• 4.3" (800x480) LCD
  • 1GB
    NovaThor U8500 SoC
    8GB Storage
  • 8-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2100 mAh

The HTC Desire 501 dual sim phone has a 4.3-inch (800x480) LCD screen, a 8MP main camera and a 2.1MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2100 mAh and the main processor is a NovaThor U8500 with 1 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductDesire 501 dual sim (2013)
Display4.3" 800x480 LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2.1-MP
  • NovaThor U8500 SoC
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
Battery2100 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 130g (4.6oz), 128.5x66.7x9.8 mm (5.06 x 2.63 x 0.39 inches)
Diagonal (inches)4.3"
Display/Body Ratio61.4%
Sharpness (PPI)217 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2100 mAh
Processor NameNovaThor U8500
Processor # Cores2
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHz
RAM Options1GB
Internal Storage Options8GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.1
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
SAR US Head0.51 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.56 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Proximity

Desire 501 dual sim Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the HTC Desire 501 dual sim waterproof?

No. Our information indicates that the Desire 501 dual sim is NOT water-tight an has no IP-Rating certification. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Desire 501 dual sim Dual-SIM?

No, the Desire 501 dual sim does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it could be different in Asian markets. We mostly track USA data.

Is the Desire 501 dual sim 4K?

No, the Desire 501 dual sim resolution of (800x480) is not defined as 4K. 4K is normally defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but it has more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Desire 501 dual sim capable of Wireless Charging?

No, the Desire 501 dual sim is not capable of Wireless Charging.

Does the Desire 501 dual sim work with 4G wireless?

No, the Desire 501 dual sim does not seem to work on 4G networks.

Is the Desire 501 dual sim working with 5G?

No, the Desire 501 dual sim does not work on 5G networks.

Does the Desire 501 dual sim have a USB-C connector?

No, the Desire 501 dual sim is not a USB-C handset.

Desire 501 dual sim Benchmarks

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better