Compare: Asha 500 Dual SIM – Lumia 525

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Key facts

Overview

Available Colors

Size

Display

Maximum battery usage time

  • Asha 500 Dual SIM 14 h - Maximum talk time (2G)
    22 days - Maximum standby time with dual SIM
  • Lumia 525 340 h - Maximum standby time (2G)
    14 days - Maximum standby time
    16.9 h - Maximum talk time (2G)
    340 h - Maximum standby time (3G)
    10.6 h - Maximum talk time (3G)

Design

Display resolution

Display technology

Display features

  • Asha 500 Dual SIM
    • Brightness control
    • Tactile feedback
    • Low power mode
    • Nokia Glance screen
  • Lumia 525
    • Brightness control
    • Orientation sensor
    • Lumia Color profile

Touch screen technology

Hardware

Software platform & User Interface

Photography

Main camera focus type

Main camera - other features

  • Asha 500 Dual SIM
    • Landscape orientation
    • Auto and manual white balance
    • Still image editor
    • Full screen viewfinder
  • Lumia 525
    • Touch focus
    • Landscape orientation
    • Auto and manual exposure
    • Auto and manual white balance
    • Active toolbar
    • Full screen viewfinder
    • Geotagging
    • Automatic photo upload to web services
    • Full resolution photo and video upload

Video

Internet

Internet browser capabilities

Communications

Social apps

Email features

  • Asha 500 Dual SIM
    • Email attachments
    • Multiple email accounts
    • Always up to date
    • HTML emails
    • Viewing of email attachments
  • Lumia 525
    • Viewing and editing of email attachments
    • Email attachments
    • Always up to date
    • Inbox filtering
    • Text-to-speech message reader
    • Conversational view on email

Photo sharing

  • Asha 500 Dual SIM
    • Facebook
    • Send as email attachment
    • Share over Bluetooth
    • Photo sharing with Slam
  • Lumia 525
    • Facebook
    • Send as email attachment
    • Share over Bluetooth
    • Flickr
    • Picasa
    • PhotoBeamer

Video sharing

  • Asha 500 Dual SIM
    • Video sharing to social network and internet
    • Video sharing with Slam
  • Lumia 525
    • Video sharing to social network and internet
    • Facebook
    • Flickr
    • Picasa
    • YouTube

Location sharing

Business features

Business apps

  • Lumia 525
    • Lync (Corporate IM) free download
    • Company Hub for enterprise applications
    • Office apps: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote

Email clients

  • Asha 500 Dual SIM
    • Gmail
    • Mail for Exchange
    • Nokia Mail
    • Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com
    • Yahoo! Mail
  • Lumia 525
    • Gmail
    • Nokia Mail
    • MS Exchange Active Sync
    • Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com
    • Yahoo! Mail

Email protocols

Navigation

Music and audio

Audio features

  • Asha 500 Dual SIM
    • Playlists in Music player
    • Audio Streaming
    • Music Player
    • Album graphics display in Music player
  • Lumia 525
    • Audio Streaming
    • Music Player
    • Media Player
    • Album graphics display in Music player
    • Cloud music offline playback
    • Cloud music playback
    • Podcasts

Radio features

Environment

Packaging

  • Asha 500 Dual SIM
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable
    • Containing up to 75% recycled materials
    • Virgin wood fibres up to 55% certified
  • Lumia 525
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable
    • Containing up to 75% recycled materials
    • Virgin woodfibres up to 40% certified

Materials

  • Asha 500 Dual SIM
    • Free of PVC
    • Free of nickel on the product surface
    • Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
  • Lumia 525
    • Free of PVC
    • Contains recycled metals
    • Free of nickel on the product surface
    • Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List

Recycling

User guide

To see the full specifications for the phones go to their specification pages:

See full specification of Asha 500 Dual SIM

See full specification of Lumia 525

  • The availability of particular products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Nokia dealer for further details. The specifications are subject to change without notice.

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