3264 x 2448 pixels, Autofocus, 1/3.2' sensor size, 1.4µm pi x el size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Expandable up to 64 GB (MicroSD)
1 GB RAM, Dropbox (25 GB storage)
MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, FLAC
DivX, XviD, MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Lithium-ion 1800 mAh
Up to 12 h 6 min (3G)
Stand By Time
Up to 435 h (3G)
131.8 mm x 66.9 mm x 9.9 mm, 87.3 cc
Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass
Active noise cancellation (dedicated mic), Beats Audio sound enhancement
HTML5, Social Network Service Integration
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HTC Desire 500 features
SIM: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM)
SIM or Subscriber Identity Module is used to identify and authenticate a device over a network. They also come with small storage space allowing you to store small number of Contacts and messages. Micro SIM is smaller than Mini SIM. Dimensions: 15 mm by 12 mm.
Android is an Open Source Mobile Operating System by Google for touchscreen devices. Each OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer, e.g.: Samsung, LG, HTC) can use Android for free and tweak it for their device. There are more than 8 versions till date, latest one being Android Kit-Kat. This phones runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
Processor: Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5
Multiple Cores help you multi-task better. Each core come with an Independent CPU. Also, multi core processors use power more efficiently and play an important role in increasing battery life.
Graphics: Adreno 203
GPU or Graphics Processing Units are dedicated processors assigned with a task of rendering computer graphics. Faster GPUs give better graphics experience while playing games or doing graphic intensive tasks.
Display type: TFT
TFT[Thin Film Transistor] is a liquid crystal display technology and is good in terms of response and image quality. However this display consumes a lot of power and is expensive. This display is generally considered below average compared to the displays available in market.
Pixel density: 217 PPI (Pixels Per Inch)
Pixel density (PPI) gives you the number of pixels per inch of diagnol size. For good clarity (at 100% zoom), minimum acceptable PPI is around 300. Anything lower than 225 is considered below average.
The 3rd Generation of wireless network technology is well know for its fast data transfer rates. It provide download speeds of several megabits/second, allowing you to stream videos and browse the internet faster. The network is quite widespread in India, especially in major cities.
A-GPS or Assisted GPS use an assistive server (over the data network or Wi-Fi) to decrease the startup time of a traditional GPS device. Traditional GPS device take around 30 to 40 seconds to detect the location.
Camera flash: LED
LED flash uses LED light as a flash source to capture photographs in low light conditions. They consume low power as compared to traditional xenon flash and are suitable for phones.
Video Recording: 720p
720p is a high definition standard for recording video. It lets you record HD videos at a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels. The standard is quite common now.
Video Recording: 30 Frames per second (fps)
FPS or Frames per second refer to the rate at which videos are recorded. A high FPS rating will allow you to record fast moving subjects properly.
Front Camera: 1.6 MP
Also knows as secondary camera. It is used for making Video Calls, allowing you to look at the screen while doing so. They are usually of lower resolution than the primary camera.
Camera feature: Autofocus
Autofocus camera allows you to focus a particular area (distance) and blur everything except the subject. Some phones offer touch to focus, helping you focus at the subject just by touching the area you want to focus.
External Memory: Expandable up to 64 GB (MicroSD)
MicroSD card slot allows you to expand the device storage space with the use of flash based MicroSD cards.