So unfortunately the impressive list of specs we posted yesterday weren’t very real; here’s a list of the real goodies in this pretty little sucker:

Dimensions: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm; 98 grams

Camera: 3.2 MP

Single SIM standby time: up to 48 days

Dual SIM standby time: up to 26 days

Talk time: up to 17 hours

Additional memory of 4GB (card included in box), expandable up to 32GB

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Available colours: Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and Black

Suggested pricing is 99 USD before taxes and subsidies.

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Main camera sensor: 3.2 MP

Display size: 3”

Maximum 2G talk time: 17h

Music playback time: 56h

Dual SIM: Dual Standby SIM

Height: 99.2 mm
Width: 58 mm
Thickness: 12.1 mm
Weight: 98.2 g
Display and User Interface
Display size: 3 ”
Display resolution: QVGA (320 x 240)
Display features: Brightness control, RGB Stripe, Nokia Glance screen, Screen double tap
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
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: Object Push profile (OPP) 1.1, Hands-free profile (HFP) 1.5, Headset profile (HSP) 1.1, Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) 1.0
Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g
Wi-Fi security modes: WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA, WEP, WPA2-Personal
Data Network
GSM network: 1800 MHz, 900 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 2G standby time: 624 h
Maximum 2G talk time: 17 h
Music playback time: 56 h
Wireless charging: No
User data storage: In device, Memory card
Expandable memory card type: MicroSD
Maximum memory card size: 32 GB
Software and applications
Productivity features
Personal information management features: Digital clock, Recorder, Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Phonebook, Fixed dialling number, Notes, Alarm clock, 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
SW Platform: Nokia Asha software platform
Software release: Nokia Asha software platform 1.0
Email and Messaging3
Email clients: Native Email Client
Email protocols: SMTP, IMAP4, POP3
Email features: Multiple simultaneous email accounts, Email attachments, Viewing of email attachments
Supported instant messaging services: Nokia Chat
Messaging features: Concatenated SMS for long messages, Text messaging, Unified MMS/SMS editor, Automatic resizing of images for MMS, Multimedia messaging, Conversational chat style SMS, Unified inbox for SMS and MMS
Call management
Call management features: Call waiting, Integrated hands-free speakers, Call barring, Call forwarding, Call logs: dialled, received and missed, Call history, Conference call
Supported amount of phonebooks: one integrated Phonebook
Supports amount of contacts: 4000
Ringtones: 32-polyphonic ringtones, Downloadable ringtones, MP3 ringtones
Speech codecs: GSM FR, AMR-NB, GSM HR, GSM EFR
Device 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: Share over Bluetooth, Facebook, Send as email attachment, Photo sharing with Slam
Video sharing: Video sharing with Slam
Wi-Fi hotspot: No
GPS and navigation4
Location technologies: Cellular network positioning
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
Carl Zeiss Tessar lens: 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: Self-timer, Video, Still
Colour tone modes: Sepia, Greyscale, Normal, Negative
White balance modes: Incandescent, Fluorescent, Daylight, Automatic
Light sensitivity: Automatic
Photos viewed by: Album
Music and Audio
DRM support: OMA DRM 1
Audio features: Album graphics display in Music player, Playlists in Music player, Music Player
Music format
Audio playback file formats: MP4, AAC, AMR, MP3, M4A, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, MIDI
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
Main video camera
Camera video resolution: QVGA (320 x 240)
Camera video frame rate: 15 fps
Camera video zoom: No zoom x
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 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)
Environmental features
Materials: Free of PVC, Free of nickel on the product surface, Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
Energy efficiency: Unplug charger reminder, Energy efficient charger
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 features
Hearing: Vibrating alerts
Vision: Vibrating alerts, Zoom
Physical skills: Speakerphone
What’s in the box


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



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