HTC Desire 500-Lower price-good performance

With the aim to be realistic, we will show that in the phone of the middle class should not expect the hardware as found in the leading model, but also believe that this model provides a very decent specifications that most users will be quite sufficient. First of all, there’s four core Cortex A5 processor with a frequency of 1.2 GHz operation. One can not say that too much comparable with Krait processor 300 at 1.7 GHz as can be found in the HTC One model, but it still offers a very decent performance. Graphics chip Adreno 203, which is paired with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor consists of 200 chipset.


The screen of this model is 4.3 inches, which is now the golden mean between the smaller 3.5-inch and sizable 5-inch diagonal. Its resolution is 800 x 480, which will be offered on this diagonal is not overly impressive but still quite acceptable 217 pixels per inch. Internal storage is 4GB in size and but it can be expanded with microSD cards up to 32GB’s. Last Desire 500 camera models possess sensor resolution of 8 megapixels, which offers video recording in 720p resolution at 30 frames per second. Certainly one of the points of is the presence of svetljih Sense 5.0 user interface, which among other things brings BlinkFeed with which they will remain in close contact with the information. This user interface and also dressing Jelly Bean Android 4.1.2 version.


HTC Desire 500

Dimensions 131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm
Weight 123 g
Battery Li-Ion 1800 mAh
TFT 4.3 inch, 800 x 480 (217 ppi)
8 MP camera, 720p @ 30fps, LED flash
Front camera 1.6 MP
Four core Cortex A5 processor at 1.2 GHz, Adreno 203 GPU – Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8225Q 200 chipset
Memory 4GB storage, 1GB RAM
MicroSD memory expansion up to 32GB
Headphone jack 3.5 mm
Operating system Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
MicroUSB connectivity, WiFi 802.11 b / g / n
Data transfer HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
the expected price of 249 euros

HTC Desire possesses 500 camera with a sensor resolution of 8 megapixels. In short, she captures images that are of decent quality, but the results are not perfect. What bothers us most of them is the lack of fine detail and increase the amount of noise that corrupts quite an impression. Video cameras are not satisfied with the field, 720p footage that we made a huge level of compression, so that the appearance of bricks in the image is very common. 4.5 Mbps bitrate is quite low. Another thing which is bad for video recording frame rate. Average of 22 602 FPS makes video insufficiently liquid. Here is not present Zoe options, or the ability slow recording. The overall impression – cameras on Desire 500 model is of medium quality.
To whom is HTC Desire 500 actually intended? First of all, users who do not want to spend big bucks on Flagship models, but also do not want low-cost category. It can be said that this model is the right one, the golden mean. Its key advantage over us is the Sense 5.0 interface, you have the opportunity to see the leading HTC One model, minus Zoe options for the camera. In fact, there is an impression klju?nija advantage in the work, which is very fluid and fast, which is credited with four core processor and not demanding 800 x 480 screen resolution. However, it will not offer superior sharpness, but the entire display more than decent.



– Good design
– Very decent performance
– Sense 5.0 user interface
– Good autonomy


– Camera moderate quality
– Modest size of internal storage

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