Nokia Lumia 1020 Analysis

Never mind the Lumia 1020 – Nokia’s future rides on the Asha 501

By on July 11, 2013 at 11:55 AM.

Never mind the Lumia 1020 – Nokia’s future rides on the Asha 501

Nokia on Thursday announced the $300 Lumia 1020, yet another U.S. flagship phone that is likely doomed to top out at around 300,00 to 500,000 units sold over the coming 12 months — at best. But at the same time, the true battle for survival is being fought across the world in Asia, Africa and the Middle East as the Asha 501, Nokia’s last hope of stabilizing its feature phone business, hits volume production. More →

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Nokia Asha 501 release date, specs

Nokia breaks away from Microsoft with new $99 Asha phone

By on May 9, 2013 at 7:10 PM.

Nokia breaks away from Microsoft with new $99 Asha phone

Failing to drive down the price on its Windows Phone devices, Nokia on Thursday announced a refresh of its Asha mobile operating system and the affordable Asha 501 phone. The handset is equipped with a 3-inch display, a 3.2-megapixel rear camera and either a single-SIM or dual-SIM configuration. The new Asha 501 is remarkably efficient, with Nokia promising a whopping 48 days of standby battery life for the single-SIM model and 26 days for the dual-SIM option. More →

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