HTC Desire 500 on Sale in Italy

HTC has launched Desire 500 in Europe, which will be made available in Italy from September. The Desire 500 is a mid-range Android phone equipped with a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, HTC BlinkFeed and Video Highlights, which lets the user combine images in 30-second video. HTC Desire 500 is designed for those who seek for a high quality mobile at an affordable price. HTC Desire 500 will be made available in Lacquer Black and Blue Glacier, and both look refined and elegant.

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You can shoot and share every moment with its 8 megapixel camera, which is backed by a dedicated imaging processor that also lets you take HD video. The front facing camera is 1.6 megapixels that allows you to take self-portraits easily. The innovative Video Highlights application redefines the way you share your most precious moments. Thanks to the HTC’s collaboration with professional musicians, the transition effects of the images are synchronized with the rhythm of each theme to guarantee a professional result.

HTC Desire 500 brings the new BlinkFeed to the Desire category. It transforms the home screen of your smartphone into a personal live stream of information of public interest. HTC BlinkFeed looks gorgeous on its beautiful display that measures 4.3 inches diagonally. BlinkFeed connects to more than 10,000 items per day that includes some of the most important international media such as AOL, ESPN, MTV, The Financial Times and Reuters.

HTC Desire 500 specs are given below.
GENERAL    2G Network    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network    HSDPA 900 / 2100
SIM    Optional Dual SIM (Micro-SIM)
Announced    2013, August
Status    Coming soon. 2013, Q3
BODY    Dimensions    131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm, 87.3 cc (5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight    123 g (4.34 oz)
DISPLAY    Type    TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size    480 x 800 pixels, 4.3 inches (~217 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch    Yes
     – HTC Sense UI 5.0
SOUND    Alert types    Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker    Yes
3.5mm jack    Yes
     – Beats Audio sound enhancement
MEMORY    Card slot    microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal    4 GB, 1 GB RAM
DATA    GPRS    Yes
EDGE    Yes
Speed    HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
Bluetooth    Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Infrared port    Yes
USB    Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host
CAMERA    Primary    8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features    1/3.2” sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Video    Yes, 720p@30fps
Secondary    Yes, 1.6 MP
FEATURES    OS    Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset    Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon 200
CPU    Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5
GPU    Adreno 203
Sensors    Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging    SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser    HTML5
Radio    Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS    Yes, with A-GPS support
Java    Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors    Black, Silver
     – SNS integration
– Dropbox (25 GB storage)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/XviD/MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk
– Organizer
– Document viewer
– Photo viewer/editor
– Voice memo/dial/commands
– Predictive text input
BATTERY         Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery
Stand-by     (2G) / Up to 435 h (3G)
Talk time     (2G) / Up to 12 h 6 min (3G)