• 4.3" (800x480) TFT LCD
  • 1GB
    8GB Storage
  • 8-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2100 mAh
Specifications Highlights
ProductDesire 501 (2013)
Display4.3" 800x480 TFT LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2.1-MP
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB Storage
  • MicroSD (32GB 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 Pixel Size1.4 µm
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2100 mAh
Processor # Cores2
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHz
RAM Options1GB
Internal Storage Options8GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size32GB
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
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 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the HTC Desire 501 waterproof?

No. the Desire 501 has not been rated as water-proof as we do not see an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Desire 501 Dual-SIM?

No, the Desire 501 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Abroad. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Desire 501 4K?

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

Does the Desire 501 support Wireless Charging?

No, Desire 501 does not support Wireless Charging.

Does the Desire 501 work with 4G data?

No, the Desire 501 is not a 4G-LTE handset.

Does the Desire 501 work with 5G wireless?

No, the Desire 501 is not a 5G device.

Does the Desire 501 have a USB-C connector?

No, the Desire 501 is not a USB-C smartphone.

If the battery of the Desire 501 removable?

No, the Desire 501 does not have a removable battery.

HTC Desire 501 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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