WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging services is finally available for the Nokia Asha 501. The hotly anticipated app will be available to download, following the over-the-air software update, which will roll out this week.
Nokia has also revamped the Fastlane UI on the Asha 501, which now comes with interactive alarm and improved privacy features on the lockscreen, allowing users to choose between a notification icon, and a full notification with details. Nokia has also added more services to show in notifications of the Fastlane, which include apps like Odnoklassniki, Sina Weibo, and Renren.
In addition, the software update for Nokia Asha 501 brings an API for VoIP, which would allow users to make calls over a data connection using any third party app. The company claims that the VoIP feature is currently available via Nimbuzz, and more apps will be added soon. The Asha 501 also features support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync after the update.
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