Desire 500 By HTC

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Announced - 2013, August. Released 2013, September

HTC Desire 500 Android smartphone. Announced Aug 2013. Features 4.3″ TFT display, Snapdragon S4 Play chipset, 8 MP primary camera, 1.6 MP front camera, 1800 mAh battery, 4 GB storage, 1000 MB RAM.

Platform

Chipset
Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon S4 Play
CPU
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5
GPU
Adreno 203
Operating System
Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), Sense UI 5

Memory

Card slot
microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal
4GB 1GB RAM

Main Camera

Features
LED flash
Single
8 MP, 1/3.2", 1.4µm, AF

Selfie Camera

Single
1.6 MP
Video

Body

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

Display

Resolution
480 x 800 pixels, 5:3 ratio (~217 ppi density)
Size
4.3 inches, 52.6 cm2 (~59.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Type
TFT

Sound

35mm jack
Yes
Loudspeaker
Yes

Network

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
Technology
GSM / HSPA

Communications

Bluetooth
4.0, A2DP, aptX
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
No
Radio
Stereo FM radio, RDS
USB
microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
WLan
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, DLNA

Features

Sensors
Accelerometer, proximity

Battery

stand-by
Up to 435 h (3G)
Talk time
Up to 12 h 6 min (3G)
Type
Li-Ion 1800 mAh, removable

Miscellaneous

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

Test Details

Audio quality
Noise -88.0dB / Crosstalk -87.9dB
Battery life
Endurance rating 47h
Camera
Photo / Video
Display
Contrast ratio: 1198:1 (nominal) / 2.129:1 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker
Voice 60dB / Noise 62dB / Ring 75dB