Nokia 500 – the first smartphone with 1GHz CPU and Symbian Anna OS
Nokia has announced a new Symbian^3 device called Nokia 500, which will be available in 6 great colors. Also, the new 500 is the first Nokia device powered by a 1GHz processor.
Nokia 500 runs on the Symbian^3 OS version called Anna. The Anna’s OS offer a refreshed UI, a better browser and split-screen messaging. Nokia 500 smartphone comes with the latest version of Nokia Maps app for free drive and walk navigation.
The hardware specification of Nokia 500 devices features a 1 GHz processor, 2GB storage plus maximum 32GB if you use a microSD card. The camera has 5 megapixels, and is capable to record videos at VGA resolution with 15fps. The battery of Nokia 500 has 1110 mAh and offers 5-7 hours talk time, 450+ hours in standby or up to 35 hours of music play.
About connectivity, Nokia 500 offers pentaband radio coverage, 3G data up to HSUPA speeds. There’s also Bluetooth v2.1 and Wi-Fi b/g. The phone measures 111.3 x 53.8 x 14.1mm and weighs 93g – lighter than any other Symbian^3 phone to date.
About colors, all future customers of Nokia 500 will be able to change the back cover with one of the six changeable parts which are available. The colors available for Nokia 500 are: Black/White with covers in Black, Azure Blue, Coral Red, Purple, Khaki, Orange, Green, Pink and Silver.
Short video presention of Nokia 500 smartphone
Official hands-on video of Nokia 500