Design and Specifications
Nokia Lumia 505 is an entry level Windows phone modeled after the successful Nokia Lumia 510. The phone sports a bold 3.7" AMOLED capacitive touch screen with display resolution of 480*800 and pixel density of 252 ppi. The phone runs Windows 7.8 OS just like the Lumia 510 and is powered by an 800 MHz processor with 256 MB RAM. The phone comes in multiple attractive colors such as Pink, Red and Black and is housed in a handy package with dimensions of 118.1 x 61.2 x 11.3 mm and weighs only 131 grams.
Camera and Multimedia
The phone sports a whopping 8 MP camera, which is a big bonus for the phone in its price range. The camera comes with no additional features as such but expect auto focus facility and geo tagging to be available. The camera can also take VGA resolution videos at 30 fps. The phone, typical of most Nokia phones will be well suited for multimedia needs with Nokia OVI music availability as well as support for MP3, WAV, eAAC+ and WMA formats. In terms of video experience, the phone provides support for MP4, H.264, H.263 and WMV.
Connectivity and Features
Nokia Lumia 505 runs on quad band 2G and dual band 3G networks. The phone offers internet connectivity via GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wifi networks. The phone can also act as a Wifi hotspot for other devices to access the internet. For users, the phone offers connectivity options such as Bluetooth 2.1 and micro USB 2.0 to share data with other devices.
Battery and Storage
The phone provides a healthy talk time of 7 hours and 30 minutes in both 2G and 3G mainly due to its 1300 mAh battery. Users have access to 4 GB of internal memory for their personal storage needs. Microsoft provides an additional 7 GB of storage space via SkyDrive for storing your favorite photographs, video and other data in the cloud. There is no micro SD card slot to expand the provided memory.