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
      • Display size: 3''
      • Maximum music playback time: 56h
      • Dual SIM: Dual Standby SIM
      • Social apps: Facebook;Twitter;WeChat;LINE;Sina Weibo;WhatsApp
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  • Essentials1
    • Size & weight
      • Length: 99.2 mm
      • Width: 58 mm
      • Thickness: 12.1 mm
      • Weight: 98.2 g
    • Operating System
      • Software release: Nokia Asha software platform 1.4 
    • Processor
      • Number of cores: Single core 
      • CPU clock rate: 316 MHz
    • Display
      • Display size: 3 ''
      • Display resolution: QVGA (320 x 240) 
      • Display colours: HighColor (18-bit/262k) 
      • Display features: Brightness control, Tactile feedback, Low power mode
      • Pixel density: 133 ppi
      • Display technology: LCD transmissive 
      • Touch screen technology: Capacitive two-point touch 
    • Memory2
      • User data storage: In device, Memory card
      • RAM: 64 MB 
      • Expandable memory card - maximum size: 32 GB
      • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
      • Free cloud storage size: 7 GB
    • Keys and Input Methods
      • User Input: Touch 
      • Dedicated hardware key: Volume Keys, Power/Lock key, Back key
    • Sensors
      • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor
    • Battery3
      • Battery capacity: 1200 mAh
      • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
      • Replaceable battery: Yes 
      • Maximum standby time with dual SIM: 26 days
      • Maximum talk time (2G): 17 h
      • Maximum music playback time: 56 h
      • Maximum video playback time: 14 h
    • Design
      • Other user interface features: Double-tap to wake, Glance screen, Tactile feedback, Vibrating alerts
  • Connectivity
    • Connectivity basics
      • SIM card type: Micro SIM 
      • Dual SIM: Dual Standby SIM 
      • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector 
      • Charging connectors: 2.0 mm Charging Connector, Micro-USB
      • System connectors: Micro-USB-B 
      • USB: USB 2.0, USB Mass Storage
      • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 3.0 
      • Bluetooth profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) 1.2, Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) 1.3, Dial-Up Networking Profile (DUN), File Transfer Profile (FTP), Hands-free profile (HFP) 1.5, Headset profile (HSP) 1.1, Object Push profile (OPP) 1.1, Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) 1.0
      • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 
    • Local sharing
      • Peer-to-peer sharing: BT Slam 
    • Cellular connectivity4
      • GSM network: 900 MHz, 1800 MHz
      • GSM max data speed DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
      • GSM max data speed UL: GPRS 85.6 kbps 
  • Maps and navigation
    • GPS and navigation5
      • Location technologies: Cellular and Wi-Fi network positioning, Cellular network positioning
  • Camera
    • Main camera
      • Main camera: 3.2 MP
      • Camera Focus Type: Fixed focus 
      • Camera digital zoom: 3 x
      • Camera F number/aperture: f/2.8 
      • Camera features: Auto and Manual White Balance settings, Full Screen Viewfinder, Landscape orientation, Still Image Editor
      • Camera minimum focus range: 50 cm
    • Video recording
      • Main camera video resolution: QVGA (320 x 240) 
      • Camera video frame rate: 15 fps
      • Video recording features: Video zoom 
      • Video recording formats: 3GP/H.263 
  • Video and Audio
    • Audio
      • Audio playback file formats: 3G2, 3GP, AAC, AMR, AVI, MIDI, MP3, MP4
      • Audio playback codecs: AAC LC, AAC LTP, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HE-AACv2, MIDI, MP3
      • Audio recording codecs: AAC LC, AMR-NB
      • DRM support: OMA DRM 1 
      • Audio playback features: Album graphics display in Music player, Audio Streaming, Music player, Playlists in Music player
      • Audio recording file formats: AMR 
      • Audio recording features: Mono, Voice recorder
      • Radio features: FM Radio 
    • Video playback
      • Video playback frame rate: 25 fps
      • Video playback codecs: H.263, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4
      • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Streaming from video services and internet, Progressive video download, Download and Play
    • Music apps
      • Music apps: MixRadio 
  • Device security
    • Device security
      • General Security features: Firmware update, Device lock, PIN code, Device lock passcode
      • WLAN Security: WPA, WEP, EAP-AKA, WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA2-Personal, EAP-SIM
  • Environmental features
    • Environment
      • Materials: Free of PVC, Free of nickel on the product surface, Free of BFR, rFR as in NSL
      • Packaging: Made of renewable materials, Containing up to 60% recycled materials, Minimized package, Packaging is 100 % recyclable
      • Energy efficiency: Energy efficient charger, Unplug charger reminder
      • Product recycling: 100% recoverable as materials and energy 
      • Eco content and services: Available at Nokia Store 
      • User guide: One colour printing 
  • Accessibility
    • Accessibility features
      • Hearing: Vibrating alerts 
      • Vision: Vibrating alerts 
      • Physical skills: Speakerphone 
  • Other services and features6
    • Tools and productivity
      • Features (Personal information Management): Digital clock, Recorder, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, Alarm clock, Reminders, Phonebook, Alarm clock with ringtones, Social networks in Phonebook
    • Call management
      • Call types: Audio call, Conference call, VoIP call
      • Features (Call Management): Call waiting, Call history, Call forwarding, Call logs: dialled, received and missed, Fixed Dialling Number, Integrated hands-free speakers, Voice mail, Call barring
      • Speech codecs: GSM FR, GSM HR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, GSM EFR
      • VoIP codecs: iLBC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, G.711, G.726, G.729, GSM EFR, GSM FR
      • Supported amount of phonebooks: 1 
      • Contacts: 4000 
      • Ringtones: Downloadable ringtones, MP3 Ringtones, 32-polyphonic ringtones
    • Other Applications
      • Social apps: Facebook, Twitter, WeChat, LINE, Sina Weibo, WhatsApp
      • Game features: Java games 
    • Email
      • Email features: Email attachments, Multiple email accounts, Always up to date, HTML emails, Viewing of email attachments
    • Messaging features
      • Messaging features: Instant messaging, Text messaging, Unified MMS/SMS editor, Automatic resizing of images for MMS, Multimedia messaging, Push notifications for IM, Conversational chat style SMS, Unified inbox for SMS and MMS, Concatenated SMS for long messages
    • Browser
      • Browser: Nokia Xpress Browser 
  • What’s in the box
    • Contents
      • Sales Package: Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM, Nokia Charger AC-11, Nokia Battery BL-4U 1200 mAh, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, 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.

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    3Talk, standby and playback times are estimates only. Actual times are affected by, for example, network conditions, device settings, features being used, battery condition, and temperature.

    4Actual data speeds will vary. Check with your network operator for details.

    5Downloading 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.

    6Some 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.