Nokia Asha 500

Announced:
Oct 22, 2013
Market status:
Released

Nokia Asha 500

Announced: Oct 22, 2013
Market status: Released
  • Display 2.8" 240 x 320 pixels
  • Camera 2 MP
  • Battery 1200 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

143 ppi

Technology:

LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

39.14 %

Features:

Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Hardware Features:

CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8; Focal length: 35 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

320x240 (QVGA) (13 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.04 x 2.38 x 0.45 inches (100.3 x 58.1 x 12.8 mm)

Weight:

3.57 oz (101 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)

Colors:

Black, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, White

Hardware & Performance

RAM:

0.06 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

Battery

Capacity:

1200 mAh

Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1291 min)

Stand-by time:

22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Music playback:

46.00 hours

Video playback:

9.50 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

Multimedia

Radio:

FM, Stereo

Speakers:

Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 03, 2014

FCC ID value:

QTLRM-973 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.02 W/kg

Body:

0.79 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.41 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box:

Nokia Charger AC-11, Nokia Battery BL-4U 1200 mAh, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Nokia 4 GB microSD Card

MSRP price:

$ 69

This device is also known as Nokia RM-973

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Nokia Asha 500 Dual

Dual SIM version

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.04 x 2.38 x 0.45 inches)

Cons

  • Thick body (0.45 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Low pixel density screen (143 ppi)

Description

The Nokia Asha 500 comes with a 2.8-inch 240x320 pixel touchscreen, a 2MP camera, and the option to have the handset in either single- or dual-SIM flavor.

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