Htc too decided to target the youth by launching its android phones with a risk of being crowded out of blazing mid level segments and Htc Desire new 500 is a good sign of it its strategy.
The new Desire 500 is HTC‘s latest attempt to balance features and price. The other way to look at it is an alternative of Desire 600 with dual sim facility. The handset gives a youthful, catchy design with good features at affordable price.
Will the Desire 500 succeed in its market-expansion mission the way it is built? Read on to find out.
- Quad-band 2G and dual-band 3G support
- 4.3" 480 x 800 pixel TFT capacitive touchscreen with 217ppi
- Android OS v4.2.2 Jelly Bean with Sense UI 5.0
- 8 MP autofocus camera with 1/3.2" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size; LED flash
- 720p video recording @ 24fps with stereo audio, slow-motion video
- 1.6MP front-facing camera, 720p video recording
- Wi-Fi b/g/n, DLNA
- GPS with A-GPS
- Accelerometer and proximity sensor
- WVGA screen resolution
- Not the most powerful of chipsets
- Disappointing stills and video, no Full HD video recording
- No active noise cancellation for voicecalls
- Poor video codec support out of the box
- Limited inbuilt storage, only 1GB available to the user