Nokia recently announced the newest member of its successful Asha series named as ‘Asha 201’. The device features 2.4-inch LCD display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution. This is the first QWERTY phone after the Asha Touch series with dedicated WhatsApp button. The device comes with 2Megapixel rear camera and 64MB built-in storage that can be expanded upto 32GB using MicroSD Card. The device comes in two variants that is Dual Sim and Single Sim version. Asha 201 also sounds good in connectivity option with support of GPRS/EDGE, WiFi, Bluetooth v2.1 with EDR. There is no 3G. The device Is powered with 1200 mAh battery offering upto 46 days standby time.

Below is the complete specification list of Asha 201:

Display and User Interface:

  • Display size: 2.4 ''
  • Display resolution: QVGA (320 x 240)
  • Display features: Brightness control
  • Display colors: HighColor (16-bit/64k)
  • Aspect ratio: 4:3
  • Pixel density: 169 ppi
  • Display technology: LCD Transmissive
  • Display height: 36 mm
  • Display width: 48 mm

Keys and Input Methods:

  • User Input: QWERTY
  • Operating keys: Contacts key, Menu key, Camera key, Call key, 4-way Navi key with select, Power/End key, Full keyboard, WhatsApp key


  • SIM card type: Mini SIM
  • Dual SIM: No
  • Charging connectors: 2.0 mm Charging Connector
  • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector
  • System connectors: Micro-USB-B
  • USB: USB 2.0, USB mass storage
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Bluetooth profiles: Object Push profile (OPP) 1.1, Hands-free profile (HFP) 1.5, Headset profile (HSP) 1.1, Serial Port profile (SPP), Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) 1.0, Service Discovery Application Profile (SDAP)
  • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g
  • Wi-Fi security modes: WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA, WPA-Personal, WEP, WPA2-Personal, EAP-SIM
  • Other wireless connectivity: WAPI

Power Management:

  • Battery model: BL-4U
  • Battery capacity: 1200 mAh
  • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
  • Removable battery: Yes
  • Maximum 2G talk time: 12 h
  • Music playback time: 40 h
  • Maximum Wi-Fi network browsing time: 14 h
  • Wireless charging: No


  • User data storage: In device, Memory card
  • RAM: 32 MB
  • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD
  • Maximum memory card size: 32 GB

Browsing and Internet:

  • Social apps: Facebook, Renren, Kaixin, Twitter, Sina Weibo, WhatsApp
  • Photo sharing: Share over Bluetooth, Facebook, Send as email attachment, Photo sharing with Slam
  • Video sharing: Video sharing with Slam
  • Internet browser capabilities: Nokia Xpress Browser, Browser proxy


  • Main camera sensor: 2 MP
  • Camera resolution: 1600 x 1200 pixels
  • Main camera focus type: Fixed focus
  • Camera digital zoom: 4 x
  • Sensor size: 1/5"
  • Main camera f-number/aperture: f/2.8
  • Camera focal length: 35 mm
  • Camera minimum focus range: 60 cm
  • Camera image formats: JPEG, JPEG/Exif
  • Flash type: No Flash