Nokia Asha 500 targets consumers who need a smartphone in a budget. Asha user interface is resource effective software and is gradually emerging as a good operating system. The device is stylish and keeps you socially active, hence is recommended for youths. However, if camera is your thing, consider Nokia Asha 502 or Asha 503 instead.
Display, Design and UI
Nokia Asha 500 sports a 2.8-Inch capacitive touch screen with 2-point multi touch. The display has a resolution of 240x320 pixels and a density of 143 ppi. It runs on refreshed Nokia Asha software platform 1.1.1 which has been updated to make your more social. The new user interface enables the user to access camera directly with a swipe and share the images socially with a touch. The Fastlane feature lets you personalize the second home screen with your favorite content. Nokia has also loaded the device with Nokia Xpress browser which enables you to browse faster and save data consumption.
Packed in vibrant bold-colored cases, Nokia Asha 500 is further encased in a crystal clear shell which makes the device look more stylish and unique.
Configuration, storage and camera
Nokia Asha 500 has been empowered by a 64MB RAM. The inbuilt storage could be expanded up to 32GB with the help of Micro SD card slot ensuring you don’t run out of space while storing your favorite music and videos.
Photography needs could be fulfilled by 2MP camera studded at the back. Since the camera is fixed focus and lacks flash, it’s good for casual photography only.
Connectivity and battery
On the connectivity front, Nokia Asha 500 features GPRS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, MicroUSB etc. Navigation needs are taken care by Nokia Nearby application which works on cellular and Wi-Fi network positioning technology.
It houses a 1200 mAH BL-4U battery and promises a 35 days of standby time on a single charge.
The worst phone ever..... after I got it it was working properly for 3 months but after that it always hang and always stuck. And the touch is not working properly we must touch very hard .
EXCELLENT MOBILE.GOOD BATTERY.
|Also Known As||Nokia Asha 500 RM-750|
|Operating System||Nokia Asha v|
|SIM Slot(s)||Single SIM, GSM|
|SIM Size||SIM1: Micro|
|Colours||Black, Green, Red, White, Yellow|
|Screen Size||2.8 inches (7.11 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||240 x 320 pixels|
|Pixel Density||143 ppi|
|Touch Screen||Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
|Screen to Body Ratio||41.69 %|
|Expandable Memory||Up to 32 GB|
|Resolution||2 MP Primary Camera|
|Image Resolution||1600 x 1200 Pixels|
|Camera Features||4 x Digital Zoom|
|Video Recording||320x240 @ 15 fps|
|TalkTime||Up to 14 Hours(2G)|
|Standby time||Up to 840 Hours(2G)|
|SIM Size||SIM1: Micro|
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n|
|USB Connectivity||microUSB 2.0|
|FM Radio||Stereo FM|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Video Player||Video Formats: 3GP, H.263, H.264, MPEG4|
|Ring Tone||Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration|
|Music||Music Formats: 3GP, AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, WAV|
|Other Sensors||Proximity sensor, Accelerometer|
|Browser||HTML, WAP 2.0, XHTML|
|Phone Book||Limited, 4000 entries|
|IMAP, POP3, Push e-mail, SMTP|
|Other Facilities||Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer|
3 inches vs 2.8 inches
Higher primary camera resolution:
3.2 MP vs 2 MP
12.1 mm vs 12.8 mm
More SIM card slots:
2 vs 1
89.3 grams vs 101 grams
Lower primary camera resolution:
1.3 MP vs 2 MP
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