500 - £90
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Nokia 500
The Nokia 500 is an entry-level smart phone that runs on Nokia's Symbian operating system. It is robust, easy to use and designed primarily to make phone calls and send texts.
This phone has a 3.2 inch touchscreen that displays in 229PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The 500 has a 5MP camera and can record video in up to 480p. This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 1GHz single core processor and 0.3GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 15 out of 100.
The 500 has an estimated battery life of around 7 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1110mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The 500 comes with 2GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage.
The Nokia 500 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit) and it has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.
The Nokia 500 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps.
The Nokia 500 is a refreshingly simple phone that does the basic functions of making calls and sending texts very well. Beyond that it offers enough additional functionality to make it a reasonably good compromise between performance and cost.