Nokia 500

price N/A launch Oct, 2011

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 2 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • 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

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • 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

2 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSSymbian Anna, Upgradeable to Belle
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size3.2 inches
Screen Resolution360x640 pixels (~ 229 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1 GHz
RAM256 MB
Memory
Internal Memory2 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity1110 mAh
Battery Standby500 hrs
Battery Talktime7.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight93 gm
Thickness14.1 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Other Camera Features
  • Full Focus
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
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App StoreNokia/Ovi Store
Exchangeable CoversYes
Java Apps SupportYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes
  • Music Recognition
  • WebTV
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brand rating
3.28/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys
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