Nokia Lumia 505

Nokia Lumia 505

Nokia Lumia 505 Features

  • Classic Lumia design with a slightly raised display
  • 3.7 inch AMOLED display with ClearBlack technology & resizable home screen tiles
  • 8MP camera (no autofocus, Carl Zeiss lens, nor LED flash)
  • No dedicated camera for video calls
  • SMS/MMS/Email/Push Email & IM messaging (threaded view messaging support)
  • Microsoft Exchange mail support
  • Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Windows Live, MSN & WhatsApp integration
  • Microsoft Office document viewer (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Unlimited phonebook entries (with multiple field view, picture and ring ID)
  • Essential apps; Google Maps, memo, calculator, currency converter, calendar and world clock
  • Nokia productivity apps; Nokia Transport, Nokia Music, Nokia Drive and Nokia Maps
  • Built-in GPS
  • Stereo MP3 player and FM radio
  • Customizable MP3 ringtones
  • GPRS/EDGE/3G/Wi-Fi internet connectivity
  • Preinstalled Internet Explorer browser with excellent HTML5 support
  • Bluetooth v2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) & Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 7.8 operating system
  • Single core ARM Cortex-A5 processor
  • Adreno graphics processor
  • 256MB RAM
  • 4GB internal memory (no external memory card support)
  • Free 7GB premium cloud storage with SkyDrive
  • Device available in red, black, white or pink colors

Technical specifications

  • Announced December 2012 released January 2013
  • Dimensions: 118.1 x 61.2 x 11.3mm
  • Weight: 131g
  • Screen size: 3.7 inches
  • Screen resolution: 480 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density: 252ppi
  • Screen type: AMOLED capacitive touchscreen capable of displaying up to 65,000 colors
  • Automatic display rotation
  • Proximity and ambient light sensors
  • Multitouch gestures such as pinch to zoom supported
  • Protective Corning Gorilla Glass display coating
  • GPRS/EDGE/3G/Wi-Fi internet connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Up to 236.8kbps download speeds on 2G networks
  • Up to 7.2Mbps download, 5.76Mbps upload speeds on 3G networks
  • Internet Explorer web browser (with HTML5 but no Adobe Flash support)
  • SMS/MMS/Email/Push Email & IM messaging
  • SNS integration
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint document viewer)
  • 8MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels camera with geotagging, touch focus, white balance & Panorama  (no autofocus, Lumia lenses, LED flash or Carl Zeiss optics)
  • Up to 640 x 480 pixels VGA video recording at 30fps
  • No secondary camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • MP3/WMA/MP4/WMV/RealVideo/eAAC+ media player
  • YouTube player with video uploading
  • Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • Free music streaming with Nokia Music or internet radio
  • microUSB v2.0 connectivity with mass storage and USB charging
  • Bluetooth v2.1 with Advanced Audio Distribution Profile(A2DP) & Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 7.8 OS
  • 800Mhz ARM Cortex-A5 processor
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM8255 chipset
  • Adreno 200 graphics processing unit
  • 256MB RAM
  • 4GB internal memory (about 2.3GB user available)
  • No external memory card slot
  • 7GB free cloud storage with SkyDrive
  • 1300mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Up to 27 days 22 hours of stand-by time on 2G, up to 25 days on 3G
  • Up to 7 hours 30min of talk time on 2G, up to 7 hours 15min on 3G
  • Up to 1 day 12 hours of music play

Nokia Lumia 505 Price

The price range for this phone is Ksh. 13, 000/=  


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