HTC Desire 500: specs, release date, camera, screen, size, reviews

Added 05.16.14 | Updated 02.20.20

HTC Desire 500

  • Rating: 5.00 out of 5 (1 votes)
  • Release Date:  August 22, 2024
  • Price: 180 EUR
  • Processor
  • Storage and memory: 4 GB
  • Screen: TFT 4.3 inc
  • Main Camera:  Single, 8MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 1.6MP

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HTC Desire 500 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire 500 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

HTC Desire 500

Launch date

22 August 2024

HTC Desire 500 PricePrice

First price

180 EUR

HTC Desire 500 dimension, size, weightDesign


5.19 inc (131.8 mm)


2.63 inc ( 66.9 mm)


0.39 inc ( 9.9 mm)


4.34 oz (123 grams)

Water resistant


Black, Silver

HTC Desire 500 screenScreen

Technology TFT

4.3 inc

Screen Area

52.6 cm2


480 x 800 px

Points per inch

217 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


HTC Desire 500 ProcessorHardware


Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon S4 Play

Processor CPU

- Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 203

HTC Desire 500 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

4 GB, 1 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)

HTC Desire 500 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean); Sense UI 5

User Interface

Sense UI 5

HTC Desire 500 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-8 MP, 1/3.2'', 1.4µm, AF


LED flash

Video Recording 720p@30fps

HTC Desire 500 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-1.6 MP

HTC Desire 500 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA
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SIM Card Single SIM (Micro-SIM)Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 7.2/5.76 Mbps
SAR 0.50 W/kg (head)     0.72 W/kg (body)    

HTC Desire 500 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, DLNA
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host

HTC Desire 500 Battery type and CapacityBattery


1800 mAh


 Removable Li-Ion


Standby - Up to 435 h (3G)
Video playback - Up to 12 h 6 min (3G)



HTC Desire 500 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
Others -Beats Audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


Accelerometer, proximity

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire 500 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 7 Score11102 (Position 1849 out of 2128)

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HTC Desire 500 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 4 Single Core238 (Position 1010 out of 1025)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core675 (Position 979 out of 1023)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from HTC. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The price of the HTC Desire 500 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 180 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.
HTC Desire 500 mobile was launched on August 22, 2024 in these colors: Black, Silver.
The HTC Desire 500 has dimensions of Height: 131.8 mm Width: 66.9 mm Thickness: 9.9 mm and weighs approximately 123 grams.
When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 4.3 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 480 x 800 px at a pixel density of 217 ppi.
Device comes with chipset Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon S4 Play with processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5. HTC Desire 500 is available with internal memory of 4 GB, 1 GB RAM.
The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 8 MP, 1/3.2'', 1.4µm, AF and features like LED flash
The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 1.6 MP and features like