• 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
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
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)

No. the Desire 501 dual sim has not been rated as water-resistant as we do not see an IP-Rating.
No, the Desire 501 dual sim does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Asian markets. We mostly track United States data.
No, the Desire 501 dual sim 800x480 display resolution is not 4K.
No, Desire 501 dual sim does not feature Wireless Charging.
No, the Desire 501 dual sim does not have Qi Wireless Charging.
No, the Desire 501 dual sim does not seem to work on 4G-LTE networks.
No, the Desire 501 dual sim is not a 5G NR device.
No, the Desire 501 dual sim does not have a USB C port.
No, the Desire 501 dual sim's battery cannot be removed.

Desire 501 dual sim Benchmarks

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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