Nokia Asha 501

Moves at the speed of life

Bold. Vibrant. Colourful.

  • Swipe to switch

    Answer calls, switch between applications, reply to messages and get around your phone quickly with a simple swipe.

  • Make the most of your data plan

    Nokia Xpress Browser is light on data, but it still gives you the full browsing experience.


WhatsApp is now available for download on your Nokia Asha 501 device. Download and get chatting.


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.

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

    • Primary camera sensor size: 3.2 MP 
    • Camera resolution: 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480
    • 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