Aside from the big announcements of tablets and phablets in Abu Dhabi, Nokia also debuted some cheaper handsets from the Asha series. They unveiled the Asha 500, 502 and 503, pictured below.
Nokia also claims they’ve sold 26 million Ashas till now and the 3 newcomers mentioned above are actually successors to the Asha 501 released in May. All 3 models sport the same plastic casing as the 501, but they get a brand new Ice layer of transparent polycarbonate on top. They will be available in a variety of colors, including bright red, bright green, yellow, cyan, white and black.
The device will come with famous messaging app Whatsapp, the ability to take a picture with a single swipe and share it to social networks. Nokia Asha 500 packs a 2.8 inch screen, a 2 MP camera, while the 502 and 503 use 3 inch screens and 5 MP cameras with LED flashes. The 503 is the highest specced of the bunch, with Gorilla Glass 2 and 3G connectivity on board.
Features shared by the trio include WiFi, quad band EDGE and a month of standby battery life. There are also dual SIM versions of these models and if you want prices, know that the 500 goes for $69, the 502 is $89 and the 503 is $99. Availability starts in Q4.