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Nokia 3500 classic

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This thin and light bar-style GSM phone brings a new level of technology to Nokia's mass-market phones. Standout features include a 2 megapixel camera, memory card slot, stereo Bluetooth, music player, and a standard 2.5mm headset jack. Other features include Flash Lite 2.0, stereo FM radio, and an email client.

This phone is not currently available from any major U.S. carrier. It is compatible with some U.S. networks, and may be available from third-party dealers or smaller, regional carriers.


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GSM 850 / 1800 / 1900
GSM (2G)
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
Americas version (Euro-Asia version has GSM 900 instead of 850)
Weight 2.86 oz   (81 g)
Dimensions 4.21" x 1.77" x 0.52"   (107 x 45 x 13.2 mm)
Battery Talk: ?
Standby: 300 hours max.   (12.5 days)
820 mAh LiIon, Removable
or up to 860 mAh (carrier-dependent)
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 128 x 160 pixels
1.8"   diagonal
Colors: 262,144 (18-bit)
OS / Platform (proprietary)
Processor ?
Memory 8.5 MB internal storage
Phone Book Capacity 2000
SIM card size Traditional / Mini (2FF)

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Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
GPS / Location -
Ruggedized -
Water-Resistant -
Adjustable Text Size -
Hearing Aid Compatible -
Multiple Languages Yes
TTY/TDD (Digital) -
External Display -
Ringer Profiles Yes
Vibrate Yes
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HFP, HSP, DUN, FTP, OPP, A2DP, AVRC, PAN, SAP
version 2.0+EDR
Infrared (IR) -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot -
PC Sync Yes
USB Connector: Mini-USB
supports mass storage mode
Wi-Fi -
Picture ID -
Ringer ID -
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones supports music and video
Real-Music Ringers Supported Formats: MP3, WB-AMR (True Tones)
Data & Network
Data Tethering -
External Antenna Jack -
Flight Mode -
High-Speed Data Technology: EDGE
class 10
WAP / Web Browser WAP 2.0, xHTML, HTML
Key Lock Switch -
Predictive Text Entry Technology: T9
Side Keys volume keys
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen -
Hard Drive -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
up to 2 GB
Email Client Protocols Supported: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
via included Java application / supports attachments
EMS / Picture Messaging -
Instant Messaging Yes
MMS version 1.2 / up to 300 KB each / SMIL
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes
Text Messaging Templates Yes
FM Radio Stereo: Yes
FM Transmitter -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) -
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, AAC+ eAAC+, WMA
Stereo Speakers -
Photo & Video
Camera Resolution: 2+ megapixel
Front-Facing Camera -
Live TV -
Miracast -
PictBridge -
TV Output -
Video Capture Resolution: QCIF (176 x 144)
15 fps
Fast Charging -
Wireless Charging -
Games Yes
Java (J2ME) Version: MIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1
supported JSRs: 75, 82, 120, 135, 172, 177, 184, 185, 205, 226
Call Screening -
HD Voice -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) Nokia AV connector
Push-To-Talk Some versions only
Type: PoC
Speaker Phone Yes


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