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HTC unveils affordable quad-core Desire 500 for Europe

07 August, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
HTC unveils affordable quad-core Desire 500 for Europe - read the full textRecently announced in Taiwan, the HTC Desire 500 has now made its way to Europe. The device will first come to the UK and will continue later on to other European markets. In a select few, HTC will also offer a dual-SIM version. The HTC Desire 500 offers a Snapdragon 200 chipset with a...

 

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Planning to take smart phone....bit confused wt HTC Desire 500 vs Lenovo S820.....suggest on this

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  • 2013-12-20 17:07
  • uupQ

> In reply to Benly @ 2013-08-07 19:02 from t1$I - click to readAre you sure that it has a compass? HTC official site states it doesn't have one and users reported there wasn't an arrow representing their locations on google maps, i hope you're right and they are wrong because i wanna buy this phone :)

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  • 2013-11-15 18:23
  • ftZ9

wherever i will

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  • 2013-08-09 10:24
  • fuDg

it looks resembles the HTC One S a lot ! :) hope it does well for the budget !

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  • 2013-08-08 17:07
  • uuxG

At that price I go for Xperia SP, better specs, better camera, better video, better battery life.

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  • 2013-08-08 13:05
  • S66C

Have this phone available in PH with Quad Band 3G Network and 14.4 Mbps HSDPA Speen TY.

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  • 2013-08-08 04:14
  • w0Pt

> In reply to HTC CEO @ 2013-08-07 17:17 from t1$A - click to readAnd HTC have at long last released a phone with a good camera. After the One's release it all looker lost, but they've finally put in a real camera. Well done.

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  • 2013-08-07 22:38
  • ajUc

At last htc is learning something from mistakes. Now they have added compass to desire series.Compass was available only for the One series for quite sometime.The dimensions of desire 500 is too large for a 4.3 inch phone because of the more bezel area. htc should consider it too and make phones with less bezel area so the phone will become more compact.

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  • 2013-08-07 19:02
  • t1$I

> In reply to Anthony @ 2013-08-07 15:44 from wfxj - click to readNo, desire 500 is a low midrange phone. One s was at high midrange.the desire 500 specs are very much inferior to one s.So definitely the replacement for one s is actually one mini with specs almost similar.

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  • 2013-08-07 18:43
  • t1$I

I urge you all to buy this phone please. lol

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  • 2013-08-07 17:17
  • t1$A

This would be a perfect replacement for the look and feel of a One S. Thin bezel and slick. I just compared the look of the two. Nice, BUT, it would have been better if the CPU in the 500 was beefed up a tad more. Hmm, almost hit the mark with this but ill hold onto my One S for now.

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  • 2013-08-07 15:44
  • wfxj

design is impressive

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  • 2013-08-07 15:10
  • uCwB

Screen size is rather good, the resolution not good at all. I don't get why these companies slack off when it comes to resolution just because they call their phone mid-range. Come on, 480 x 800 pixels, 4.3 inches and only (~217 ppi pixel density)..give me a break..I think I am going back to my flip phone :)

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  • 2013-08-07 14:54
  • 0f9S

Another overpriced HTC product, it should be cheap because it's only 4GB.

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  • 2013-08-07 14:25
  • vpHA

anybody know which quad core s200 this phone use?
if it uses the A7 quad cores (which means Adreno 302 for the GPU) and the price is around the same level as Acer Liquid E2 then i'll have one
looks like a perfect starter Android phone

update:
just checked the specs,
http://www.htc.com/www/smartph...e-500/#specs
damn WVGA display, that sucks. i was expecting qHD at least

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  • 2013-08-07 14:12
  • tA$C

It looks great n if it was to come india it will b blast. I hope its coming to india. People will love it here.

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  • 2013-08-07 14:05
  • rANc

Wow, this is like the worst design HTC has come up with lately. And the specs aren't sweetening the deal either...

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  • 2013-08-07 13:30
  • 3crc

Beautiful, this is gonna be a beast if it's aimed at the mid-range. HTC and Nokia are more expensive, but you're paying for something that's been crafted with thoughtfulness and attention. I love Samsung but I've had the S1 and S2, am fed up of mass-produced plastic for now, bring on the next generation of HTC and to hell with the cost!

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  • 2013-08-07 13:13
  • ixu0

gonna be really expensive...more expensive than mid rangers of its spec range

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  • 2013-08-07 12:49
  • utud

279 Euros in germany (list prüfe)

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  • 2013-08-07 12:38
  • btw{

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