The Nokia Asha 502 was leaked in September by Evleaks and now this handset is officially available in India for a price tag of Rs. 5,739. The 502 handset is available in 6 different colors.
502 is upgrade Nokia Asha 501. The 501 is available for Rs. 4,599. There are not much of a difference between these two handsets. The 502 comes with 5MP rear camera with flash (LED) and 1010 mAh battery as compared with Asha 501 that comes with 3.2MP rear camera without flash and 1200 mAh battery. The front camera is missing on both these handsets.
Rest of the features are the same. The 502 is a bit slimmer with 11.1mm thickness as compared to 501 that is 12.1 mm thick, however the 501 is a little lighter.
Nokia Asha 502 supports dual SIM and weighs about 100 grams. The 3 inch LCD capacitive touch screen supports 320×240 pixels resolution. There are accelerometer and proximity sensors. Other features are 2G (EDGE / GPRS), Wi-Fi (b/g/n), Bluetooth 3.0 and USB 2.0 port. Design wise the Asha 502 looks more appealing.
502 runs on Nokia Asha software platform 1.1 (the 501 runs on 1.0) with FOTA support, 64MB memory and 32GB external card support. There is a rear camera of 5MP resolution with LED support. This is a fixed focus camera.
The BL-5A battery is of 1010 mAh capacity that gives a talk-time of up to 13 hours and video playback time of up to 12 hours.