• 5" (1280x720) LCD
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon 210 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.4 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 2200 mAh

The HTC Desire 550 phone has a 5-inch (1280x720) LCD screen, a 8MP main camera and a 3MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2200 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 210 with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductDesire 550, Price: 89 USD at Amazon
Display5" 1280x720 LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP f/2.4 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 3-MP f/2.8
Computing
  • Snapdragon 210 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • Array
Battery2200 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 127g (4.5oz)
Price (Market)$89
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Display
TypeLCD
Diagonal (inches)5"
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)294 PPI
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel8-MP
Aperturef/2.4
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2200 mAh
Battery Features
  • Non-Removable
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 210
Processor ModelMSM8909
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
Sim Card 0
NameSIM 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS

Desire 550 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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The last time we checked, the Desire 550 was retailing at around $89 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
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No. the Desire 550 has not been rated as water-resistant as we do not have an IP-Rating.
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No, the Desire 550 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things may be different in Asia. We mainly track United States data.
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No, the Desire 550 resolution of (1280x720) is not considered to be 4K.
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No, Desire 550 does not feature Wireless Charging.
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No, the Desire 550 does not support Qi Wireless Charging.
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Yes, the Desire 550 is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE CAT4 (150 Mbps).
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No, the Desire 550 is not a 5G device.
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No, the Desire 550 is not a USB-C smartphone.
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No, the Desire 550's battery cannot be removed.

HTC Desire 550 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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