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  • nusaiba nusaiba May 13, 2013 6:49 AM Flag

    Nokia unveils £65 budget phone with 48 DAYS of standby battery life

    Nokia unveils £65 budget phone with 48 DAYS of standby battery life
    Handset aimed at consumers who cannot afford a smartphone
    Boasts 17 hours of talk time, 56 hours of music playback and 48 days of standby time - and one model can hold two sim cards
    Comes as Apple believed to be preparing budget iPhone
    By Mark Prigg
    PUBLISHED: 19:25 EST, 12 May 2013 | UPDATED: 04:17 EST, 13 May 2013
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    Nokia has revealed a budget phone with a 48 day standby time.
    The Asha 501 is aimed at people who cannot afford a smartphone, but want to upgrade.
    Nokia has worked with developers such as Facebook and Twitter to make apps for the phone.
    The low-income smartphone: Nokia says it's aiming to make 'high-end design and quality accessible to more people' with the launch of its new Asha 501, 1200 mAh battery and accompanying software platform
    The low-income smartphone: Nokia says it's aiming to make 'high-end design and quality accessible to more people' with the launch of its new Asha 501, 1200 mAh battery and accompanying software platform
    ASHA IN NUMBERS
    Dimensions: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm; 91 grams
    Camera: 3.2 MP
    Talk time: up to 17 hours
    Memory: 4GB (card included in box), expandable up to 32GB
    Available colours: Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and BlackForty free EA Games worth €75 downloadable from Nokia Store
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    It offers 17 hours of talk time, 56 hours of music playback and 48 days of standby time on 2G networks, the Finland based phone manufacturer says.
    'The new Nokia Asha 501 raises the bar for what is possible in affordable smartphone design and optimisation,' said Timo Toikkanen, executive vice president, Mobile Phones, Nokia.
    'The synergy between the physical design and the engine that is the new Asha platform has created a smartphone with both style and substance at a great price.'
    It comes as Apple is believed to be preparing a budget version of its iPhone with a plastic case, which could go on sale later this year according

 
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