Nokia 500

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Key Specifications See full specifications
OS Symbian Anna OS, upgradeable to Nokia Belle OS
Internal Memory 2 GB, 265 MB of RAM and 512 MB of ROM
Display Size 3.2 inch
Rear Camera 5.0 MP
Front Camera
Battery Standard Li-ion 1110 mAh
Processor 1 GHz processor
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General Information
Announced August, 2011
Form Factor Bar
Box Content Charger, Headset, USB Cable
Shades Black/White with covers in Black, Azure Blue, Coral Red, Purple, Khaki, Orange, Green, Pink, Silver
OS Symbian Anna OS, upgradeable to Nokia Belle OS
Languages English
Hardware
Processor 1 GHz processor
Display
Display Colours 16000000
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (H) 360 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 640 pixels
Display Size 3.2 inch
SenseUI
Multi-Touch
Handwriting Recognition
Scratch Resistant
Display Type TFT
Camera
Rear Camera 5.0 MP
Camera Resolution 2592x1944 pixels
Video Resolution 640x480 @ 15fps
Front Camera
GeoTagging
Face Detection
Smile Detection
Auto Focus
Camera Flash No Flash
Primary Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels
Memory
Call Log Detailed, max 30 days
Memory Card microSD, up to 32GB
Phonebook Capacity Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Internal Memory 2 GB, 265 MB of RAM and 512 MB of ROM
Dimensions & Weight
Height 111.3 mm
Width 53.8 mm
Thickness 14.1 mm
Weight 94 gms
Battery
Maximum Standby Time 500.00 hours
Maximum Talktime 7.00 hours
Battery Standard Li-ion 1110 mAh
Internet & Connectivity
Infrared
HSCSD
Bluetooth v2.1(A2DP)
WAP WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML
USB
Handsfree
GPS
A-GPS
Networks NA
GPRS Class 33
Data Speed HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
EDGE Class 33
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G Network HSDPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 MHz
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Features
Java Yes, MIDP 2.1
Calendar
Voice Dialing
Voice Memo
Sync
SyncML
Clock
Alarm Clock
Organiser
In-built Torch
Office Applications
Trackball
Other Features - Sensors : Proximity, Compass
Entertainment
Radio
Music Player
Video Player
Voice Recording
Image Viewer
Video Recording
3.5mm Jack/Port
Games Yes + downloadable
Ringtones
Vibration
Ringtones Polyphonic, MIDI, MP3
Messaging
T9 Dictionary
QWERTY Keypad
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Sensors
Accelerometer Sensor

Nokia 500 Review

29 Jan, 13 06:44 PM

Overview

Nokia 500: A Versatile Mobile Phone

Overview of Nokia 500

Released in September 2011, the Nokia 500 is a web-friendly phone powered by a strong processor. With its changeable covers and sleek look, it really is a beautiful device that enables you to communicate with your family and friends in a trendy manner.

Nokia 500 Design and Build Quality

The Nokia 500 is a Mono-block touch phone measuring 111.3 by 53.8 by 14.1 millimetres (height by width by thickness.) It only weighs 94 grams.

User Interface and Comfort to Use Nokia 500

This phone features a 3.2-inch touch screen with a height of 640 pixels. Its touch input makes it better for those who dislike QWERTY or analogue keypads.

Telephony and Phonebook

Nokia 500 comes with a 256 MB of RAM with 512 MB of ROM and 2 GB mass memory that enables you to store thousands of contacts and call info.

Messaging and Emails

Sending SMS, MMS and e-mails is very easy with the Nokia 500. This device comes with Hotmail, Gmail and Nokia e-mail programs for direct browsing. Nokia 500 also features a text-to-speech message reader for fuss-free messaging.

Gallery, Photo Viewer and Video Player

You can browse your captured photos through the Nokia 500 image album. As for your videos, you can watch them through the video player. You can even browse and stream videos, directly from YouTube.

Nokia 500 Music Player and FM Radio

This phone is perfect for music lovers because it has a music player and a stereo FM radio with a voice recording feature.

Nokia 500 Camera and Image Quality

Nokia 500 has a 5 megapixel still camera with 4x digital zoom, which saves images in JPEG format. It also comes with an image editor and a center weighted auto exposure for the best images possible.

Video Camera and Video Quality

This phone’s video camera has a camera resolution of 480 p or 640 by 480 pixels with 2x video zoom.

Nokia 500 Connectivity Options

This phone keeps you connected with its high-speed USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth 2.1 feature and WLAN IEEE at 802.11 b/g.

Organiser and Other Utility Tools

Organizing your life is possible with the Nokia 500’s utility tools – reminders, to-do list, active notes, alarm clock and converter, among many others.

Web Browser and Applications

This device comes with Openwave and OSS browsers that allow you to view CSS, xHTML, XML and Web Runtime pages, to name a few.

Google Maps and GPS

The Nokia 500 has Nokia Maps, GPS, External GPS and A-GPS, as well as WLAN Network Positioning.

Distinctive Features of Nokia 500

Nokia 500 allows for video sharing to social networks such as Facebook. What’s more, since Nokia Inc. makes the phone almost entirely from renewable materials, it really is a “green” phone.

Value for Money

The Nokia 500 is arguably very affordable at an average retail price of INR 7650 (approx., may vary). At this price point, you get all the features of a Smartphone for a very reasonable price.

Verdict

All in all, the Nokia 500 has everything that you need when it comes to all your communication needs. With its 5 MP camera and web-surfing capability, it is the perfect device for people who want to have fun, even while on the go.

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