Nokia Lumia 505 is one of the Lumia Family smart phones that was released in December 2012 and has received rave reviews as yet another Nokia blockbuster. It is basically a low-end Smartphone that can operate on both 2G and 3G networks, and is quite similar to the Nokia Lumia 800.
This phone has the classy Smartphone look and is available in a variety of colors such as pink, red, white and black. The display screen is the AMOLED touchscreen type measuring 3.7 inches. The screen can display 65K colors. The phone measures 118.1 x 61.2 x 11.3 mm and weighs 131g. Nokia Lumia 505 comes with a standard 1300mAh Li-Ion battery that can support seven and a half hours talk time when on 2G network and seven and a quarter hours when on 3G network. Standby time is 670 hours for 2G and 600 hours for 3G.The battery can also support 36 hours of music playing.
Nokia Lumina 505 uses a Microsoft Windows Phone 7.8 OS. Its user interface is intuitive and user-friendly. The phone’s main memory is 4GB, which is quite low. There is no Memory Card slot.
Nokia Lumia 505 can support 1000 phonebook entries and store up to 500 SMSs.
This phone fully supports SMS and MMS, email, Push Email and IM.
This phone has a high quality video camera. The video player delivers good quality video at 30 fps.
This phone has MP3 and MP4 music players that can deliver high quality sound. The phone does not have an FM radio.
Nokia Lumia 505 has an excellent 8 megapixel primary camera but no flash. There is no secondary VGA camera available. Picture quality is excellent.
The connectivity options for this phone include:
Nokia Lumia 505 comes with all standard organizer tools such as Calendar, Currency Converter, Calculator, and World Clock, just to mention a few.
Nokia Lumia 505 uses a HTML 5 web browser. There are many applications available such as Nokia Drive, Nokia Maps, Nokia Music, and Nokia Transport.
This phone has both Google Maps as well as GPS.
Nokia Lumia 505 comes with a host of distinctive features such as:
The official price of Nokia Lumia 505 in India is currently unknown.
Although the price of Nokia Lumia 505 is as-yet unknown, it is expected to be quite low, especially considering the absence of features such as a secondary camera, memory card slot and Java support. If its price turns out to be in the sub-10K range, then it definitely is a good buy. If it turns out to be higher than 12K, there will be serious concerns about its low 4GB memory that owners cannot extend due to lack of a memory card slot.