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The Nokia Asha 501 is a 2013 model featuring a 3-inch TFT display, 3.15MP camera, and a 1200 mAh battery. Read more about the features of the Asha 501 to see if it's right for you.
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Key Features

  • Release Date:  2013, May
  • Price: 80 EUR
  • Chipset
  • Processor
  • Memory: 128 MB, 64 MB RAM
  • Display: TFT 3 inches, 240 x 320
  • Main Camera:  Single, 3.15MP
  • Selfie Camera:  , 0MP
  • OS: Nokia Asha software platform 1.0, upgradable to 1.4
  • Dimensions: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm
  • Weight: 98.2 g
  • Battery:  1200 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

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Discover the complete range of Nokia Asha 501 specifications in the detailed specs table below.

Nokia Asha 501 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Nokia Asha 501

Release date

2013, May


99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm (3.91 x 2.28 x 0.48 in)


98.2 g (3.46 oz)


Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and Black


1200 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Stand by time- Up to 1152 h
Talking time- Up to 17 h
Music play - Up to 56 h

Approximate price80 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

3" inc

Screen area

27.9 cm2

Screen format

4:3 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

240 x 320 px

PPI /points per inch/

133 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

3.15 MP, Single

Camera specs

-3.15 MP

Video 320p@15fps
Front (selfie) camera

0 MP,



Operating system OS

Nokia Asha software platform 1.0, upgradable to 1.4

Processor CPU

External memory

microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot), 4 GB included

Internal memory

128 MB, 64 MB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Micro-SIM)Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM
Show all network frequencies:
GPRS Up to 85.6 kbps
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 3.0, EDR
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.41 W/kg (head)    
SAR EU - 0.96 W/kg (head)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity
- SNS apps
-MP4/H.263 player
-MP3/WAV/AAC player
-Photo editor
-Voice memo
-Predictive text input
- Aso known as Nokia Asha 501 Dual Sim with dual-SIM card slots


Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Nokia. However, there may be differences in specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Nokia Asha 501 was around 80 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2013, May.
The weight of the Nokia Asha 501 is 98.2 g.
The screen size of the Nokia Asha 501 is 3" inches.
The size of the Nokia Asha 501 is 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm (HxWxD).