HTC Desire 500

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HTC Desire 500
7
Our Score
HTC Desire 500
Overview
ModelHTC Desire 500
Dimensions66.9mm x 131.8mm x 9.9mm
Weight123g
Operating SystemAndroid
Latest OS Version v4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Market Status-
Price$235.00
Release Date07 Jul 2013
Hardwarehardware
ProcessorQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5
Processor Speed1.2 GHz
Processor Cores4
GPUAdreno 203
RAM1 GB
Displaydisplay
Display TechnologyTFT LCD
Resolution480 x 800
Pixels Per Inch217
Cameracamera
Rear Camera8 MP
Front Camera1.6 MP
Video Cameratick
Video FPS-
Max Video Resolution720 x 1280
Storagestorage
Internal Memory4 GB
Maximum Storage Space64 GB
Memory Card Type-
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Dual SIMcross
Batterybattery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity1800 mAh
Standby Time18 days
Talk Time12 hours
Replaceable Batterytick
Connectivityconnectivity
GPRStick
Wifitick
3Gtick
4Gcross
GPStick
A-GPStick
Bluetoothtick
3.5mm Headphone Jacktick
Technical Performance
CPU
4.4
GPU
4.9
RAM
5.3
Overall
4.6
The HTC Desire 500 offers fairly mediocre performance. It should at least run most apps and some games, but you could find that it chugs when running anything more than a lightweight app.
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Technical Specifications
The Desire 500, manufactured by HTC, was released in July 2013. With a processor speed of 1.2 GHz and 1 GB of RAM, the HTC Desire 500 has poor specifications. Don't expect it to run games or apps that are at all complex.
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6.8
Value for Money
We've given this phone a pretty decent score when it comes to value for money. The HTC Desire 500 is not a bad phone at all, and $235.00 is not a ridiculous price for the performance that it delivers.
display
3.6
Display Quality
The HTC Desire 500 has a pixel density of 217 PPI. By today's standards this display delivers fairly average screen clarity. The overall HTC Desire 500 screen display resolution is 480x800 pixels wide and tall, making it exhibit pretty standard screen resolution dimensions when compared on the modern smartphone market today.
camera
3.9
Camera Quality
The HTC Desire 500 has a 8 MP camera. A phone camera of this type is currently about average within the phone camera market. By today's standards you can expect a pretty good photo from the HTC Desire 500.
storage
3.4
Storage Capacity
The HTC Desire 500 has an internal memory of 4GB, and can be expanded with up to 64GB extra space, which allows for an averagely sized potential library for music, videos, and images. With a maximum potential storage of 68 GB and an estimated average compressed image file size of 4 MB, the HTC Desire 500 would be able to hold about 17408 high quality images with nothing else taking up memory space.
battery
3.6
Battery Life
The overall HTC Desire 500 battery capacity is 1800 mAh (ampere-hours), which is about average. The HTC Desire 500 has a talk time of 12 hours and a standby time of 18 days. In the modern smartphone market, this equates to a fairly average phone battery life.