Nokia Asha 500

Announced:
Oct 22, 2013
Market status:
Released

Display

Display size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

143 ppi

Technology:

LCD

Screen-to-body:

39.14 %

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Capacitive

Features:

Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

RAM:

0.06 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Feature phone

Battery

Capacity:

1200 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)

Stand-by time:

22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)

Music playback:

46.00 hours

Video playback:

9.50 hours

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Features:

CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

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

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Self-timer, Digital zoom, White balance presets

Video recording:

320x240 (QVGA) (13 fps)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

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 6.1 oz (174 g)

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Colors:

Black, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, AMR, 3GP, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, 3GP

Radio:

FM, Stereo

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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

Internet browsing

Browser:

Nokia Xpress Browser

supports:

HTML, XHTML, WAP, CSS, Javascript 1.8

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

4000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Midp 2.1

API:

JSR-75, JSR-82, JSR-118, JSR-135, JSR-172, JSR-177, JSR-179, JSR-184, JSR-205, JSR-211, JSR-226, JSR-234, JSR-256

Games:

Java Games

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 03, 2014

FCC ID value:

QTLRM-973 link

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 22, 2013
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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

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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