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HTC Desire 500 priced at Rs. 20,499 in India

By Ritij Khurana on Tuesday 8th of Oct 2013

HTC, a premium smartphone maker, has launched many new devices this year. One of them was the HTC Desire 500. Now, this smartphone has been launched officially in India.

Quick review: key features of HTC Desire 500:

  • Build: The HTC Desire 500 is 131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm dimensions and it weighs approximately 123 grams.
  • Display: This smartphone comes with a capacitive TFT touch display of 4.3 inches with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.
  • Processor: This device has been powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad core processor of 1.2 Giga Hertz.
  • Operating System: The HTC Desire 500 works on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean version with HTC Sense 5.
  • Memory: This smartphone has a RAM of 1 GB and an internal storage of 4 GB. It also features expandable storage capacity of 64 GB by using a micro SD card.
  • Camera: This gadget has been equipped with a primary camera of 8 mega pixels with LED flash, auto focus and BSI sensor. It enables you to record 720p videos. It also carries a secondary front facing shooter of 1.6 mega pixels with BSI sensor.
  • Connectivity Features: The HTC Desire 500 smartphone offers a wide range of connectivity features such as Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, DLNA, micro USB, GPRS, EDGE, NFC, GPS and 3G.
  • Other Features: It is a dual SIM smartphone that supports GSM SIMs only. It also comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and Beats audio support. It is available in blue and black color variants.
  • Battery: This smartphone runs on a Li-polymer battery of 1800 mAh which provides standby time of 401 hours and talk time of about 17 hours.

HTC Desire 500 price and availibility in India:

This phone is available on online retail store flipkart for Rs. 21,490. It is expected to decrease very soon.

Our take on Desire 500:

The HTC Desire 500 is a pretty good smartphone and might offer tough competition in the Indian smartphone market. However, its battery and price may disappoint some.


HTC Desire 500 Quick Specs

OS Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5
Touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Display Resolution 480 x 800 pixels
Display 4.3" TFT Primary Camera 8 MP
Dimensions 131.8 mm x 66.9 mm x 9.9 mm, 87.3 cc Weight 123 g

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