The Nokia 500 is a budget Symbian phone and has a bar form factor. With a TFT powered capacitive touchscreen of 3.2 inches, it has a maximum resolution of 360x640 pixels. The Nokia 500 weighs about 90 grams and is powered by a 1 GHz ARM11 processor with 256MB of RAM and runs on Nokia's Symbian Belle Operating System.
Camera and Multimedia
The 500 packs a 5 Megapixel camera which can deliver photos up to 2592x1944 pixels. Video recording is possible at QVGA resolution and comes with features like Geo-tagging. There is no secondary front facing camera and the supported Audio formats are MP3, WAV, eAAC and WMA and MP4, H.264 and DivX, XviD, MP4 and WMV video formats. The 500 comes with 2 exchangeable battery covers in the box.
Connectivity and Features
The Nokia 500 supports quad band networks on both 2G and 3G and supports maximum speeds of up to 14.4 Mbps on HSDPA and up to 5.76 Mbps on HSUPA. The 500 comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a micro USB 2.0 connector slot. Quick office document viewer and Adobe Reader are preinstalled.
Battery and Memory
It packs an 1100mAh Li-Ion battery and has a standby time of up to 500 hours and talk time of up to 7 hours on a 2G network. It has 2GB of internal storage with an expandable storage of up to 32GB on micro SD.
Pros - Easy to carry.very good camera and recording is quite goood too.Touch screen is pretty cool.Smart Enoght to be socialize.
Cons - Screen size is pretty small comapring with other smartphones.Sometime it gets shuts down automatically.loudspeaker is not up to the mark.
Pros - Good camera and recording. Enough of internal memory if you r not a movie buff. With updated Belle OS the graphics have got cooler. Touch screen is quite responsive. good to socialize.
Cons - Screen size small. gets shut down automatically and hangs often. lacks one touch external camera button for clicking photos
Overall a good buy at the price of around 10k
Pros - Compact phone with very good screen clarity comparing with the same range phones
Cons - screen size is small
this phone is really good at this price range, but the phone should have belle OS otherwise it is not worth.
Pros - camera and adobe reader is good
Cons - it is getting shutdown automatically and it is big problem
other than shutting down everything is ok
Pros - enough memory, good camera, nokia map is quite impressive, battery is good,budget smart phone
Cons - frequent restarting, lack of apps, preinstalled facebook is annoying, lack of led flash light