The all new Nokia Asha 501 might be the company’s best sub $100 phone ever, is up for pre-order in India for a very affordable $90.

Nokia Asha 501 pre-order India (1)

Nokia’s new Asha 501 is now up for pre-order in a few Asian countries that include India, Pakistan and Thailand. The cute 3.0-inch display bearing device comes with the revamped and refreshingly new Asha OS which brings a few neat features along with it. Globally unveiled two months ago, the Asha 501 will finally go on sale sometime later this week, or early next week. The wait is over for those who were looking for a cute backup phone.

Not that its specifications are revolutionary or anything, but are sure worth a look.

Nokia Asha 501 specifications:

  • 3.0-inch QVGA (320 x 240) Display
  • 64 MB RAM
  • 3.15 MP Rear Camera
  • 128 MB Internal, Micro SD Card Support Up To 32 GB
  • Dual-SIM Support (Optional)
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM Radio
  • 1200 mAh Li-Ion Battery
  • Nokia Asha Software Platform 1.0

Nokia Asha 501 pre-order India (2)

For a backup phone, the Asha 501 makes perfect sense. With a promised 17 hour talk time and up to 1152 hours of standby, people don’t have a lot to complain here. Indian residents can pre-order the phone today for a sweet price of INR 5,199 (roughly about $90) for the dual SIM variant from online MegaStore Flipkart. So what do you think? Does this 98 gram weighing colorful set get a place in your pocket?

Source: Nokia Press | Pre-order: Flipkart