Nokia's largest announcements inside Abu Dhabi now might definitely focus about Lumia equipment initial plus foremost, nevertheless it's not exiting the Asha lineup out inside the Finnish cold. After boasting which 26 million Ashas have available thus far, the company's announced which it's adding 3 successors to the Asha 501, the petite smartphone/featurephone crossbreed introduced inside May: the 500, the 502 as well as the 503. All 3 sport the same main colored plastic casing because the 501, nevertheless with a new "Ice" layer of transparent polycarbonate. They'll be obtainable in bright red, bright green, yellow, cyan, white plus black.
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Honing inside about Asha's social initative, among the brand-new attributes is the ability to take a photograph with a single swipe, following that you may share it quickly to a social network of choice with a single tap. Even though Whatsapp has been accessible for Asha phones for awhile today, Nokia highlighted the application at the event, noting which there are over 350 million active Whatsapp consumers about the world. It proudly stated which Whatsapp registers 250,000 consumers everyday from Nokia handsets, though it wouldn't break down consumers per platform. Nokia additionally announced which the social feature about Fastlane, Asha's list-like view of latest activity, is today customizable. For 501 consumers whom could feel a small left out, don't worry, because these attributes is accessible to we through an over-the-air update also.
Back to the modern hardware, it was revealed which the 500 has a 2.8-inch screen along with a 2-megapixel camera, when both the 502 as well as the 503 have 3-inch screens plus 5-megapixel cameras with LED flash. The 503 is clearly the number one of the bunch, because it also offers Gorilla Glass 2 plus 3G connectivity. All 3 have WLAN, quad-band EDGE plus boasts 1 month of power standby time. They're all accessible with double SIM functions, though the 500 as well as the 503 moreover come inside a single SIM variant. The 500, 502 plus 503 are priced at $69, $89 plus $99 respectively. Availability is set for about Q4 of the year. They'll all be for sale inside Africa, APAC, Europe as well as the Middle East, whilst the 500 as well as the 503 is obtainable in Latin America too.