HTC Desire 500

Posted:
Jul 23, 2013
Status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 1, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

217 PPI

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

59.76 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8225Q

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5

GPU:

Adreno 203

RAM:

1GB

Internal storage:

4GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.1.2), HTC Sense UI

Battery

Capacity:

1800 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

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 6.2 oz (176 g)

Colors:

Black

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

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

Cons

  • Thick body (0.39 inches)

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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