Nokia today launched a new Asha handset at an event in New Delhi, India. Dubbed the Nokia Asha 501, it includes a 3 inch 320 x 240 touchscreen display, the newly created Asha OS and a 5 megapixel camera.

The handset also only measures 99.2 x 58 x 12.1mm and comes with some pretty decent specs for the price, include Dual-SIM capabilities, 128MB internal memory, with a 4GB MMC included, you can upgrade this space up to 32GB, and it even includes removable cases.

Nokia also say the phone has a standby time of up to 48 days, with a talktime of 17 hours
and will come with Facebook, Twitter, instant messaging and Weather Channel apps pre-installed.

Alongside which there will also be a couple of game from Gameloft as well as up to 40 free games from EA.And a new deal with Facebook will even grant you access to Facebook for free, no charge on the data plan (dependent on your carrier).

All of that, and the phone only costs $99 or free on Pay-Monthly contracts, available in black, white, green, red, blue and yellow, it will launch in India first, hitting the country sometime next month, after which it has been confirmed to be available in the UK towards the end of the summer.

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