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HTC Desire 500

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HTC Desire 500

Launch

Announced 2013, August
Status Available. Released 2013, September

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G HSDPA 900 / 2100
Speed HSPA 7.2/5.76 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes

Body

Dimensions 131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm, 87.3 cc (5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight 123 g (4.34 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches (~59.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (~217 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes

Platform

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon S4 Play
CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5
GPU Adreno 203

Memory

Card Slot microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM

Camera

Primary 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash,
Features 1/3.2" sensor size, 1.4┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, face/smile detection
Video 720p@30fps,
Secondary 1.6 MP

Sound

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Voice 60dB / Noise 62dB / Ring 75dB
3.5mm Jack Yes

Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, DLNA
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host

Features

Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
Java No

Battery

Battery Removable Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 435 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 12 h 6 min (3G)

Misc

Colors Black, Silver
SAR US 0.50 W/kg (head)     0.72 W/kg (body)    
Price group 4/10 (About 180 EUR)