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Network Technology GSM / HSPA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
Speed HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
GPRS Class 33
EDGE Class 33
Launch Announced 2011, August
Status Available. Released 2011, September
Body Dimensions 111.3 x 53.8 x 14.1 mm, 73 cc (4.38 x 2.12 x 0.56 in)
Weight 93 g (3.28 oz)
Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 3.2 inches (~47.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 360 x 640 pixels (~229 ppi pixel density)
Platform OS Symbian Anna OS, upgradeable to Nokia Belle OS
CPU 1 GHz ARM 11
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 2 GB, 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
Camera Primary 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels, check quality
Features Geo-tagging
Video 480p@15fps
Secondary No
Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth v2.1, A2DP, EDR
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio Stereo FM radio
USB microUSB v2.0
Features Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash Lite
Java Yes, MIDP 2.1
 - Exchangeable battery covers with multiple home screens (2 included in the retail box)
- MP4/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/еAAC+/WMA player
- Photo editor
- Organizer
- Voice command/dial
- Predictive text input
Battery   Li-Ion 1110 mAh battery (BL-4U)
Stand-by Up to 500 h (2G) / Up to 455 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 7 h (2G) / Up to 5 h (3G)
Music play Up to 35 h
Misc Colors Black/White with covers in Black, Azure Blue, Coral Red, Purple, Khaki, Orange, Green, Pink, Silver
SAR US 1.47 W/kg (head)     1.38 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 1.18 W/kg (head)    
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Tests Camera Photo
Loudspeaker Voice 73dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -90.1dB / Crosstalk -91.2dB

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Nokia 500 - user opinions and reviews

  • anonymous

Using this phone from past 3 years... It's very comfortable to hold and use it with one hand. Has a low quality camera when compared to other phones with 5mp cam. Hangs too much, but huh, even if you throw it on the ground it will work agai...

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  • 2015-04-14 21:06
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  • Anonymous

been using this smartphone for 4years now, it's build quality is good but not that great, easy to handle, tough like 3310 even if you drop it a thousand times its still working. The back easily scratch, the software is good i suggest u upgrade to nok...

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  • 2015-04-12 02:03
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  • joy

It always eat my load, I can't send texts and most of the time I can't received texts also. I've already change my simcard but it still happen. Can someone here help me?

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