Manila, June 27th, 2013– Nokia launches the newest addition to the Asha family, the Nokia Asha 501 Dual SiM, the first smartphone built on the new Asha platform, will give people a cool fast and fun mobile experience.
Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM features high-end design that comes in different colors –initially in bright red, yellow & classic black, and later in white, bright green & cyan at a recommended retail price of PhP 4,490 (including VAT). It will be available in the Philippines starting today in the retail and coming soon with operators’ postpaid plans.
This smartphone features the durable and removable Nokia shell and a Gorilla Glass scratch-resistant three-inch capacitive touchscreen. Its unprecedented battery life keeps users connected with up to 26 days of standby time and up to 17 hours of talk time. These highlights make the Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM a great option for young people that really need to be connected on the go.
The Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM also comes with WLAN that easily connects to hotspots in malls, schools and at home. The built in Facebook and Twitter apps and the 3.2MP camera with 5-in-1 filters app enable creative posts and updates. It also comes with a 4GB memory card gives you lots of space to store pictures, videos & MP3 playlists, and you can easily upgrade to 32GB to save even more memories.
“Undoubtedly, the Nokia Asha 501 is a smartphone that combines an enticing design with performance and a totally new way to stay mobile with Fastlane”, highlighted Karel Holub, General Manager of Nokia in Philippines. “Its exclusive Fastlane view provides a timeline of activities and events in the recent past, present and near future. This innovative feature makes it easier to start where you left off and plan ahead with just a simple swipe”.
Adding Super Pocket value to the great design
Weighting only 98 grams, Nokia Asha 501 DS comes with Facebook, Twitter and The Weather Channel preloaded. Also there are many entertaining games like World Zoo, Fashion Icon, Little Big City, Real Football, Bubble Bash, preinstalled. And there are 40 free EA games available through the Nokia Gift app like Bejeweled,Tetris, Revolution FiFA, Sims 3, Need for Speed: Undercover and Plants vs. Zombies, among others.