Summary: Following on from Rafe's introductory look, on video , at the Nokia 500, the cheapest Symbian smartphone of the modern era, I look in more detail and its form, function and performance. It's worlds away from flagships like the N8, but does it still have a place on today's phone market? And if you pick one up as a backup smartphone or for a family member, what compromises will you/they hit?
Summary: In this quick look video review, we kick off our review coverage of the Nokia 500. The video covers the key hardware and design features and also includes a look at the in-box content, plus a demonstration of the device's exchangeable back covers. At €150, the Nokia 500 is the cheapest ever Symbian smartphone (when comparing launch prices).
Summary: Nokia 500 the first 1GHz Symbian Anna so naturally one can can expect a much better multimedia experience. 720p video playback and recording should be possible, along with a better web browsing experience. The Nokia 500 will also has a feature where the user can exchange back covers and the good news is Nokia provides two back covers with the phone.
Pros: Cheap but capable handset with pleasant design, Hardwired DivX/Xvid video playback
Cons: Video capture with 15fps only, No camera flash
Excerpt: When I asked Nokia Connects for a review unit of the Nokia 500, I was not to expecting so much from the device. I was merely looking forward to see if it is a worthy entry-level smart phone device. In the recent past, I had tried out the Nokia E6 , a much more premium product, and found it a competent smartphone.
Excerpt: The Nokia 500, being the first Nokia phone to boast a 1 GHz processor, promises super fast operations. Is this good enough or are there other tricks this phone has to cement its place among the Nokia greats? Keep reading to find out.
Excerpt: Several days ago I tried to compare the upcoming Nokia 500 with the HTC Wildfire S , and it came out that in many aspects Nokia’s entry-level smartphone is even better than HTC’s mid-range device. Now I want to compare the Nokia 500 with the Samsung Galaxy Ace, and I have personal interest in this comparison, since I’m an owner of a Galaxy Ace. So, let’s see which phone is better – the Nokia 500 or the Samsung Galaxy Ace.
Summary: El aspecto que presenta a primera vista el nuevo Nokia Asha 500 es de lo más atractivo. La sencillez de un móvil tipo barra, o candybar , que se presenta con una apariencia muy compacta y con un toque de color. No obstante, los que más llama la atención en el diseño del Nokia Asha 500 es la cobertura de plástico translúcido que hace que dé la impresión de que el teléfono está protegido con una especie de carcasa impermeable.
Pros: Su diseño., Sólo cuesta 70 euros., Llega a las 14 horas de autonomía en uso., Dispone de un buen perfil de conexiones.