Nokia 500

price: N/A|launch: Oct, 2011

quick review summary

  • + Comfortable to hold, and operate with one hand
  • + Bright, high resolution display (though viewing angles are not so great)
  • + Decent web browser (doesn't support flash though)
  • + Good call quality
  • Average camera with no flash
  • Poor video recording
  • Quantity and quality of apps in the Nokia store still lags behind Android and iPhone
  • Symbian Anna still lags behind Android and iOS in terms of UI intuitiveness
  • Laggy performance at times

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OS

  • Smartphone OS: Symbian Anna (Upgradeable to Belle)

Display

  • Touchscreen (Capacitive)
  • Screen Size: 3.2 inches small
  • Screen Resolution: 360x640 pixels (~ 229 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: LCD
  • Sensors: Accelerometer

Processor/RAM

  • Processor: 1 GHz
  • RAM: 256 MB

Memory

  • Internal Memory: 2 GB
  • Expandable Memory Slot

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 1110 mAh
  • Battery Standby: 500 hrs
  • Battery Talktime: 7.00 hrs

Dimensions

  • Weight: 93 gm light
  • Thickness: 14.1 mm thick

Camera

  • Camera: 5.0 MP
  • Other Camera Features: Full Focus

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS
  • Compass

More

  • App Store: Nokia/Ovi Store
  • Exchangeable Covers
  • Java Apps Support
  • FM Radio
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes
  • Music Recognition
  • WebTV
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Brand Value-for-Money Rating

average phonecurry internal rating for other phones launched by this brand
6-month average
3.00/5
Good
12-month average
3.21/5
Good

Brand Perception

brand perception based on brand equity surveys
Very Good

Service Quality Rating

overall service/support rating, taking into account both density of service network, and service quality perception based on user surveys
Good

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