HTC Desire 500 is going to be launched in…


In the recent days HTC has become somewhat dull due to the losses the company had seen the second and third quarters of this year. But now the company is again working seriously to regain its position in the smart market. The company received a huge success with its HTC One. This company also announced its Desire 500 for the UK markets in the past and now the company has is going to release it officially.

desire 500

The specifications given to this Desire 500 are:

  • 4.3 inch display.
  • 800*480 pixels resolution.
  • 217ppi pixel density.
  • 1.2 GHz quad core qualcomm snapdragon 200 processor chip.
  • 1 GB of RAM.
  • 4 GB internal storage.
  • Micro SD card slot (supports upto 64 GB) for memory expansion.
  • 8 mega pixel rear camera with LED flash.
  • 1.6 mega pixel front facing camera.
  • 1800 mAh capacity battery.

This device runs on the Google’s Android 4.1.2 Jelly bean operating system. This may seem a little bit older version but we can expect that this device will soon receive the Android 4.3 or 4.4 update. This device also comes with the HTC sense User Interface and with BlinkFeed home screen reader which is found on high end models of  HTC. The rear side camera of this device is supported by the HTC’s ImageChip technology and the front camera is capable of capturing 720p videos. The basic connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and micro USB were given.

The price of this device is fixed as £199.99 for the SIM free version in the Carphone Warehouse store of UK. This device is also available with contracts in which the least contract starts with £15 per month.

Source: Carphone warehouse, android central