HTC has unveiled their latest Mid-Range smartphone, the HTC Desire 500 few weeks back and is already in markets of Taiwan although the international launch date is still not public. However, it is expected to arrive in the third quarter of the year. This phone possess a mixture of special and ordinary features such as having only 4GB internal memory and 1GB of RAM which is quite common among smartphones these days. If you think 4GB of built-in storage is just fine then the low pixel density is there to tackle you. Read more of this smartphone hardware specifications ahead.
HTC Desire 500 Specs, Review and launch date
HTC Desire 500 Hardware Specifications
Performance: Quad-core 1.2 GHz (Cortex A5) and 1GB RAM
Having a powerful processor is a must for any smartphone today and the Desire 500 clearly indicated that HTC has not compromised with the performance at any level. It has a Cortex A5 Quad-Core CPU clocked at 1.2GHz on the Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon 200 chipset. Moreover, to provide better gaming and media playback experience you have the PowerVR SGX544 GPU.
It has 1 GB of RAM which might be comparatively nothing special but with that powerful CPU, you’ll hardly miss any RAM.
The Show: Stylish and Premium
The best thing I liked about this phone is its premium and stylish design and especially the placement of speaker, camera and buttons. Its eye catching design adds to its value. It is 9.9mm thick and weighs only 123g.
The Experience: TFT capacitive touchscreen, 4.3″ – WVGA
HTC experts in user experience so you’ll surely enjoy the time spent with the Desire 500. The screen has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels which might appear to be low and the pixel density of 217ppi is also quite low.
The Camera: 8 MP (Rear) and 1.6MP (front)
Primary Camera: Camera is another essential feature that people want at its best in their smartphone. So, if you are on to buying a smartphone with giving more priority to Camera then HTC Desire 500 is just for you, it has an 8 Mega Pixel rear camera that captures all the awesome (and not so awesome moments) at 3264 x 2448 pixels size with auto focus. Additional features are LED flash, geo-tagging and face & smile detection.
Secondary Camera: The 1.9MP secondary camera can be used for almost anything you think of from video conferencing to setting your hair in a mirror less room.
Storage: 4GB of Internal Memory, up to 64 GB expandable
The HTC desire 500 has 4 GB of internal storage which is quite cool and in case you want more and more storage then you can go with a microSD card. The storage capacity of Desire 500 is upgradable to 64 GB.
Battery: Li-Ion 1800mAh battery
With Desire 500′s powerful 1800mAh battery you get to spend more time with your smartphone.
PRICE: Rs. 23,500 ~ ($350) [EXPECTED]
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