HTC Desire 300

Posted:
Sep 3, 2013
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Dec 1, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

217 ppi

Technology:

LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

60.22 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8; Focal length: 34 mm

Software Features:

Video recording:

800 x 480 pixels

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.19 x 2.61 x 0.40 inches (131.78 x 66.23 x 10.12 mm)

Weight:

4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Colors:

Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5

GPU:

Adreno 203

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.1.2), HTC Sense UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity:

1650 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, User replaceable

Talk time (3G):

11.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

26.0 days (625 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.40 inches)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Too little RAM

Description

The HTC Desire 300 is a mid-range Android device. It comes with a 4.3" display, dual core Snapdragon S4 processor clocked at 1 GHz, 512 MB RAM and 4 GB of built-in storage, microSD card slot for up to 64 GB additional memory and 5 MP main camera plus a VGA front shooter.

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