Nokia Lumia 505

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Nokia Lumia 505
Lumia 505.jpg
Manufacturer Nokia
Series Lumia
Compatible networks

2.5G GSM/GPRS/EDGE – 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

3G UMTS/DC-HSPA+ – 850, 1900 MHz
First released January 2013
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Form factor Bar
Dimensions 118.1 mm (4.65 in) H
61.2 mm (2.41 in) W
11.3 mm (0.44 in) D
Weight 131 g (4.6 oz)
Operating system Windows Phone 7.8
CPU 800 MHz single core Qualcomm S1 MSM7227A
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 200
Memory 256 MB RAM
Storage 4 GB internal flash and 7 GB free in SkyDrive
Battery Integrated 1300 mAh Li-poly battery
Data inputs Multi-touch capacitive touchscreen and proximity sensor
Display 3.7 in (94 mm) WVGA AMOLED, 800 x 480 pixels at 252 ppi, 15:9 aspect ratio, Color depth 16 bit, 65k colors, 60 Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass
Rear camera 8 MP, Wide angle, f/2.8, 34 mm True 16:9 optics,
480p VGA video capture @ 30 fps
Connectivity
Other Talk time: Up to 7.3 hours
Standby time: Up to 300 hours (approx. 12.5 days)
Website Nokia Lumia 505

The Nokia Lumia 505 is a budget smartphone developed by Nokia that runs Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.8 operating system. It was announced in December 2012, as a Telcel-exclusive device and became available in early January 2013 in Mexico.[1][2][3] In late January 2013 it was announced the Lumia 505 would also become available in Colombia, Chile and Peru on Claro Americas.[4] It is currently exclusive to the Latin American market and has not been announced or released for any other markets.

Primary features[edit]

The primary features of the Lumia 505 are:[5]

Relationship to the Lumia 510[edit]

The Lumia 505 is a market-exclusive sister device to the globally released Lumia 510 and shares a number of specifications with the Lumia 510, including utilizing the same 800 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and having only 256 MB of RAM and 4 GB internal flash memory. The Lumia 505 however has a slightly differing design with a smaller 3.7 inch AMOLED screen (versus a 4.4 inch LCD screen on the Lumia 510), shorter battery life of 7.2 hours (versus 8.3 hours), and higher resolution 8 megapixel camera (versus 5 megapixel camera).[6][7] The Lumia 505 is also available in a different set of colors from the Lumia 510 with the Lumia 505 being available in Magenta, Black and Red and the Lumia 510 being available in Black, White, Red, Cyan, & Yellow.[5][7]

Availability[edit]

The phone was originally released for sale exclusively through Telcel in Mexico in the beginning of 2013 as a carrier exclusive for MXN $3,499 without a contract.[1][8][9] In late January 2013, it was announced that the phone would also become available in Colombia, Chile and Peru on Claro Americas becoming market exclusive to Latin America.[4][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rubino, Daniel (December 14, 2012). "Nokia makes the budget conscious Lumia 505 Windows Phone official". Mobile Nations. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Lutz, Zachary (December 15, 2012). "Nokia Lumia 505 gets official for Telcel in Mexico". Engadget.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Nokia Lumia 505 is now official, pricing remains unknown". GSMarena.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Edmonds, Rich (January 22, 2013). "Hello, Latin America! Nokia to launch Lumia 505 in Colombia, Chile and Peru". Mobile Nations. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Lumia 505 Specifications" (in Spanish). Nokia. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Rubino, Daniel (December 10, 2012). "Nokia’s unannounced Lumia 505 gets real. Launching with Win Phone 7.8 on Telcel soon.". Mobile Nations. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Lumia 510 Specifications". Nokia. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  8. ^ Alvarez, Edgar (December 5, 2012). "Low-end Nokia Lumia 505 gets outed, coming as an exclusive to Mexico". Engadget.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "Nokia Lumia 505 to land in Peru, Chile and Colombia". GSMarena.com. January 24, 2013. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  10. ^ Bobleanta, Vlad (January 23, 2013). "Nokia’s cheap Lumia 505 makes its way to Colombia, Chile, and Peru. Not exclusive to Mexico after all". Unwiredview.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014.