Nokia 500

Announced:
Aug 2, 2011
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Display size:

3.2 inches

Resolution:

360 x 640 pixels

Pixel density:

229 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

47.12 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

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 oz (172 g)

Colors:

Black, Purple, Orange, Green, Blue, Gray

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM11

RAM:

0.25 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

2 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

Symbian (Belle, Anna)

Battery

Capacity:

1110 mAh

Talk time:

7.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time:

21.0 days (504 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Music playback:

35.00 hours

Video playback:

5.25 hours

Cellular

UMTS:

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

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 28, 2011

FCC ID value:

QTKRM-750 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.43 W/kg

Measured in:

850 MHz

Body:

1.31 W/kg

Measured in:

850 MHz

This device is also known as Nokia Fate

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.56 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (229 ppi)

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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