Nokia launches Asha 500 for $69, 502 for $89 and 503 for $99

Nokia has just revamped it’s flagship feature phone of Asha series devices with three new and improved models i.e Nokia Asha 500, 502 and 503 with updated hardware specifications. These three models come after few months of launch of Nokia Asha 501.

Nokia AshaThese three new models of Asha series varies from 2.8-inch QVGA capacitive screen to 3-inch QVGA capacitive curved Gorilla Glass screen, Camera ranging from 2-megapixel to 5-megapixel with flash LED and 64MB RAM to 128 MB RAM.

Asha-500_502_503The top of the current Asha devices is Asha 503 which comes with comes with 3-inch screen made from curved Gorilla Glass, a 5-megapixel camera with flash, and 3.5G speeds, whereas Asha 502 comes with a 3-inch screen, a 5-megapixel with flash, and 2G speeds . Asha 500 is at the bottom of this series with a 2.8-inch screen, a 2-megapixel camera and 2G telephony.

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Asha 500 and 503 come in single- and dual-SIM variants, with Easy Swap technology on dual-SIM, which lets you swap cards without restarting the phone.

 Technical Specifications

Asha 500 (single SIM and Dual SIM)Asha 502 (Dual SIM)Asha 503 (single SIM and Dual SIM)
NetworkGSM 900/1800,  850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800EGSM 850/900/1800/1900/2100; WCDMA
Size & weight100.3 x 58.1 x 12.8mm; 101.3g99.55 x 59.50 x 11.10mm; 100g102.55 x 60.55 x 12.70mm; 110.15g
Screen size / typeQVGA 2.8-inch capacitiveQVGA 3-inch capacitiveQVGA 3-inch capacitive, curved Gorilla Glass
Camera2-megapixel5-megapixel with LED flash5-megapixel with flash LED
Storage64MB RAM; up to 32GB micro SD card support64MB RAM; up to 32GB micro SD card support128MB RAM; up to 32GB micro SD card support
ConnectivityBluetooth 3.0 with SLAM; AV jack; WLAN; Micro-USBBluetooth 3.0 with SLAM; AV jack; WLAN; Micro-USBBluetooth 3.0 with SLAM; AV jack; WLAN; Micro-USB
BatteryStandby: up to 35 days; Talk time: up to 14 hoursStandby: up to 24 days; Talk time: up to 13.7 hoursStandby: up to 35 days; Talk time: up to 12 hours

Pricing and Availability

Asha 500, 502 and 503 will available in fourth quarter in the Asia-Pacific market. In terms of pricing, it is as follows (excluding any local taxes or operator subsidies) :

  • Asha 500 –  $69
  • Asha 502 – $89, and
  • Asha 503 – $99

Source: Nokia Conversations

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