Nokia 500

Announced:
Aug 2, 2011
Status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Size:

3.2 inches

Resolution:

640 x 360 pixels, 229 PPI

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

47.12 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM11

RAM:

0.25GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

2GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Symbian (Belle, Anna)

Battery

Capacity:

1110 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP

Video recording:

640x480 (VGA) (15 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Design

Dimensions:

4.38 x 2.12 x 0.56 inches (111.3 x 53.8 x 14.1 mm)

Weight:

3.28 oz (93 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Colors:

Black, Purple, Orange, Green, Blue, Gray

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

This device is also known as Nokia Fate

Cons

  • Thick body (0.56 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera

Description

The Nokia 500 is marketed as an entry level smartphone despite the 1GHz processor that is ticking under its hood. It features a 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 360 by 640 pixels, and a 5-megapixel camera with no flash is located on the device's back.

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