The Nokia Asha 503 is the latest and greatest Asha OS smartphone Lite device to hit the streets. Based around a 3-inch touchscreen display and amazing Nokia design, it’s an affordable and highly practical phone. Check out the top 10 free apps for your Nokia Asha 503.
The Nokia Asha 503 is based around a 3-inch QVGA touchscreen made from curved Gorilla Glass. It measures 102.55 x 60.55 x 12.70mm and weighs in at 110.15g. The 3.5g phone is powered by the Asha Platform you’ll find the Fastlane interface allows for a smooth and swipe-able interface.
It comes fitted with a 5-Megapixel camera with LED Flash and even has new imaging apps Picfeed, Pictag and Photofunia to enhance the camera functionality further.
Along with a great tech-spec for the price (you can expect to pay around £70 here in the UK), it also offers an amazing design. The look that mixes two different layers of polycarbonate to create a highly attractive and durable phone. A sharp coloured base layer sits beneath a strong and durable transparent layer, captures and reflects light and colour beautifully.
All that style and usability for a budget price and you can add to it with the growing number of apps on the Nokia Store. Check out what we think are the top 10 free apps for your Nokia Asha 503.
eBuddy Mobile Messenger
The Nokia Asha 503 is very much a phone designed with the young in mind, which means staying in touch via social media. eBuddy Mobile Messenger allows you to chat on MSN, Facebook, Yahoo!, GTalk (Orkut), AIM, MySpace and ICQ. With eBuddy you can also send pictures, set your display picture from your phone camera, choose colourful themes and much more!
DOWNLOAD: eBuddy Mobile Messenger
Another great social media app, one that is likely to be huge in 2014, is LINE. It allows you to send free messages and stickers and is enjoyed by more than 280 million users worldwide, in over 230 countries. It has a great interface that is easy to use with the Nokia Asha 503 and it mixes fun to make it a great all-round app.
WeChat is the complete mobile communication and private social networking app that works like a charm on your Nokia Asha 503. It’s free, it works across different platforms, and WeChat could well be the best way to keep in touch with everyone you care about. Sign up is easy, you just need a phone number and with no Ads popping up, it delivers a clutter-free interface.
Feedly is a RSS reader that allows you to get the best of the world’s press onto your Nokia Asha 503. Want to get the latest news from the likes of the BBC, CNET, CNN, The Times Of India or even ESPN, then you need this app. Unlike most other applications, they force you to go to the website to read full article, Feedly allows you to read the full story on the app.
If you want to know what the weather is like you can always stick your head out of the window, but that’s so analogue. In the digital age you need an app and we think aWeather is a great place to start. It not offers you the weather for your location right now, you can also get a head-ups of what’s going to happen over the next four days – all with a neat and simple interface.
News does exactly as its name suggests, and allows you to get the latest world and regional news from the BBC global network. From breaking news, to business, entertainment, technology, the arts and sport, all divided into clear sections, this free app lets you read the latest updates wherever you are. All the latest news as it happens straight to your Nokia Asha 503.
Camera 5-in-1 lets you capture images in various fun ways, you can give that old-fashioned retro look to your photos so popular with Instagram, or create beautiful collages with different layouts. If you want to get creative with your photos, then you can twist images to form some amazing shapes, or fuse and blend images together, or even give them a futuristic make-over. All can be shared with your friends quickly and easily.
DOWNLOAD: Camera 5-in-1
Most torch apps use the camera flash on your phone to create a beam of light. However, with Torch, you’ll find that you can get a better beam if you use the phone scree instead. Tap on the screen of your Nokia Asha 503 and the whole screen will become a light, allowing you to see in the dark.
Having access to the internet is one thing, but knowing how to easily find the information you need is another, that’s why we like this app. Quick Search is an app that allows user to quickly search Google, Bing, Yahoo, Wikipedia, Youtube, IMDB and Walmart.
DOWNLOAD: Quick Search
My Pocket Office
My Pocket Office is the first ever spreadsheet reader for Nokia phones is ready and absolutely free for you. Grab it! Now, no need to check the spreadsheets only on your desktop. The app is designed to read xlsx files in a mobile friendly UI. This is the beta version of the app and much more features to follow.
DOWNLOAD: My Pocket Office
Got a favourite free app on your Nokia Asha 503? Let us know about it in the Comments below.