Nokia Asha 500 Specs

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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.

This device is also known as Nokia RM-973

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Size: 2.8 inches
Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels, 143 PPI
Technology: LCD
Screen-to-body: 39.14 %
Colors: 262 144
Touchscreen: Capacitive
Features: Proximity sensor


RAM: 0.06GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC up to 32 GB
Device type: Feature phone


Capacity: 1200 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable


Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 2 MP (CMOS image sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.8; Focal length: 35 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"
Video recording: 320x240 (QVGA) (13 fps)


Dimensions: 4.04 x 2.38 x 0.45 inches (100.3 x 58.1 x 12.8 mm)
Weight: 3.57 oz (101.3 g)
Keys: Right: Volume control
Colors: Black, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, White


Dual SIM: Yes
SIM type: Micro SIM


Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover
Radio: FM, Stereo

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 3.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Feb 03, 2014
FCC ID value: QTLRM-973
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.02 W/kg
Body: 0.79 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.41 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 69
In The Box: Nokia Charger AC-11, Nokia Battery BL-4U 1200 mAh, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Nokia 4 GB microSD Card


Officially announced: Oct 22, 2013
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Alternative variants

Nokia Asha 500 Dual

Dual SIM version

Differences from the main variant:
Dual SIM: Yes


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