Nokia 500

AKA: Nokia Fate

Available at: Mobilicity, Videotron, Wind Mobile

6.3/10 AVG.
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The spotty web browser and the poor camera performance left a bitter taste and we found it hard to describe the UI as fluid or responsive.

- GSMArena team , GSMArena 
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Specs summary

Screen
3.2"

The Nokia 500's screen is 3.2 inches with 640 x 360 pixels resolution.

Processor
1GHz

There is a ARM 11 1 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Symbian Anna operating system (OS).

Camera
5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
Storage
2 GB

Internal memory is 2 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1110mAh

The phone is powered by a 1110 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Nokia's performance ratings are: 21 days standby time, 420 minutes talk time.

Prices (Where to Buy)

Nokia 500 - 2GB - Black Symbian OS GSM Unlocked Touchscreen Phone

from eBay

  • Condition: New
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Contract: No
  • Located in: USA

Nokia 500 (Unlocked, Black)

from Expansys CA

  • Condition: New
  • Availability: Not available
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Nokia 500 Black Unlocked

from Amazon Merchant

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Nokia 500 Black Unlocked

from Amazon Merchant

  • Condition: Used
  • Availability: In Stock
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Reviews (6.3/10 Avg. rating)

Software feels non-optimized and was rushed to the market

from GSMArena (3 years ago)

Nokia 500 left us with mixed feelings. The spotty web browser and the poor camera performance left a bitter taste and we found it hard to describe the UI as fluid or responsive. In fact, more often than not it was downright laggy. We’ve seen this new 1GHz hardware platform do much better elsew... More

A well-built affordable handset with nice soft-touch plastic grip and comfortable to hold shape

from PhoneArena (3 years ago)

The Nokia 500 would reign superior over the entry-level bada handsets of Samsung, for example, and cheap Androids like the Samsung Galaxy Y can only threaten it with the quantity of apps in Android Market, which, however, is a pretty formidable advantage. There is not much else you can buy with simi... More

  7.5/10

Long time Nokia fan, brought it over from Germany because it wasn't available back in 2012 ...

(2 months ago)

...overhere in NA! No1. Wanted it especially for it's tiny size - which turned out to be too small! Even in the largest font zoom setting it`s too small and hard to read! It can toggle between querty and regular keypad modes but in both modes held upright the keys are - again too small unless you... More

  5/10

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