HTC Desire 500

Posted:
Jul 23, 2013
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 1, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM*

Display

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Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

217 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

59.76 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 28 mm

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)

Front:

1.6 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 inches (131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm)

Weight:

4.34 oz (123 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Colors:

Black

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8225Q

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5

GPU:

Adreno 203

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

4 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.1.2), HTC Sense UI

Battery

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Capacity:

1800 mAh

Talk time:

17.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time:

16.7 days (401 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G):

12.10 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

18.1 days (435 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 16, 2014

FCC ID value:

NM80P3Z111 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.72 W/kg

Body:

1.26 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.33 W/kg

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

HTC Desire 500 Dual

Dual SIM

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.39 inches)
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (217 ppi)

Description

The HTC Desire 500 is an Android mid-ranger. It has a 4.3-inch, 800 x 480 resolution display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 SoC with a quad-core, 1.2GHz CPU, 1GB of RAM, 4GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 8 megapixel BSI rear camera, 1.6 megapixel front shooter, Android Jelly Bean with HTC Sense 5 and BlinkFeed UI.

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