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Pros and Cons of Nokia 500 Cellphone

Pros and Cons of Nokia 500 Cellphone

While the mobile operating systems other areas to move to dual core, new Symbian Anna is a new step number 1 GHz clock speed. It was already the fastest in its class. Indeed Nokia 500 Cellphone can perform the functions of Anna better than its predecessor.


11.13 x 5.38 x 1.41 cm, Weight: 93 grams

Talk about size, the Nokia 500 Cellphone has a longitudinal dimension. So the width is very comfortable in hand. The dominance of plastic material makes it look like a cheap phone. Fortunate use of plastic thick enough. Still feels solid impression. Glass screen using a glossy black frame so get ready to always clean the fingerprints.

Rear casing made of Plastic Dof and is slightly curved making it quite gripping, so no need to worry about apart from the hands.

Bundled with 3 free additional rear casing allows users to change phones display if bored come. That is the color Blue, Red and Black.


Nokia 500 Screen

TFT capacitive touch screen, 16M colors; Size 360 x 640 pixels, 3.2 inches (~ 229 ppi pixel density)

Screen resolution sufficient to meet needs. Because the light is fairly bright backlight. Brightness Color and lighting can spoil the eye. It can help users to display a picture or video taken with the phone.

Unfortunately outdoors less convenient to use because you have to set the maximum brightness to be more visible.

OS and Interface

Nokia 500 Interface

OS: Symbian Anna; CPU: 1 GHz ARM 11 processor; Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate

Nokia claims the 500 will get Symbian Belle OS, but it will happen at the end of the year. So for a while the user will be presented with Symbian Anna OS. By using processor 1GHz Nokia feels quite comfortable to use.

Anna owned by 500 does not add a few changes that make Symbian better than its predecessor. Nokia just change the appearance of the text input, but even that is still not quite comfortable to use because the keys are very small display. There was also a change in the browser, although changes in browsing speed are still the same.

Home screen on Symbian Anna consists of three panels. You can to fill with widgets as you wish. But you still cannot have more than three.


5 MP, 2592? 1944 pixels, Geo-tagging, Video VGA @ 15fps.

Absence of camera features autofocus downgrade Nokia 500. Moreover, the lack of LED flash lights. Available only capture some shortcuts and switching button for camcorder and digital zoom settings.

Some settings can be accessed via the menu option. It poses ISO brightness settings, white balance, color tone and Exposure. There’s also face detection and geotagging features, it allows you to record the location of a photo taken with the help of the built-in GPS.

In addition to can also take photos to record video. Unfortunately the results do not support the ability sized High Definition recording. The video quality is also disappointing and lacking in detail, and high compression levels are low size video we vote very disappointing.

Results Camera

The images do look great on the phone screen. Because in addition to the width of the screen is also bright. But unfortunately there is visible noise here and there, especially when taking photos in a state that the room is dark.

And internet connection

HSDPA, GPRS, EDGE, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR, microUSB

Fortunately the Nokia 500 has a maximum broadband connection today. His ability is quite good for browsing. Both use the HSDPA network or when using Wi fi.
Not only is it more connection capabilities also can function perfectly well and


Music player, Video player, Photo editor, Video Editor

For features music player, Symbian never had trouble. Especially this time Nokia pack with a more impressive.
It poses sorting automatically start from the artist, album genre, and the option to create playlists directly on the phone and customization. Supports multiple types of formats make it difficult for you not include the song in his memory, let alone supported with equalizer presets and effects are quite complete.

Unfortunately this feature is not lagging video player with better quality. Because even been able to play the type of file formats DivX, XviD and MP4, but is still not able to play a larger file size of HD or 720p resolution. because it is only able to play limited.

Social App

Facebook, twitter, Ovi Store

Nokia 500 comes with social networking integration via Social apps App. With Social app you can support the most popular networks like Facebook and Twitter.

On the Facebook offers a broad selection with easy to use, with an optimal use of the touch interface you can post status updates easier especially when attaching a photo or video that can direct you to take. As well as adding geo-tagging.
in addition there is also a Twitter There’s a button that allows you to shorten the link and you can attach photos and videos to tweets.

To add more applications you can download and install from Ovi Store by entering Ovi account.

Ovi Maps

GPS Receiver, Ovi Maps

Nokia 500 comes with a built-in GPS receiver, so that they can organize and GPS satellite lock on your current location. Even when Ovi Maps is run, the duration of two minutes, then the location you are able in the know.

Powered by Ovi Maps, which is able to provide free navigation, you do not have to worry about being sucked pulse when using them. Since before using it you will get the option to run Online or Offline. Moreover, supported by voice guidance are available in more than 70 countries and more than 40 different languages, even with traffic information.

3:06 With Ovi Maps you get three different view modes including satellite and terrain maps. But they have an internet connection. For regular mode you can use 2D and 3D views are also on hand and can be used with maps preloaded. Starting with v3.06 can download maps directly from the phone.

Excess Nokia 500
Symbian Anna OS
Connections qualified
Video and Photo Editor
Clear Display

Excess Nokia 500
The results are less good camera
Video Player does not support HD

Although using a fast processor, when compared to other phones still tasted the same as the previous nokia phones. The results are less than perfect camera especially when taking the room is dark. Not only was the video player also played vital support for HD-quality video. Nokia got lucky Ovi Maps has a remarkable ability in terms of maps and navigation.

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