The cool-looking Nokia Asha 503

I'm not going to monkey with you: yellow, red, green, blue, or just plain black or white, the Nokia Asha 503 looks cool and chiseled in any color. Read full review
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Editors' Rating

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Eye on design

It may be part of the budget Asha line for global markets, but Nokia definitely spent some time constructing this small, sturdy plastic phone in a way that makes it feel anything but plasticky. Here, you're looking at the 503's lock screen. Read full review
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Editors' Rating

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Cornerstone

Take a peek at the phone's corners. Can you see the plastic coating that makes it look like the phone's trapped in a cube of ice? Sadly, the handset's 3-inch screen could expand much more within that thick black bezel. Read full review
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Editors' Rating

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Camera and other features

As much fun as the phone is to look at, its performance pales. The Asha 503 has a 5-megapixel camera that's unfortunately fixed-focus and has a VGA-only recorder. The processor is slow, which makes routine duties like navigation and loading apps slow. Battery life is only rated to 4.5 hours over 3G. Read full review
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Editors' Rating

Visit manufacturer site for details.

In profile

Bouncing back to the design, I do like the squared-off edges that manage not to feel too sharp, and which make the phone grippable. Read full review
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Editors' Rating

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Top view

You can really see the "ice" effect from the edges and top. Read full review
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Editors' Rating

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Button design

The shape and rise of the volume rocker and power button blend function with youthful fun. Read full review
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Editors' Rating

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Below decks

Beneath the back cover, you'll find the microSD card slot, which comes with a 4GB card built in. Read full review
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Editors' Rating

Visit manufacturer site for details.

REVIEW

The most beautiful phone ever has one wildly annoying issue

he Samsung Galaxy S8's fast speeds and fantastic curved screen make it a top phone for 2017, but the annoying fingerprint reader could sour your experience.

Hot Products