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The base model of the latest refresh of the budget Nokia Asha line, the Asha 500 features the same clear-cased Lumia-like form factor with the Asha 502 and 503, with a 2.8-inch QVGA touchscreen display and a 2-megapixel camera. Like most of Nokia's featurephones, it boasts an impressive 34 days of standby battery life.


  • Status: Announced
  • Availability date: Q4 2013
  • Price at launch: $69.00


  • Height: 3.95 inches
  • Width: 2.29 inches
  • Thickness: 0.50 inches
  • Weight: 0.22 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black, White / Black, Green / Black, Red / Black, Yellow / Black, Blue / Black


  • Screen size (diagonal): 2.8 inches
  • Resolution (Y): 320 px
  • Resolution (X): 240 px
  • PPI: 143
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive


  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 236.8 Kbps
  • Max WWAN uplink speed: 42.8 Kbps
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0


  • RAM size: 64 MB


  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: microSD


  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Focus type: Fixed
  • Video resolution: VGA

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: Symbian
  • Skin: Asha
  • Launch OS version: 1.1.1


  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB


Proximity, Accelerometer


  • Capacity: 1200 mAh
  • Removable: Yes


4 GB microSD Card

Bundled accessories

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