Asha 503 - £45
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Nokia Asha 503
The Asha 503 is an updated version of Nokia's 501. It has an improved camera and better social network integration than its predecessor. It is an entry-level smartphone that is easy to use and competitively priced.
This phone has a 3 inch touchscreen (made from scratch resistant Gorilla Glass) that displays in 133PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Asha 503 has a 5MP camera and can record video in up to QVGA (320x240). This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 11 out of 100.
The Asha 503 has an estimated battery life of around 12 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1200mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Asha 503 comes with 0.064GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage.
The Asha 503 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit) and it has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.
This phone comes in a dual SIM version (called the Nokia Asha 503 Dual SIM) that enables you to pop in two SIM cards at once and choose the one you want to use. This comes in handy if you are planning to use your phone abroad extensively or want to keep your business and personal calls separate.
The 503 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and Nokia Fastlane apps. The 503 is able to access the Nokia store to purchase new applications.
Nokia's Asha 503 is a solid and steady device for the money and its attractive styling gives it the edge over many of its competitors.