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HTC Desire 500 overview

HTC Desire 500 - Glossy Black

Manufacturers Product Description

Don't miss a thing with an always-on home screen that updates automatically, a sensitive camera with rapid shutter speed and dual SIM holders for additional mobility. Powered by a quad-core processor for fast browsing speeds.<br /> <br /> <b>Data Streams in a Blink</b><br /><b> HTC BlinkFeed&trade;</b><br /> Keep up on everything from breaking news, sport, social network posts and more. HTC BlinkFeed&trade; updates fresh content from over 1,400 content partners that provide more than 10,000 news feeds per day. Customise your very own HTC BlinkFeed&trade; and stay connected in the blink of an eye.<br /> <br /><b> Multi-Shot Burst Mode Catches Everything</b><br /><b> Rapid Shutter Camera</b><br /> Capture more images and miss less moments with multi-shot burst mode camera. VideoPic setting allows you to get both videos and pictures at the same time. HTC ImageChip provides great shots even with movement and poor lighting conditions.<br /> <br /> <b>Memories that Move</b><br /><b> Automatic Video Highlights</b><br /> Automatically select the highlights of an event and create a 30-second show, no additional software or editing skills required. Choose the music theme and image sequence that you want. Then release your life movie for everyone to enjoy with easy sharing feature.<br /> <br /><b> Blazing Performance Speed</b><br /><b> Quad-Core Processor</b><br /> Enjoy blazing fast browsing speeds, lifelike visual displays and gaming graphics, and amazing multi-tasking performance to stay ahead.

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Input Devices

Input MethodTouchscreen

General Information

Product LineDesire 500
Product NameDesire 500
Manufacturer Website Address
Brand NameHTC
Product TypeSmartphone
ManufacturerHigh Tech Computer Corp
Manufacturer Part Number99HWS021-00

Display and Graphics

Screen TypeLCD
Screen Size10.9 cm (4.3")
Screen Resolution800 x 480

Network and Communication

Contract TypeSIM-free
SIM Size SupportedMicro
Wireless LANYes
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 4.0
GPS ReceiverYes
Multi-SIM SupportedNo
Number of SIM Card Supported1
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850
Near Field CommunicationNo
Wireless LAN StandardIEEE 802.11b/g/n
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS
Cellular Generation3G

Technical Information

Sensor TypeAccelerometer
Phone StyleBar


Standard Memory1 GB
Memory Card SlotYes
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported64 GB
Built-in Memory4 GB
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD

Battery Information

Battery Talk Time12.10 Hour
Battery Standby Time435 Hour

Touchscreen Information

Touchscreen TypeCapacitive
Multi-touch ScreenYes


Rear Camera Resolution8 Megapixel
Front CameraSingle
Built-in FlashYes


Operating SystemAndroid
Operating System VersionAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean


USB StandardUSB 2.0

Physical Characteristics

Weight Approximate123 g
Width66.9 mm
Depth9.9 mm
Height131.8 mm
ColourGlossy Black
Dimensions131.8 mm (H): 66.9 mm (W): 9.9 mm (D)

Processor and Chipset

Chipset ManufacturerQualcomm
Chipset ModelSnapdragon 200


Integrated TV TunerNo


Limited Warranty1 Year

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