HTC Desire 500 Price

Market Status: Available in India

Updated on:Jun 28, 2016

Release Date: Sep 30, 2013 (Official)

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Key Features

  • Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Performance



  • Display


  • Camera



  • Battery


  • 4 GB + 64 GB Expandable
  • Available
  • FM Radio
  • Dual SIM
  • Lightweight (123 g)
  • Slim (9 mm thickness)

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Buy For

  • Blinkfeed UI
  • Powerful configuration
  • Great looks
  • Good connectivity options

Beware Of

  • Plastic body

Mid segment HTC Smartphone

Display

HTC Desire 500 sports a 4.3 inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 800 x 420 pixels. Though the screen lacks a certain vividness and colour vibrancy, it fits in the palm very well and is apt for performing one hand operations.

Processor and OS

This smartphone relies on a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 200 Quad Core processor with a 1GB RAM to enable rapid and smooth switching between simultaneous tasks. Dealing with platform dependency, this device will run on Android Jelly Bean OS.

Camera and Storage

This handset features a 8.0MP autofocus BSI rear camera and a 1.6MP front camera. The rear camera supports 720p video recording. From storage point of view, this device is packed up with a 4GB internal memory which can further be expanded upto 64GB using an external micro SD card.

Connectivity and Battery

The connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, MicroUSB, Bluetooth etc. From battery point of view, HTC Desire 500 will be backed up with a Li-Ion 1,800mAh battery.

Verdict

HTC is storming the mobile market with a flood of devices. This device coming from the Desire series is brilliant in its configuration and will achieve a high degree of appreciation from the customers. Loaded with the premium end feature such as Blink Feed service and Beats Audio this device will eventually add another feather in the cap of Desire series. Be it a music lover, an application lover or a regular user, this device will surely fulfill all your expectations. Rumoured to be a mid segment smartphone, this device will certainly pull the younger customers.

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HTC Desire 500 Specifications

General

Launch Date September 30, 2013 (Official)
Brand HTC
Model Desire 500
Operating System Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Custom UI
HTC Sense 5 UI
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Micro
Network 3G: Available, 2G: Available

Design

Size Compare
Dimensions 131.8 (H) x 66.9 (W) x 9.9 (T) mm
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9.9 mm
Average in group
8.2 mm
Best in this group
4.7 mm
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Weight 123 grams
Very Good
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123 grams
Average in group
150 grams
Best in this group
107 grams
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Colours

Display

Average
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51%
Average in group
77%
Best in this group
93%
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Screen Size
4.3 inches
Screen Resolution
480 x 800 pixels
Pixel Density
217 ppi
Poor
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217 ppi
Average in group
386 ppi
Best in this group
534 ppi
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Display Type
TFT
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Performance

Below Average
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37%
Average in group
71%
Best in this group
97%
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Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8225Q
Processor
Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A5
Poor
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Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A5, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon 200
Average in group
Octa core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: Mediatek MT6753
Best in this group
Dual core, 2.15 GHz, Kryo + Dual core, 1.59 GHz Kryo, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
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Graphics
Adreno 203
RAM
1 GB
Good
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1 GB
Average in group
2 GB
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4 GB
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Storage

Good
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70%
Average in group
96%
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99%
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Internal Memory
4 GB
Below Average
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4 GB
Average in group
16 GB
Best in this group
128 GB
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Expandable Memory
Up to 64 GB

Camera

Very Good
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71%
Average in group
81%
Best in this group
98%
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Main Camera

Resolution
8 MP
Good
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8 MP
Average in group
13 MP
Best in this group
21 MP
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Sensor
Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Aperture
2.0 F
Flash
LED Flash
Image Resolution 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Camera Features
Digital Zoom
Video Recording
1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera

Resolution
1.6 MP
Below Average
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1.6 MP
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5 MP
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16 MP
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Battery

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43%
Average in group
67%
Best in this group
98%
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Capacity
1800 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Talktime
Up to 12.10 Hours(3G) / Up to 17.80 Hours(2G)
Standby Time
Up to 435 Hours(3G) / Up to 401 Hours(2G)

Network & Connectivity

SIM Size SIM1: Micro
Network Support
3G, 2G
SIM 1
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 900 MHz

3G Speed:
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑

GPRS:
Available

EDGE:
Available

SIM 2
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
v4.0
GPS
with A-GPS
USB Connectivity
USB Host, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia

FM Radio
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Special Features

Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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8 Expert Reviews for HTC Desire 500

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  • HTC Desire 500 review: Here To Charm
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    01 Oct 2013 | gsmarena

    Desire has long been the signature of the company`s tier-2 lineup. With past offerings varying from capable midrangers all the way down to entry level, going for a smartphone bearing the Desire moniker has largely been a hit-or-miss affair. The Desire 500 is HTC`s latest attempt to ride the middle road between features and price, and it is the modern day equivalent of the HTC Desire X released late last year. The other way to look at it is as the...

    Verdict: You may not be able to tell going by the financial reports alone, but HTC has produced plenty of fine hardware in 2013. The company has consistently delivered well-built stylish smartphones with lots of character and the HTC Desire 500 is no exceptio...

  • HTC Desire 500 Review
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    31 Aug 2013 | phonearena

    HTC indicated it wants to go down market with its Android phones, risking to be crowded out of the exploding mid- and entry-level segments otherwise, and phones like the Desire 500 are a good indication of its strategy. The handset sports a youthful, catchy design, with internals that are a mixed bag of midrange to low-end components, all for a decent price. Will the Desire 500 succeed in its market-expansion mission the way it is built? Read on ...

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