• Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM vs Nokia Asha 503 Dual SIM vs Nokia Lumia 525

Phone Comparison - Nokia Asha 501 Dual SIM vs Nokia Asha 503 Dual SIM vs Nokia Lumia 525

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Nokia Nokia
Announced May 2013 October 2013 November 2013
Status Available - June 2013 Coming Soon - Q4 2013 Available - January 2014
Colors Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and Black Yellow, black, green, red, blue, white Yellow, orange, white, black
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)
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
Weight 91 g (3.21 oz) 111.4 g (3.92.0.14 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network N/A HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Super sensitive touch for finger nail and glove use, Changeable backcover

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Nokia Asha software platform 1.0 Nokia Asha software platform 1.2 Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor - - Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4
GPU - - Adreno 305
RAM 64 MB 64 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 128 MB N/A 8 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB card included microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB card included microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 2D Hardened Glass
Colors 256K colors 256K colors 16M colors
Size 3.0 inches 3.0 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels (133 ppi) 240 x 320 pixels (133 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 48.68% 45.05% 59.47%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio Stereo FM radio 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 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash No LED flash No
Features Auto and manual white balance, Still image editor, Full screen viewfinder - Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Nokia Smart Camera, Cinemagraph lens, Panorama lens, Bing vision
Video Yes,QVGA@15fps Yes, QVGA@15fps Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 85.6 kbps Up to 85.6 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Up to 236.8 kbps Yes
3G N/A HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS No No Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML WAP 2.0/xHTML HTML5

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 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB card included microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB card included microSD, up to 64 GB

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 1430 mAh
Stand by Up to 624 h Up to 480 h (2G)
Up to 480 h (3G)
Up to 336 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 4 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 16 h 54 min (2G)
Up to 10 h 36 min (3G)