• 4.3" (800x480) TFT LCD
  • 1GB
    MSM8225Q Snapdragon S4 Play SoC
    4GB Storage
  • 8-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 1800 mAh

The HTC Desire 500 phone has a 4.3-inch (800x480) TFT LCD screen, a 8MP main camera and a 1.6MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 1800 mAh and the main processor is a MSM8225Q Snapdragon S4 Play with 1 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductDesire 500 (2013)
Display4.3" 800x480 TFT LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 1.6-MP
Computing
  • MSM8225Q Snapdragon S4 Play SoC
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
Battery1800 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 123g (4.3oz), 131.8x66.9x9.9 mm (5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 inches)
Advertising
Display
TypeTFT LCD
Diagonal (inches)4.3"
Display/Body Ratio59.7%
Resolution800x480
Sharpness (PPI)217 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel8-MP
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)1800 mAh
Talk Time12 hours
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8225Q Snapdragon S4 Play
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHz
RAM Options1GB
Internal Storage Options4GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.1.2
Communications
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head0.5 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.72 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Proximity

Desire 500 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

+
No. the Desire 500 has not been rated as water-proof as we do not have an IP-Rating.
+
No, the Desire 500 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things may be different in Abroad. We mostly track United States data.
+
No, the Desire 500 800x480 resolution is not 4K.
+
No, Desire 500 does not have Wireless Charging.
+
No, the Desire 500 does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.
+
No, the Desire 500 does not seem to work on 4G networks.
+
No, the Desire 500 is not a 5G handset.
+
No, the Desire 500 is not a USB-C phone.
+
No, the Desire 500 does not have a removable battery.

HTC Desire 500 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better