• Nokia 500
        53.8mm
      • Nokia 500
        111.3mm
        14.1mm
      • Display size: 3.2''
      • Maximum music playback time: 41h
      • Internet browser capabilities: S60 OSS Browser
      • Dual SIM: No
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  • Essentials1

    • Size & weight
      • Height: 111.3 mm
      • Width: 53.8 mm
      • Thickness: 14.1 mm
      • Weight: 94 g
    • Operating System
      • Software release: Symbian Anna 
    • Processor
      • CPU name: ARM11 
      • Number of cores: Single core 
      • Clock rate: 1000 MHz
    • Display
      • Display size: 3.2 ''
      • Display resolution: nHD (640 x 360) 
      • Display features: Tactile feedback, Orientation sensor, Low power mode
      • Display technology: LCD Transmissive 
      • Touch screen technology: Capacitive Multipoint-Touch 
    • Memory
      • Mass memory2: 2 GB
      • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
    • Keys and Input Methods
      • User Input: Touch 
      • Keypad type: Touch screen, On-screen alphanumeric
      • Operating keys: Power key, Menu key, Volume keys, Lock key, Call key, End key
    • Sensors
      • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Magnetometer
    • Battery3
      • Battery capacity: 1110 mAh
      • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
      • Maximum music playback time: 41 h
      • Maximum video playback time: 8.7 h
  • Connectivity

    • Connectivity basics
      • SIM card type: Mini SIM 
      • Dual SIM: No 
      • AV connectors: 3.5 mm Nokia AV Connector 
      • Charging connectors: 2.0 mm Charging Connector, Micro-USB
      • System connectors: Micro-USB-B 
      • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR 
      • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g 
    • Cellular connectivity4
      • GSM network: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
      • GSM max data speed DL: EGPRS 296.0 kbps 
      • GSM max data speed UL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
  • Camera

    • Main camera
      • Main camera focus type: Full focus technology (EDoF) 
      • Camera digital zoom: 4 x
      • ZEISS optics: No 
      • Main camera f-number/aperture: f/2.4 
      • Camera focal length: 37 mm
      • Camera minimum focus range: 50 cm
    • Video recording
      • Camera video frame rate: 15 fps
      • Camera video zoom: 2 x
      • Video recording features: Video zoom 
      • Video recording formats: MP4/H.264, MP4/MPEG-4
  • Video and Audio

    • Audio
      • Audio recording codecs: AMR-NB 
      • DRM support: OMA DRM 2 video, OMA DRM 1, Windows Media DRM10, OMA DRM 2
      • Audio recording file formats: AMR 
      • Audio recording features: Mono 
      • Radio features: Stereo FM radio, FM Radio, FM RDS radio
    • Video playback
      • Video playback frame rate: 15 fps
      • Video playback codecs: H.263, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4, RealVideo, Sorenson Spark, VP6, Windows video
      • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Streaming from video services and internet, Flash video streaming
    • Music apps
      • Music apps: Nokia Music 
  • Device security

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

    • Environment
      • Materials: Free of PVC, Free of nickel on the product surface
      • Packaging: Made of renewable materials, Containing up to 60% recycled materials, Packaging is 100 % recyclable
      • Energy efficiency: Automatic screen brightness adjustment, Energy efficient charger, Power Save mode, Unplug charger reminder
      • Eco content and services: Available at Nokia Store, Contains preinstalled eco content
      • User guide: Green tips page, Black and white printing
  • Accessibility

    • Accessibility features
      • Hearing: BT neckloop compatible 
      • Vision: Screen reader compatible 
  • Other services and features5

    • Tools and productivity
      • Personal information management features: Digital clock, Recorder, Calculator, Clock, Active Notes, Calendar, Converter, Fixed dialling number, Notes, Alarm clock, Reminders, Analogue clock, Phonebook, To-do list, Alarm clock with ringtones
      • Sync type: Remote SyncML synchronisation, Intellisync, Local SyncML synchronisation, Exchange ActiveSync
    • Call management
      • Call management features: Voice commands, Call waiting, Call forwarding, Call logs: dialled, received and missed, Integrated hands-free speakers, Speed dial, Voice dial, Call barring
      • Supported amount of phonebooks: 1 
      • Supports amount of contacts: Unlimited 
      • Ringtones: Video Ringtones 
    • Other Applications
      • Game features: Touch UI, Java games
    • Email
      • Email features: Email attachments, OMA email notifications, Multiple email accounts, Text-to-speech message reader
    • Messaging features
      • Messaging features: Instant messaging, Text messaging, Unified MMS/SMS editor, Multimedia messaging, Conversational chat style SMS, Unified inbox for SMS and MMS, Text-to-speech message reader
    • Browser
      • Internet browser capabilities: S60 OSS Browser 
  • What’s in the box

    • Contents
      • Sales Package: Nokia 500, Nokia High-Efficiency Charger AC-8 (or Nokia Fast Charger AC-15, depending on country), Nokia Battery BL-4U, Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-101D (China and India only), Nokia Stereo Headset WH-102, Quick Guide, User Guide and Product information leaflet, 2 additional battery covers
  • 1The availability of particular products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Microsoft dealer for further details. The specifications are subject to change without notice.

    2Memory available for users may be less than indicated due to preloaded operating system and applications

    3Talk, 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.

    4Actual data speeds will vary. Check with your network operator for details.

    5Some 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.