Nokia 500 Price, Specs, Photos - To Trump Samsung Corby?

Ah, the students and young-at-hearts will love this for sure:

nokia 500

nokia 500

Featuring 1 Ghz processor, capacitive touchscreen, seamless Facebook and Twitter Integration, Wifi and 3G Connectivity support, a fluid and touch-friendly user interface, refreshed browser, 5 MegaPixel camera, easy to use vertical full QWERTY virtual keyboard and a rather affordable price tag, the ultra-cute and much-anticipated Nokia 500 could very well be Nokia's true answer to teen-favorite Samsung Corby.

nokia 500
Nokia 500 comes with Ovi Maps - replete with drive and walk navigation - that's free for life! You can use it when driving to your fave mall! Or if you want, just for fun, use it when walking to your school!

Ah, I'd love to own this handset. I mean, just look at it. So cute and hip! And let's not forget, it's also a smartphone through and through! Full-powered!

nokia 500

Priced at only 150 Euros or roughly Php 8,000 before taxes and subsidies, Symbian Anna powered Nokia 500 is set to hit store shelves before the end of this quarter; Definitely another phone that will help Nokia retain its market dominance in the Philippines.

And look; the retail package even comes with three changeable covers to match your style:

nokia 500

We have the complete technical specifications:

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name Nokia 500
Type Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen)
Price Category Midrange
Dimensions111.3 x 53.8 x 14.1 mm
Weight 93 g
Available Colors Black/White with covers in Black, Azure Blue, Orange, Green, Pink, Silver, Coral Red, Purple, Khaki
Operating System Symbian Anna
Display 3.2-inch, 360 x 640 pixels, TFT, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Processor 1 GHz
Camera 5 MegaPixels, 2592 х 1944 pixels, fixed focus, no flash
Video Capture VGA 15 frames per second
Audio and Video Playback MP4/H.263/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/еAAC+/WMA player
Ports microUSB 2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP EDR, HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Network 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
Memory 2 GB internal storage, expandable via microSD, supports up to 32GB
Sensors Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity
Battery Li-Ion 1110 mAh (BL-4U)
Uptime Standby of up to 500 hours on 2G Standby of up to 455 hours on 3G Talk time of up to 7 hours on 2G Talk time of up to 5 hours on 3G
Value-Added Features Exchangeable battery covers with multiple home screens (2 included in the retail box), Flash Lite 4.0
Announcement August 2011
Availability Q3 2011
Price 150 Euros

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