Nokia Lumia 505

Nokia Lumia 505

Pros

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Cons

  • Thick body (0.44 inches)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Too little RAM (0.25 GB)
  • Low pixel density screen (233 ppi)

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The Nokia Lumia 505 will be an exclusive for Mexico's Telcel network. The phone will have a 4 inch AMOLED screen with an 8MP rear-facing camera. No front-facing camera will be available. 4GB of storage comes with the phone which also has a 1300mAh battery.

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Display

  • Display size:
    • 4.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 233 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • AMOLED
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 62.99 %
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

  • Rear:
      • Yes
  • Main camera:
      • 8 megapixels
      • Autofocus
    • Specifications:
      • Aperture size:

        Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

        F2.8
  • Video recording:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)

Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 4.65 x 2.41 x 0.44 inches (118.1 x 61.2 x 11.3 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.62 oz (131 g)
      the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, Pink, Red

Hardware & Performance

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5
  • GPU:

    GPU - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Adreno 200
  • Memory:

    Memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

      • 0.25 GB
  • Internal storage:

    Internal storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 4 GB
  • OS:
    • Windows Phone; 7.8

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 1300 mAh
  • Talk time:
    • 7.30 hours
      the average is 21 h (1234 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 27.9 days (670 hours)
      the average is 20 days (482 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 7.20 hours
      the average is 22 h (1314 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 25.0 days (600 hours)
      the average is 26 days (628 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 36.00 hours

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Location:

    Location - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, RDS
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm

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