• Nokia 500
        53.8mm
      • Nokia 500
        111.3mm
        14.1mm
      • Primary camera sensor size: 5 MP
      • Display size: 3.2''
      • Maximum 3G talk time: 4.1h
      • Maximum music playback time: 41h
      • Browser: S60 OSS Browser
      • Dual SIM: No
      • Purple
      • Orange
      • Khaki
      • Coral Red
      • black
      • Azure Blue
      • Dark grey
      • White
  • Design1

    • Dimensions
      • Length: 111.3 mm
      • Width: 53.8 mm
      • Thickness: 14.1 mm
      • Weight: 94 g
    • Display and User Interface
      • Display size: 3.2 ''
      • Display resolution: nHD (640 x 360) 
      • Display features: Tactile feedback, Orientation sensor, Low power mode
      • Display colors: TrueColor (24-bit/16M) 
      • Display technology: LCD transmissive 
      • Display height: 77 mm
      • Display width: 43 mm
      • Touch screen technology: Capacitive Multipoint-Touch 
      • Sensors: Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer
    • Keys and Input Methods
      • User Input: Touch 
      • Keypad type: Touch Screen, On-screen alphanumeric
      • Dedicated hardware key: Power Key, Menu Key, Volume Keys, Lock key, Call key, End key
    • Form factor
      • Phone design: Touch 
      • Form factor: Monoblock touch 
  • Hardware

    • Connectivity
      • SIM card type: Mini SIM 
      • Dual SIM: No 
      • Charging connectors: 2.0 mm Charging Connector, Micro-USB
      • AV connectors: 3.5 mm Nokia AV Connector 
      • System connectors: Micro-USB-B 
      • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR 
      • Bluetooth profiles: SIM Access Profile (SAP), Serial Port profile (SPP), Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) 1.0, Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) 1.1
      • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g 
      • WLAN Security: WPA, WEP, WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Enterprise, WPA-Personal
      • NFC: No NFC 
    • Data Network2
      • WCDMA network: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 - 2100 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
      • WCDMA max data speed DL: HSDPA - 14.4 Mbps 
      • WCDMA max data speed UL: HSUPA - 5.76 Mbps 
      • 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 
    • Power Management3
      • Battery: BL-4U 
      • Battery capacity: 1110 mAh
      • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
      • Removable battery: Yes 
      • Maximum standby time: 27 days
      • Maximum 2G talk time: 6.6 h
      • Maximum 3G talk time: 4.1 h
      • Maximum music playback time: 41 h
      • Maximum video playback time: 8.7 h
      • Wireless charging: No 
    • Memory
      • RAM: 256 MB 
      • Mass memory: 2 GB 
      • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
      • Maximum memory card size: 32 GB 
  • Software and applications

    • Productivity features
      • Features (Personal information Management): 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
      • Document formats supported: PDF, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
      • Syncronization: Remote SyncML synchronisation, Intellisync, Local SyncML synchronisation, Exchange ActiveSync
    • Other Applications
      • Game features: Touch UI, Java games
      • Graphics format: JPEG, OTA, JPEG 2000, BMP, SVG, WMF, GIF89a, TIFF, EXIF, PNG, WBMP, GIF87a, MBM
    • Software platform & User Interface
      • Operating system: Symbian OS 
      • Software release: Symbian Anna 
      • Software updates: Firmware Over-the-Air (FOTA), Firmware Over-the-Internet (FOTI)
  • Communications

    • Email and Messaging4
      • Email solution: Nokia Messaging, Gmail, Mail for Exchange, Native Email Client, Nokia Mail, Hotmail
      • Email protocol: SMTP, IMAP4, POP3
      • Email features: Email attachments, OMA email notifications, Multiple email accounts, Text-to-speech message reader
      • 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
    • Call management
      • Features (Call Management): Voice Commands, Call waiting, Call forwarding, Call logs: dialled, received and missed, Conference call, Integrated hands-free speakers, Speed dial, Voice dial, Call barring
      • Supported amount of phonebooks: 1 
      • Contacts: Unlimited 
      • Ringtones: Video Ringtones 
  • Device security

    • Security
      • General Security features: Firmware update, Device lock, PIN code, Device lock passcode
  • Sharing and Internet

    • Browsing and Internet
      • Browser: S60 OSS Browser 
      • Video sharing: Video sharing to social network and internet, Facebook
      • Flash technology: Adobe Flash Lite 4.0 
  • Navigation

  • Photography

    • Main camera
      • Primary camera sensor size: 5 MP 
      • Camera resolution: 2560 x 1920 pixels
      • Camera Focus Type: Full focus technology (EDoF) 
      • Camera digital zoom: 4 x
      • ZEISS optics: No 
      • Camera F number/aperture: f/2.4 
      • Camera focal length: 37 mm
      • Camera minimum focus range: 50 cm
      • Camera image format: JPEG/Exif 
      • Camera Flash Type: No Flash 
    • Main camera features
      • Camera feature: Landscape orientation, Exposure Compensation, Auto and Manual Exposure, Auto and Manual White Balance, Active toolbar, Still Image Editor, Face recognition, Full Screen Viewfinder, Geotagging, Center weighted auto exposure
    • Image capturing
      • Capture modes: Video, Still, Self-timer
      • Scene modes: Landscape, User defined, Automatic, Night
      • Colour tone modes: Sepia, Normal, Vivid
      • White balance modes: Cloudy, Incandescent, Sunny, Fluorescent, Automatic
      • Light sensitivity: Medium, Automatic, High, Low
  • Music and Audio

    • Music
      • Music apps: Nokia Music 
      • DRM support: OMA DRM 2 video, OMA DRM 1, Windows Media DRM10, OMA DRM 2
      • Audio features: Audio Streaming, Music player, Loudness, Album graphics display in Music player, Audio Equalizer
    • Music format
      • Codecs: MP3, AAC LC
      • Audio format: Wav, AAC, MP3, NRT, WMA, AU, MIDI, 3G2, AMR, 3GP, AVI, MF, RM, RV
    • Radio
      • Radio features: Stereo FM Radio, FM Radio, FM RDS radio
    • Voice and audio recording
      • Recording: Voice recorder 
      • Audio recording file formats: AMR 
      • Audio recording codecs: AMR-NB 
      • Audio recording features: Mono 
  • Video

    • Main video camera
      • Camera video resolution: 480p (VGA, 640 x 480) 
      • Camera video frame rate: 15 fps
      • Camera video zoom: 2 x
      • Video playback frame rate: 15 fps
      • Video playback codecs: H.263, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4, RealVideo, Sorenson Spark, VP6, Windows video
      • Video playback file formats: 3G2, 3GP, MP4, WMV, ASF, AVI, Flash video (FLV/SWF), Matroska (MKV), RealVideo (RV/RMVB)
      • Video recording formats: MP4/H.264, MP4/MPEG-4
      • Video scene modes: Night, Automatic, Low light
      • Video white balance modes: Cloudy, Fluorescent, Sunny, Incandescent, Automatic
    • Main video camera features
      • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Streaming from video services and internet, Flash video streaming
      • Video recording features: Video zoom 
      • Video recording colour modes: Black and white, Sepia, Normal, Vivid
  • Environment

    • Environmental features
      • Materials: Free of PVC, Free of nickel on the product surface, Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
      • 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, Nokia Maps: pedestrian navigation
      • Product is recyclable (up to): 100% recoverable as materials and energy 
      • User guide: Green tips page, Small printed guide, full on nokia.com, Black and white printing
      • Packaging: Made of renewable materials, Containing up to 60% recycled materials, Packaging is 100 % recyclable
  • Accessibility

    • Accessibility features
      • Hearing: BT neckloop compatible 
      • Vision: Screen reader compatible 
  • What’s in the box

    • Box
      • 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 Nokia dealer for further details. The specifications are subject to change without notice.

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    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.

    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.

    5Downloading 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 Nokia dealer for further details and availability of language options. These specifications are subject to change without notice.