Nokia Asha 500

  • Available. Released 2013, December
Nokia Asha 500
  • Nokia Asha software platform 1.1.1, upgradable to v1.4
  • 64 MB RAM
  • 2 MP
  • Removable Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery (BL-4U)

Overview

Launch

  • Announced 2013, October
  • Status Available. Released 2013, December

Network

  • Technology GSM
  • 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • GPRS Up to 42.8 kbps
  • Edge Up to 236.8 kbps

Body

  • Dimensions 100.3 x 58.1 x 12.8 mm, 70.9 cc (3.95 x 2.29 x 0.50 in)
  • Weight 101 g (3.56 oz)
  • SIM Micro-SIM

Display

  • Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors
  • Size 2.8 inches (~41.7% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 240 x 320 pixels (~143 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes, up to 2 fingers

Platform

  • OS Nokia Asha software platform 1.1.1, upgradable to v1.4

Memory

  • Card Slot microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot), 4 GB card included
  • Internal 64 MB RAM

Camera

  • Primary 2 MP
  • Features Panorama
  • Video 320p@13fps
  • Secondary No

Sound

  • Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack Yes

Comms

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v3.0, A2DP
  • GPS No
  • Radio Stereo FM radio
  • USB microUSB v2.0

Features

  • Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, IM
  • Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML
  • Java Yes, MIDP 2.1

Battery

  • Battery Removable Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery (BL-4U)
  • Stand-by Up to 840 h
  • Talk time Up to 14 h

Misc

  • Colors Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and Black
  • SAR US 1.47 W/kg (head)     1.38 W/kg (body)    
  • SAR EU 1.28 W/kg (head)     0.94 W/kg (body)    
  • Price group 2/10 (About 60 EUR)

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