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November 11, 2013

Carphone Warehouse Stock the HTC Desire 500


If you’re in the market for a mid-ranged smartphone then you should give the The HTC Desire 500 a closer look. Available at Carphone Warehouse from today this is a great smartphone measuring 5.19 x 2.63 inches. The 4.3” touchscreen is beautiful and perfect for cruising through your media. Comes with HTC’s BlinkFeed, keeps you upto date on everything from breaking news, sport, social network posts and more.


The essential tech specs.

The HTC Desire 500 has  

  • 1,800mAh battery, meaning you’ll get up to 435 hours of life on standby or 12 hours if you’re making phone calls.
  • Powered by a 1.2GHz quad core Snapdragon 200 processor and Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
  • 4.3” screen with a resolution of 480×800, giving a pixel density of 233 pixels per inch.
  • 8MP camera and 4GB internal storage
  • Expanded by up to 64GB with a microSD card.

Snap happy wherever you are.

Social people need a social smartphone with a great camera…and the HTC Desire 500 has just that! Capture more images and miss less moments with the multi-shot burst mode that lets you take lots of pictures in an instant. The VideoPic setting allows you to get both videos and pictures at the same time. While the HTC ImageChip provides great shots, even with movement and poor lighting conditions. And your Desire 500 will even automatically create short highlight reels out of your photos.

Four times the power wherever you are.

Powering the HTC Desire 500 is a 1.2GHz quad core processor. With four cores your Desire 500 can do four times the work of a single core chip, meaning it can load webpages faster, run multiple apps at once without lagging and offer super smooth video streaming. And don’t forget, high end games are perfect too!

Multi-Shot Burst Mode Catches Everything

Rapid Shutter Camera
Capture more images and miss less moments with multi-shot burst mode camera. VideoPic setting allows you to get both videos and pictures at the same time. HTC ImageChip provides great shots even with movement and poor lighting conditions.

Ear-blowing authentic sounds.

If you need a soundtrack wherever you go, the HTC Desire 500 has you covered. With Beats Audio™ built-in, all of your sounds will have enhanced bass, mids and treble so every album you own will sound its best. Better yet, Beats Audio™ actually boosts game music and movie soundtracks – in fact, everything you hear through your phone.

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Dave Thornton

Senior Editor

Senior Editor
Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini