HTC Desire 500 launched in India for Rs. 24290

Recently HTC has been pushing quite a few devices into the Indian markets in a bid to capture the upcoming smartphone markets. Today the company launched yet another mid-range smartphone in the country.


The HTC Desire 500 has a 4.3 inch display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. The device is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core Snapdragon 200 processor along with 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage. The device also has an Adreno 205 GPU.

The HTC Desire 500 has two cameras – an 8 MP rear camera with BSI sensor and a front facing 1.6 MP camera. The device runs on the Android v4.2 with a layer of the latest HTC BlinkFeed. The device has an 1800 mAh battery. The device has been launched in India for Rs. 24290.

Speaking at the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head HTC India, “The Desire range has become renowned for bringing a premium mobile experience to the mass market. This particular model, the Desire 500, is no different. It is perfect for people who are always-on-the-go, it enables powerful multitasking and live-streaming of important and interesting information, and it boasts an excellent camera and that bring your important moments to life.”

Specs HTC Desire 500:

  • 4.3 inch display
  • 800 x 480 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz quad core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • 8 MP primary camera
  • 1.6 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.2
  • 1800 mAh battery