HTC Desire 500 – price, specifications & availability

HTC Desire 500 is an another mid range smartphone from HTC available online just for rs. 21,490. The decice wrapped with a lot of exacting features and comes in a quite elegant look. This HTC Desire 500 is the successor of  one month back launched smartphone HTC Desire 600.

The HTC Desire 500 comes with a powerful 1.2 GHz quad core Snapdragon 200 processor and also support dual SIM. The device features to a a 10.8-cm (4.3-inch) WVGA display. HTC Desire 500 packed with a 8 mega pixel rear camera, a 1.6 mega pixel front camera and a 1,800 mAh battery. Other feature includes 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB of internal storage , expandable via micro-SD card and also support the regular connectivity options. The device runs the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, layered under the HTC Sense 5.0 user interface.

HTC Desire 500
HTC Desire 500

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OS & Processor

The HTC Desire 500 is functional with the latest Android operating system v 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and powered by a powerful quad core Snapdragon 200 processor worked at 1.2GHz speed that help you in enjoying fast browsing speeds,amazing multi-tasking performance, and gaming graphics. In Adding there is also a 1GB of RAM.


This smartphone features to a 4.3 inches capacitive touch screen display which supports a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The HTC Desire 500 looks more attractive due to its curvy edges.Desire 500 powered by a 1800 mAh battery for delivering good battery backup.

Camera & Memory

HTC Desire 5oo loaded with a 8 mega pixels primary camera which support to the features like Auto focus,LED flash light and BSI image sensor. The users can Capture more clear and crispy images and miss less moments due to its multi-shot burst mode camera. It allows you to get both videos and pictures simeltaniously with its VideoPic setting . HTC ImageChip provides great shots even in poor lighting conditions. A 1.6 mega pixels front-facing camera also available for video calling. Comes with 4GB of internal memory expandable up to 64GB via microSD card.

Media & Connectivity

HTC never let down their customers on Media & Connectivity options, similarly other devices the Desire 500 comes with a lot of entertainment features. The handset comes with BlinkFeed that Keep you in touch with everything from breaking news, sports, social and many more and video highlight software enhancements. The Desire 500 comes also support various connectivity and data transfer features.

htc desire 500 - Dual SIM Holders
htc desire 500 – Dual SIM Holders

Price & availability

The HTC Desire 500 has been available on online shopping site Flipkart for Rs 21,490 .

HTC Desire 500 detailed specifications

Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)131.80 x 66.90 x 9.90
Weight (g)123.00
Battery capacity (mAh)1800
support Removable battery
Talk TimeStandby Time 12 hrs (3G)435 hrs (3G)
Screen size (inches)4.30
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Resolution480×800 pixels
Processor1.2GHz  quad-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon200
Internal storage4GB
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)64
Rear camera8-megapixel
Front camera1.6-megapixel
Operating SystemAndroid 4.2
 User InterfaceHTC Sense, HTC BlinkFeed
Navigation Technology A-GPS, with Google Maps
3.5 mm FM
Charging via Micro-USB
 Audio Jack 3.5 mm
2G frequencies supportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900
3G frequencies supported900, 2100
 Sensors Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor
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  1. says

    this mid range device seems to give great competition in the smartphones market due to its some high end specifications such as 8 MP of quality camera,Android 4.2 OS etc…
    great to it..finally the game has begun..:)

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