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.
These 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.
The 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.
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.
|Asha 500 (single SIM and Dual SIM)||Asha 502 (Dual SIM)||Asha 503 (single SIM and Dual SIM)|
|Network||GSM 900/1800, 850/900/1800/1900||GSM 900/1800||EGSM 850/900/1800/1900/2100; WCDMA|
|Size & weight||100.3 x 58.1 x 12.8mm; 101.3g||99.55 x 59.50 x 11.10mm; 100g||102.55 x 60.55 x 12.70mm; 110.15g|
|Screen size / type||QVGA 2.8-inch capacitive||QVGA 3-inch capacitive||QVGA 3-inch capacitive, curved Gorilla Glass|
|Camera||2-megapixel||5-megapixel with LED flash||5-megapixel with flash LED|
|Storage||64MB RAM; up to 32GB micro SD card support||64MB RAM; up to 32GB micro SD card support||128MB RAM; up to 32GB micro SD card support|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth 3.0 with SLAM; AV jack; WLAN; Micro-USB||Bluetooth 3.0 with SLAM; AV jack; WLAN; Micro-USB||Bluetooth 3.0 with SLAM; AV jack; WLAN; Micro-USB|
|Battery||Standby: up to 35 days; Talk time: up to 14 hours||Standby: up to 24 days; Talk time: up to 13.7 hours||Standby: 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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