• Dual SIM:
    Dual Standby SIM 
  • Maximum standby time with dual SIM:
    22 days
  • Maximum music playback time:
    46 h
  • Radio features:
    Stereo FM radio 
  • Maximum talk time (2G):
    14 h
  • Maximum memory card size:
    32 GB 

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  • Essentials

    • Operating System
      • Software release: Nokia Asha software platform 1.4 
    • Size & weight
      • Height: 100.3 mm
      • Width: 58.1 mm
      • Thickness: 12.8 mm
      • Weight: 101.8 g
    • Display
      • Display size: 2.8 ''
      • Display resolution: QVGA (320 x 240) 
      • Display colours: HighColor (18-bit/262k) 
      • Display technology: LCD Transflective 
      • Pixel density: 142 ppi
      • Display features: Tactile feedback 
      • Touch screen technology: Capacitive multipoint-touch 
    • Memory
      • RAM: 64 MB 
      • Maximum memory card size: 32 GB 
      • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
      • User data storage: In device, Memory card, OneDrive cloud storage
    • Battery1
      • Replaceable battery: Yes 
      • Battery capacity: 1200 mAh
      • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
      • Maximum standby time with dual SIM: 22 days
      • Maximum talk time (2G): 14 h
      • Maximum music playback time: 46 h
      • Maximum Wi-Fi network browsing time: 19 h
      • Maximum video playback time: 9.5 h
    • Design
      • Other user interface features: Double-tap to wake, Glance screen, Tactile feedback, Vibrating alerts
    • Keys and Input Methods
      • User Input: Touch 
      • Operating keys: Volume keys, Power/Lock key, Back key
    • Sensors
      • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity sensor
  • Connectivity

    • Connectivity basics
      • SIM card type: Micro SIM 
      • Dual SIM: Dual Standby SIM 
      • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector 
      • Charging connectors: Micro-USB 
      • System connectors: Micro-USB-B 
      • USB: USB 2.0, USB mass storage
      • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 3.0 
      • Bluetooth profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) 1.2, Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) 1.3, Dial-Up Networking Profile (DUN), File Transfer Profile (FTP), Hands-free profile (HFP) 1.5, Headset profile (HSP) 1.1, Object Push profile (OPP) 1.1, Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) 1.0
      • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, WAPI
    • Local sharing
      • Peer-to-peer sharing: BT Slam 
    • Cellular connectivity2
      • GSM network: 900 MHz, 1800 MHz
      • GSM max data speed DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
      • GSM max data speed UL: GPRS 42.8 kbps 
  • Maps and navigation

    • GPS and navigation3
      • Location technologies: Cellular and Wi-Fi network positioning, Cellular network positioning
    • Navigation apps
      • Location and navigation apps: Nokia Nearby 
  • Camera

    • Main camera
      • Main camera: 2.0 MP
      • Main camera focus type: Fixed focus 
      • Camera digital zoom: 4 
      • Camera focal length: 35 mm
      • Camera features: Auto and manual white balance, Full screen viewfinder, Landscape orientation, Still image editor
      • Camera minimum focus range: 50 cm
    • Video recording
      • Main camera video resolution: QVGA (320 x 240) 
      • Camera video frame rate: 13 fps
      • Camera video zoom: 4 
      • Video recording features: Video zoom 
      • Video recording formats: 3GP/H.263 
  • Video and Audio

    • Audio
      • Audio playback file formats: 3G2, 3GP, AAC, AMR, AVI, M4A, MIDI, MP3, MP4
      • Audio playback codecs: AAC LC, AAC LTP, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HE-AACv2, MIDI, MP3
      • Audio playback features: Album graphics display in Music player, Audio Streaming, Music Player, Playlists in Music player
      • Audio recording file formats: AMR 
      • Audio recording codecs: AAC LC, AMR-NB
      • Audio recording features: Mono, Voice recorder
      • Radio features: Stereo FM radio 
    • Video playback
      • Video playback frame rate: 25 fps
      • Video playback codecs: H.263, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4
      • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Streaming from video services and internet, Progressive video download, Download and Play
    • Music apps
      • Music apps: MixRadio 
  • Other services and features4

    • Tools and productivity
      • Personal information management features: Digital clock, Recorder, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, Alarm clock, Reminders, Phonebook, Alarm clock with ringtones, Social networks in Phonebook
    • Call management
      • Call types: Audio call, Conference call, VoIP call
      • Call management features: Call waiting, Call history, Call forwarding, Fixed dialling number, Integrated hands-free speakers, Voice mail, Call barring, Call logs
      • Supported amount of phonebooks: 1 
      • Supports amount of contacts: 4000 
      • Ringtones: Downloadable ringtones, MP3 ringtones, 32-polyphonic ringtones
      • VoIP codecs: iLBC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, G.711, G.726, G.729, GSM EFR, GSM FR
    • Other Applications
      • Game features: Java games 
    • Email
      • Email features: Email attachments, Multiple email accounts, Always up to date, HTML emails, Viewing of email attachments
    • Messaging features
      • Messaging features: Instant messaging, Text messaging, Unified MMS/SMS editor, Automatic resizing of images for MMS, Multimedia messaging, Push notifications for IM, Conversational chat style SMS, Unified inbox for SMS and MMS, Concatenated SMS for long messages
    • Browser
      • Internet browsers: Nokia Xpress Browser 
    • Social apps
      • Social apps: Facebook, Twitter, WeChat, LINE, WhatsApp
  • Device security

    • Device security
      • General security features: Firmware update, Device lock, PIN code, Device lock passcode
      • Wi-Fi security modes: WPA, WEP, EAP-AKA, WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA2-Personal, EAP-SIM
  • Environmental features

    • Environment
      • Materials: Free of PVC, Free of nickel on the product surface, Free of BFR
      • Packaging: Made of renewable materials, Minimized package, Packaging is 100 % recyclable, Containing up to 75% recycled materials, Virgin wood fibres up to 55% certified
      • Energy efficiency: Energy efficient charger, Unplug charger reminder
      • Product recycling: 100% recoverable as materials and energy 
      • Eco content and services: Available at Nokia Store 
      • User guide: One colour printing 
  • Accessibility

    • Accessibility features
      • Hearing: Vibrating alerts 
      • Vision: Vibrating alerts 
      • Physical skills: Speakerphone 
  • What's in the box

    • Contents
      • Nokia Asha 500 Dual SIM
      • High Efficiency Charger AC-20N
      • Nokia Battery BL-4U 1200 mAh
      • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108
      • User Guide

The availability of particular products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Microsoft dealer for further details. Microsoft account, Wi-Fi or data network connection and additional fees or subscriptions are required for some features. Apps are available from Windows Store. The specifications are subject to change without notice.

1Talk, standby and playback times are estimates only. Actual times are affected by, for example, network conditions, device settings, features being used, battery condition, and temperature.

2Actual data speeds will vary. Check with your network operator for details.

3Downloading of maps over-the-air may involve transferring large amounts of data. Your service provider may charge for the data transmission. The availability of products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Microsoft dealer for further details and availability of language options. These specifications are subject to change without notice.

4Some services may be available only via downloading or dependent on the market. Only devices that offer compatible multimedia message or email features can receive and display multimedia messages. Content appearance may vary. Some images and ring tones can not be forwarded.

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