N97 VS 500

The Nokia 500 has better specifications than the Nokia N97

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Nokia N97 VS Nokia 500

 
N97 500
 
The Nokia N97 and the Nokia 500 are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
0
The N97 is thicker at 15.9mm
2
The 500 is thinner at 14.1mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The N97 has a greater cubic volume of 1610163.1875
2
The 500 has a smaller cubic volume of 1319218.03125
Less Weight
0
The N97 heavier at 150 grams
2
The 500 lighter at 93 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The N97 features a bigger 3.5" display
0
The 500 features a smaller 3.2" display
Pixel Density
0
The N97 has lower pixel density at 210 ppi
2
The 500 has a higher pixel density at 229 ppi
Newer
0
The N97 is older and was released on 11/2008
1
The 500 is newer and was released on 08/2011
Standby Time
0
The N97 can last less around 434 hours
1
The 500 can last more around 500 hours
Talk Time
2
The N97 can last more around 9.5 hours
0
The 500 can last less around 7 hours
Camera
1
The 500 has a 5mp camera
1
The 500 has a 5mp camera
Total Points
5 11
Total Score
31% 69%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Nokia N97 and the Nokia 500 to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Nokia 500 has better specifications than the Nokia N97, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Nokia 500. Note that the N97 has 32 MB internal storage compared to 2 GB internal storage found in the 500 currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Nokia N97 or the Nokia 500

Availability

Announced on
November 2008 August 2011
Available
June 2009 September 2011

Battery

Capacity
1500 mAh 1110 mAh
Standby Time
434 hours 500 hours
Talk Time
10 hours 7 hours
Type
Lithum Ion Lithium Polymer

CPU

Speed
434MHz 1GHz
Type
ARM 11 ARM 11

Camera

Main
5mp (2592x1944) 5mp (2592x1944)
Secondary
640x480 -
Video
VGA VGA

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
2.0 A2DP 2.1 + EDR
EDGE
Class 32, 296 kbps Class 32, 236.8 kbits
GPRS
Class 32, 123 kbps Class 32, 100 kbps
GPS
YES YES
HSCSD
HSDPA 3.6 Mbps HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
USB
microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, DLNA

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
360x640 pixels 360x640 pixels
Size
3.5 inches 3.2 inches
Type
TFT resistive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM / EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 OR CDMA 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100
3G Network
HSDPA 900, 1900, 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO OR HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Alias
- Fate
Form Factor
Slider Slate
Price Range
$150-$300 $75-$150

Memory

Call record
30 days Unlimited
Card Slot
microSD, up to 16GB microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
32 MB 2 GB
Phonebook
Unlimited entries Unlimited entries
Ram
128 MB 256MB

Operating System

Type
Symbian Symbian^3
Version
9.4 Anna

Other Features

Misc Features
TV-out FM Radio RDS, Compass, accelerometer, proximity and ambient ...

Size and Weight

Depth
15.9 mm (0.62 inches) 14.1 mm (0.55 inches)
Height
117.2 mm (4.57 inches) 111.3 mm (4.34 inches)
Weight
150 grams (5.3 ounces) 93 grams (3.3 ounces)
Width
55.3 mm (2.16 inches) 53.8 mm (2.10 inches)