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Nokia Asha 501 Hands on Initial Review

On 9th May 2013 Nokia announced asha 501 globally and this phone is being the new unique member in the asha series will define the future of Nokia Asha phone in emerging markets like india. As here we have so many people who don’t want to be in the race to own a smartphones but they want a phone which could simple to use, durable to use for the next 3 year minimum and it should be affordable and worth the price. You can read our complete coverage we did previously on nokia asha 501.


Affordable Price

Nokia Asha 501 as far as initial expressions are concerned have the all the good points of being a affordable worth the price phone, as it comes on a basic price point of around Rs. 5199 INR which is good steal price for this kind of phone with great build quality.

Nokia 501 Price in India

Great Build Quality

We have started testing of nokia asha 501, the phone is so light and so good in build that it has already survived several falls out of which some were intentional again to test the build quality and for those who are wondering the 3 inch QVGA capacitive touchscreen screen is protected by a Nokia Custom build hardened Glass


Simple Swipe UI

The simple UI of the phone is easy to get used to by anyone who has never used a smart phone till now, as for most of the things all need to do it a single swipe with fingers on the screen from the left or right. The fast lane on the other hand make this more easy by giving you a list of the apps and notifications of current tasks going and recent apps you have accessed on nokia asha 501.


Initial Conclusion For Nokia Asha 501

These are most important 3 reasons on why I would like to recommend Nokia Asha 501 to anyone out there who wants a simple to use phone with smartphone capabilities. Nokia Asha 501 despite being priced low has most of features which you use in high end costly smartphone these days like you can use facebook, twitter and post to these social platforms from Nokia Asha 501 with the preinstalled apps and you also have a large number of the other apps which comes preinstalled including free games and other useful apps + utilities for day to day usage.

Nokia Asha 501 Photo Gallery


Please Note: We are very soon coming up with a detailed review of the Nokia asha 502, so stay tuned and ask us any questions on Nokia Asha 501, till then you can watch our initial review of nokia asha 501 with key features and full detailed hands on review at the launch event in india.

Nokia Asha 501 Detailed Hands on Review with Features [Video]

Nokia Asha 501 Initial Review [Video]

If you have any questions on Nokia Asha 501 please post them in the comments section below, we would love to answer them during our review of Nokia Asha 501.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.