• 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
  • Snapdragon 210 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • Array
Battery2200 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 127g (4.5oz)
Price (Market)$89
Diagonal (inches)5"
Sharpness (PPI)294 PPI
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2200 mAh
Battery Features
  • Non-Removable
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 210
Processor ModelMSM8909
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
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
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
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS

Desire 550 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the HTC Desire 550 waterproof?

No. Our data indicates that the Desire 550 is NOT water-resistant an has no IP-Rating certification. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Desire 550 Dual-SIM?

No, the Desire 550 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it could be different in Asian markets. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Desire 550 4K?

No, the Desire 550 1280x720 resolution is not 4K. 4K is normally defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but it has a few more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Desire 550 support Wireless Charging?

No, the Desire 550 is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Is the Desire 550 compatible with 4G?

Yes, the Desire 550 is a 4G-LTE device that is rated 4G LTE CAT4 (150 Mbps).

Is the Desire 550 a 5G device?

No, the Desire 550 is not a 5G NR handset.

Is the Desire 550 USB-C?

No, the Desire 550 does not have a USB Type C connector.

Does the Desire 550 have a removable battery?

No, the Desire 550 does not have a removable battery.

HTC Desire 550 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better