The Nokia Asha 501 is available in black, red and yellow at KES 7,999 in Kenya, UGX 279,900 in Uganda and TZs 179,900 in Tanzania.
Keyfeatures and specs
The Nokia Asha 501 has aa durable, removable “shell” and the scratch-resistant, tempered glass display and weighs only 98 grams.
The Nokia Asha 501’s Swipe unlocks the phone, closes apps and is used to shift between two screens: ‘Home’ and ‘Fastlane’. Home makes full use of the three-inch capacitive touchscreen, displaying a traditional application launcher. Fastlane is the second screen that adapts to display recent activity on the phone as well as upcoming events, helping people multi-task. Fastlane also supports social integration with Facebook and Twitter, by allowing people to post directly from within Fastlane.
Nokia Xpress Browser
With a Nokia Xpress Browser pre-loaded, which compresses Internet data by up to 90%, making mobile browsing faster and more affordable.
Pre-installed social apps like Facebook and Twitter; chat services like Line, Nimbuzz and WeChat; as well as up to 40 free EA games available to download, such as Plants vs. Zombies. Even more free apps and games are available from Nokia Store, including HERE Maps and the new Nokia Xpress Now content discovery web app.
Camera: 3.2 MP
Talk time: up to 17 hours
Additional memory of 4GB (card included in box), expandable up to 32GB
Forty free EA Games worth 75 downloadable from Nokia Store
Colours: Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and Black