Nokia Asha 500 Specs & Price

Nokia Asha 500 is the entry member of the next generation Asha smartphones running the Asha Software Platform. It features a modest 2.8-inch display, 2 megapixels camera, and GPRS/EDGE Internet, but with a impressive 35 days standby battery life. Nokia Asha 500 comes with an updated version of the Asha Software Platform, which amongst other new features adds support for the the popular WhatsApp Messenger .

Low Cost Phone for Social

The Nokia Asha 500 is a great low cost phone for keeping in touch. It comes ready for Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and other social apps like Foursquare. The FastLane homescreen gives you fast access to all your updates and activities, making it easy to switch between apps.

The latest update to the Nokia Asha Platform (version 1.1.1) offers counters to FastLane, you now see howmany new updates or messages are awaiting you in apps like Facebook and Twitter. Nokia Asha 500 comes with the Nokia Asha Browser that compresses your data traffic and saves you money on browsing.

Pricing and Availability

Nokia Asha 500 is now available in Nigeria. You can buy the phone at leading online stores and Nokia stores near you. Nokia Asha 500 Price in Nigeria ranges from N12,000 to N16,000 depending on your location in the country.

Nokia Asha 500 Specs:

A brief specs of the Nokia Asha 500:

Weight: 101g

Dimensions: 100.3 x 58.1 x 12.8 mm

Colours: Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White, Black

SIM Type: Micro-SIM

Display: 2.8-inch Capacitive Touch Display with Multitouch (240 x 320 pixels, 142ppi)

Nokia Glance screen, Screen double tap

Camera: 2MP Camera with QVGA Video (240 x 320 pixels)

Dual-SIM with Easy-Swap (Dual-SIM Variant)

Platform: Nokia Asha Software Platform 1.1.1

Multi-tasking (FastLane)

Swipe Motion Gestures


Storage: 4GB memory card included supports up to 32GB memory card

Nokia Slam: Share music, photos, videos without pairing

Navigation: Nokia Nearby with Wi-Fi & Cellular Positioning

3.5mm audio jack

GSM dual-band (850, 1900MHz or 900, 1800 MHz)

GPRS/EDGE Internet up to 236.8kbps

Nokia Xpress Browser: Super-Fast with Data Compression

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Video Streaming

Stereo FM Radio with RDS

Java MIDP 2.1

Social Apps: Facebook, Twitter, Sina Weibo, WhatsApp, LINE, WeChat, eBuddy


email/push email/IM

Music player (MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV)

Video player (AVC, Mpeg4, WMV, 3GPP)

Bluetooth 3.0

Photo editor

WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML browser

Battery capacity: 1200 mAh

Standby: 840 hours

Talktime: 14 hours

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