HTC Desire 500 (2013) review
The HTC Desire 500 (D500) smartphone released in 2013. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.
The HTC Desire 500 runs on Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery. It features a 4.3 inches TFT display with 480 x 800 px resolution. A thin-film-transistor (TFT) LCD display is a variant of a liquid-crystal display (LCD).
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HTC Desire 500 (D500) specifications
- Desire 500
- 123 g
- 131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm
- SIM type
- Micro SIM
The HTC Desire 500 runs on Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but the Desire 500's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.
- Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q
- Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5
- Adreno 203
Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 4.3 inches TFT capacitive touch screen with 480 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.
- 4.3 inches
- 480 x 800 px
The smartphone's memory (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.
- 1 GB
- Internal storage
- 4 GB
- External storage
The camera of the HTC Desire 500 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.
- Front camera
- 1.6 MP
- Rear camera
- 8 MP
3264 x 2448 px
This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This HTC smartphone has FM radio receiver.
- 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Mobile network
- 2G / 3G
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- v4.0, A2DP
- FM radio
- yes, with RDS
- microUSB 2.0, USB host
- 3.5 mm jack
The Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.
- Li-Ion 1800 mAh
The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.
- HTC Sense
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