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HTC Desire 500

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HTC Desire 500 details

Buy For
  • Blinkfeed UI
  • Powerful configuration
  • Great looks
  • Good connectivity options
Beware of
  • Plastic body
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.

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.
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Available
  • 4 GB + 64 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Micro
  • USB OTG Support
  • FM Radio
What makes HTC Desire 500 unique?  
  • The lightest HTC phone with Quad-Core processor
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HTC Desire 500 Specifications

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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
Height 131.8 mm Compare Size
Width 66.9 mm
Thickness 9.9 mm
Average
Thickness compared to
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9.9 mm
Average in group
8.8 mm
Best in this group
4.8 mm
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Weight 123 grams
Very Good
Weight compared to
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123 grams
Average in group
153 grams
Best in this group
80 grams
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Colours Black, Silver
Display
Below Average
Display compared to
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34%
Average in group
55%
Best in this group
99%
Group: All Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
4.3 inches (10.92 cm)
Screen Resolution
480 x 800 pixels
Pixel Density
217 ppi
Poor
Pixel Density compared to
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217 ppi
Average in group
294 ppi
Best in this group
801 ppi
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Display Type
TFT
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
59.63 %
Performance
Below Average
Performance compared to
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33%
Average in group
51%
Best in this group
99%
Group: All Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8225Q
Processor
Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A5
Poor
Processor compared to
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This Device
Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A5, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon 200
Average in group
Dual core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: Spreadtrum SC7731G
Best in this group
Dual core, 2.53 GHz, Monsoon + Quad core, 1.42 GHz Mistral, Chipset: Apple A11 Bionic
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Graphics
Adreno 203
RAM
1 GB
Good
RAM compared to
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1 GB
Average in group
2 GB
Best in this group
8 GB
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Storage
Good
Storage compared to
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70%
Average in group
95%
Best in this group
99%
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
4 GB
Below Average
Internal Memory compared to
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4 GB
Average in group
16 GB
Best in this group
256 GB
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Expandable Memory
yes Up to 64 GB
USB OTG Support
yes
Camera
Good
Rear Camera compared to
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68%
Average in group
56%
Best in this group
99%
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 8 MP Primary Camera
Good
Main Camera compared to
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8 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
24 MP
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Sensor Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus yes
Aperture F2.0
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Camera Features Digital Zoom
Video Recording 1280x720 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 1.6 MP Front Camera
Poor
Front Camera compared to
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1.6 MP
Average in group
5 MP
Best in this group
24 MP
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Battery
Good
Battery compared to
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70%
Average in group
76%
Best in this group
99%
Group: All Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
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 yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v4.0
GPS
yes with A-GPS
NFC
yes
USB Connectivity
USB Host, microUSB 2.0
Multimedia
FM Radio
yes
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
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