• Nokia 500
        53.8mm
      • Nokia 500
        111.3mm
        14.1mm
      • Main camera sensor: 5 MP
      • Display size: 3.2''
      • Maximum 3G talk time: 5h
      • Maximum 3G standby time: 455h
      • Maximum music playback time: 35h
      • Maximum music playback time: 41h
      • Maximum video playback time: 5.3h
  • Design1

    • Dimensions
      • Length: 111.3 mm
      • Width: 53.8 mm
      • Thickness: 14.1 mm
      • Weight: 93 g
    • Display and User Interface
      • Display size: 3.2 ''
      • Screen height: 640 pixels
      • Display resolution: nHD (640 x 360) 
      • Screen width: 360 pixels
      • Display features: Tactile feedback, Orientation sensor, Low power mode
      • Display colors: TrueColor (24-bit/16M) 
      • Display technology: TFT 
      • 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 
      • Dedicated hardware key: Call Creation Key, Call Termination Key, Menu Key, Volume Keys, Lock Switch
    • Form factor
      • 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 
      • Local connectivity: Micro USB, USB Mass Storage, Nokia AV 3.5mm, USB 2.0 High-Speed, USB, Nokia microUSB Cable CA-101, Bluetooth Stereo Audio, Bluetooth, Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR, MTP (Multimedia Transfer Protocol)
      • 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 
      • Wi-Fi security modes: WPA, WEP, WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Enterprise, WPA-Personal
      • WLAN support: WEP, WPA, WPA2 (AES/TKIP), 802.11b/g
      • 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 capacity: 1110 mAh
      • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
      • Removable battery: Yes 
      • Maximum GSM standby time: 500 h
      • Maximum standby time: 27 days
      • Maximum 2G talk time: 7 h
      • Maximum 3G standby time: 455 h
      • Maximum 3G talk time: 5 h
      • Maximum music playback time: 35 h
      • Maximum music playback time: 41 h
      • Maximum video playback time: 8.7 h
      • Maximum video playback time: 5.3 h
      • Power management: USB Charging, 2.0mm Charger Connector
      • Maximum video recording time: 1.5 h
      • Wireless charging: No 
    • CPU
      • CPU Count: Single 
      • Hardware CPU type: ARM 11 
      • Hardware CPU clock rate: 1000 MHz
    • Memory
      • RAM: 256 MB 
      • Mass memory: 2 GB 
      • SDRAM memory: 256 MB
      • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
      • Maximum memory card size: 32 GB 
  • Software and applications

    • Productivity features
      • 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
      • Document formats supported: PDF, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
      • Sync type: Remote SyncML synchronisation, Intellisync, Local SyncML synchronisation, Exchange ActiveSync
    • Other Applications
      • Game features: Touch UI, Java games
      • Graphics format: JPEG, OTA, JPEG 2000, BMP, 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, Mail for Exchange, OMA E-mail Notification v1.0, Nokia Messaging 3.1
      • Email protocol: SMTP, IMAP4, POP3
      • Email features: Email attachments, OMA email notifications, Multiple email accounts, Text-to-speech message reader
      • Messaging: SMS, MMS+SMIL, IM
      • 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
      • Document format: PDF, Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Zip
    • Call management
      • Call management features: 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 
      • Supports amount of 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: OSS Browser 
      • Video sharing: Video sharing to social network and internet, Facebook
      • Browser feature: XHTML over TCP/IP, XML, CSS, Javascript 1.8, WAP 2.0, HTML over TCP/IP, HTML 4.1
      • Flash lite feature: Flash Video 
  • Navigation

  • Photography

    • Main camera
      • Main camera sensor: 5 MP 
      • Camera resolution: 2560 x 1920 pixels
      • Camera resolution height: 1944 pixels
      • Camera resolution width: 2592 pixels
      • Main 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: 100 cm
      • Camera minimum focus range: 50 cm
      • Camera image format: JPEG/Exif 
      • Flash type: No Flash 
    • Main camera features
      • Camera feature: Still Image Editor, Full Screen Viewfinder, Self Timer, Full Focus, Geotagging
    • 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
      • Audio features: Music player, Loudness, Stereo Widening, Audio Streaming, Audio Equalizer, Handsfree Speaker, Bluetooth Stereo, Audio Recorder, FM Radio, Stereo FM RDS Radio
    • Music format
      • Codecs: MP3, AAC LC
      • Audio format: WAV, AAC, MP3, WMA, AU, MIDI, WVE, AMR-WB, HE AAC V1, HE AAC V2, Mobile XMF, True tones, RealAudio 8, SP-MIDI, AMR
    • 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 resolution height: 480 pixels
      • Camera video resolution width: 640 pixels
      • Camera video frame rate: 15 fps
      • Camera video zoom: 2 x
      • Video playback frame rate: 15 fps
      • Local video playback: 15 frames per second
      • 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 feature: Video recorder, Video Streaming, Video editor, Video sharing, Video player
      • 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
      • Recycling: 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 1110 mAh, 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 and standby 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.