HTC launched a new phone in its Desire series - the HTC Desire 500 for Rs 24,290 today. The mid-range model features a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, HTC Blinkfeed and Video Highlights.
“The Desire 500 is perfect for people who are always-on-the-go, it enables powerful multitasking and live-streaming of important and interesting information, and it boasts an excellent camera and that bring your important moments to life.”
- An 8MP camera combines with the dedicated HTC Image Chip processor to take pictures
- A 1.6MP front-facing camera
This feature allows you to take stills and videos from one event or days’ shooting and compiles them into a 30-second reel, set to music according to one of five themes.
The HTC Desire 500 brings HTC’s acclaimed BlinkFeed to the Desire range. Transforming the home screen into a customisable stream of live information, HTC BlinkFeed is displayed on a 4.3inch display and aggregates social streams and news.
Processor and memory
Sporting a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, the HTC Desire 500 offers high-speed multitasking, super-fast web browsing and graphic-intense gaming on the move. With 4GB onboard memory and support for microSD cards of up to 64GB, you need never run out of space for the photos, videos, apps and games that matter most.
The new HTC Desire 500 will be available with major retailers at MOP of Rs. 21,490, and MRP of Rs 24,290 across India market. The HTC Desire 500 will also be available with dual SIM support and NFC in select markets.
HTC Desire 500 detailed Specs
SIM CARD TYPE
Total storage : 4 GB, available capacity varies
RAM : 1 GB
Expansion card slot supports microSD™ memory card for up to 64GB additional storage (card not included)
2G/ 2.5G - GSM/GPRS/EDGE:
3G/ 3.5G - UMTS/ HSPA:
900/2100 MHz with HSDPA up to 7.2 Mbps
Ambient light sensor
8 MP camera with auto focus, LED flash
BSI sensor, Sensor size 1/3.2"
Dedicated HTC ImageChip
F2.0 aperture and 28 mm lens
Smart Flash: Five levels of flash automatically set by distance to subject
Front Camera: 1.6 MP with BSI sensor
720p video recording
Gallery with Video Highlights and HTC Share
Continuous shooting and VideoPic
Slow motion video recording with variable speed playback
Removable rechargeable Li-polymer battery
Capacity : 1800 mAh
Talk time :
Up to 12.1 hours for 3G
Standby time :
Up to 435 hours for 3G
Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
DC output: 5 V and 1 A