Nokia Asha 500 - Detailed specifications

  • Maximum music playback time:
    46 h
  • Radio features:
    Stereo FM radio, FM Radio
  • Expandable memory card type:
  • Essentials

    • Operating System
    • Size & weight
      • Height: 100.3 mm
      • Width: 58.1 mm
      • Thickness: 12.8 mm
      • Weight: 101 g
    • Display
      • Display size: 2.8 ''
      • Display resolution: QVGA (320 x 240) 
      • Display technology: LCD Transflective 
      • Pixel density: 142 ppi
      • Display features: Tactile feedback, Low power mode
      • Touch screen technology: Capacitive Multipoint-Touch 
    • Memory
      • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
      • User data storage: Memory card 
    • Battery1
      • Battery capacity: 1200 mAh
      • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
      • Maximum music playback time: 46 h
      • Maximum Wi-Fi network browsing time: 18 h
      • Maximum video playback time: 9.5 h
    • 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: No 
      • 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 
      • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 
    • Cellular connectivity2
      • GSM network: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
      • GSM max data speed DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
      • GSM max data speed UL: GPRS 42.8 kbps 
  • Camera

    • Main camera
      • Main camera focus type: Fixed focus 
      • Camera digital zoom: 4 x
      • Sensor size: 1/5 inch 
      • Main camera f-number/aperture: f/2.8 
      • Camera focal length: 35 mm
      • Camera minimum focus range: 50 cm
    • Video recording
      • Camera video frame rate: 13 fps
      • Camera video zoom: 4 x
      • Video recording features: Video zoom 
  • Video and Audio

    • Audio
      • Audio recording file formats: AMR 
      • Audio recording codecs: AMR-NB 
      • Audio recording features: Mono 
      • Radio features: Stereo FM radio, FM Radio
    • Video playback
      • Video playback frame rate: 25 fps
      • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Streaming from video services and internet, Progressive video download, Download and Play
    • Music apps
      • Music apps: Nokia Music 
  • Device security

    • Device security
      • General Security features: Firmware update, Device lock, PIN code
      • Wi-Fi security modes: WPA, WEP, EAP-AKA, WPA2-Personal, EAP-SIM
  • 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, Minimized package, Packaging is 100 % recyclable, Virgin wood fibres up to 100% certified
      • Energy efficiency: Energy efficient charger, Unplug charger reminder
      • Eco content and services: Available at Nokia Store 
      • User guide: One colour printing 
  • Accessibility

    • Accessibility features
      • Hearing: Vibrating alerts 
      • Vision: Vibrating alerts 
      • Physical skills: Automatic answer, Speakerphone
  • Other services and features3

    • Tools and productivity
      • Personal information management features: Digital clock, Recorder, Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Fixed dialling number, Notes, Alarm clock, Phonebook, Social networks in Phonebook
      • Device management: OMA Device Management v1.2 
    • Call management
      • Call management features: Call waiting, Call history, Call forwarding, Fixed dialling number, Integrated hands-free speakers, Voice dial, Voice mail, Call barring
      • 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, Always up to date, Conversational view on email
    • Messaging features
      • Messaging features: Instant messaging, Audio 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 browser capabilities: Nokia Xpress Browser 
    • Social apps
      • Social apps: Facebook, Twitter, WeChat, LINE, Sina Weibo, WhatsApp
  • What's in the box

    • Contents
      • Nokia Asha 501
      • Nokia Charger AC-11
      • Nokia Battery BL-4U 1200 mAh
      • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108
      • Nokia 4 GB microSD Card

The 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.

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.

3Some 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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