback codecs: H.264/AVC, H.263, MPEG-4
      • Video playback file formats: MP4, ASF, AVI, 3GP
      • Video recording formats: 3GP/H.263 
      • Video playback codecs: H.263, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4
      • Video playback file formats: 3GP, MP4
      • Video recording formats: 3GP/H.263 
      • Video recording colour modes: Negative, Normal, Greyscale, Sepia
      • Video scene modes: Landscape 
      • Video white balance modes: Fluorescent, Incandescent, Automatic, Daylight
    • Main video camera features
      • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Streaming from video services and internet, Real time video streaming (RTSP)
      • Video recording features: Video zoom 
      • Video recording colour modes: Black and white, Negative, Sepia, Normal
  • Environment
    • Environmental features
      • Materials: Free of PVC, Free of nickel on the product surface, Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
      • Energy efficiency: Energy efficient charger, Unplug charger reminder
      • Eco content and services: Available at Nokia Store 
      • Recycling: 100% recoverable as materials and energy 
      • User guide: One colour printing 
      • Packaging: Made of renewable materials, Containing up to 60% recycled materials, Minimized package, Packaging is 100 % recyclable
  • Accessibility
    • Accessibility features
      • Hearing: Vibrating alerts 
      • Vision: Vibrating alerts 
      • Physical skills: Speakerphone 
  • What’s in the box
    • Box
      • Sales Package: Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM, Nokia Charger AC-11N, Nokia Battery BL-4U 1200 mAh, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-109, Nokia 4 GB microSD Card
  • 1The 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.

    2Talk and standby times are estimates only. Actual times are affected by, for example, network conditions, device settings, features being used, battery condition, and temperature.

    3Some services may be available only via downloading or dependent on the market. Only devices that offer compatible multimedia message or email features can receive and display multimedia messages. Content appearance may vary. Some images and ring tones can not be forwarded.

    4Downloading of maps over-the-air may involve transferring large amounts of data. Your service provider may charge for the data transmission. The availability of products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Nokia dealer for further details and availability of language options. These specifications are subject to change without notice.