• Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM vs Nokia Asha 503 Dual SIM vs Nokia Asha 230

Phone Comparison - Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM vs Nokia Asha 503 Dual SIM vs Nokia Asha 230

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Nokia Nokia
Announced May 2013 October 2013 February 2014
Status Available - June 2013 Coming Soon - Q4 2013 Coming Soon - March 2014
Colors Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and Black Yellow, black, green, red, blue, white White, Black, Red, Yellow, Green, Cyan
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm
(3.91 x 2.28 x 0.48 in)
102.6 x 60.6 x 12.7 mm
(4.04 x 2.39 x 0.5 in)
99.5 x 58.6 x 13.2 mm
(3.92 x 2.31 x 0.52 in)
Weight 91 g (3.21 oz) 111.4 g (3.92.0.14 oz) 89.3 g (3.14.0.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network N/A HSDPA 900 / 2100 No
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Nokia Asha software platform 1.0 Nokia Asha software platform 1.2 Nokia Asha software platform 1.1.1
Processor - - -
GPU - - -
RAM 64 MB 64 MB N/A
Internal Memory 128 MB N/A -
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB card included microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB card included microSD

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 256K colors 256K colors 256K colors
Size 3.0 inches 3.0 inches 2.8 inches
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels (133 ppi) 240 x 320 pixels (133 ppi) 240 x 320 pixels (143 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 48.68% 45.05% 41.56%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio Stereo FM radio Stereo FM Radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.2 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 1.3 MP, 1280 x 960 pixels
Flash No LED flash No
Features Auto and manual white balance, Still image editor, Full screen viewfinder - -
Video Yes,QVGA@15fps Yes, QVGA@15fps Yes
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 85.6 kbps Up to 85.6 kbps Up to 42.8 kbps
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Up to 236.8 kbps Up to 236.8 kbps
3G N/A HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps No
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n No
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS No No A-GPS support only
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML WAP 2.0/xHTML WAP 2.0/xHTML

memory User Memory

Phonebook 4000 Contacts Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Internal 128 MB, 64 MB RAM 64 MB RAM -
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB card included microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB card included microSD

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery (BL-4U) Li-Ion Battery (BL-4U) Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1200 mAh 1200 mAh 1020 mAh
Stand by Up to 624 h Up to 480 h (2G)
Up to 480 h (3G)
Up to 504 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 4 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 12 h