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Sim Free HTC Desire 500 - Black

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Product Reference: 40477

Featuring a quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 1GB RAM the HTC Desire 500 is powerful enough to run all of your apps and live Sense 5 homepage seamlessly.


Why Buy?

  • 4.3" WVGA touchscreen lets you see the bigger picture
  • Includes Android HTC BlinkFeed + Sense 5 UI
  • 8MP camera with LED flash takes quality pictures
  • 4GB internal storage capacity for media and apps
  • MicroSD card supported for expandable storage capacity
  • Includes Beats Audio technology


4.3" WVGA touchscreen lets you see the bigger picture

The Desire 500 features a 4.3" WVGA Touch screen which makes navigating the phone's interface much easier and improves the viewing of media and taking of photos using the phone.

Includes Android HTC BlinkFeed + Sense 5 UI

The HTC Desire 500 comes pre-loaded with Android OS, giving you full access to the latest Android features and the Android Market Place. It also features the HTC Sense 5.0 technology which is a collection of tools, features, and innovative user interfaces.

The Desire 500 brings HTC's acclaimed BlinkFeed to the Desire range. Transforming the home screen into a customisable stream of live information, HTC BlinkFeed is displayed on a stunning 4.3inch display and aggregates social streams and news, providing the freshest content at a glance.

8MP camera with LED flash takes quality pictures

See the world in a different way, the HTC Desire 500 includes a rear 8MP camera with  f/2.0 28mm focal lens that combined with the dedicated HTC ImageChip processor helps to create spectacular stills and HD video. A 1.6MP front-facing camera also makes high-quality self-portraits easy.

Capture the perfect smile automatically with face and smile recognition, transform your shots with a selection of creative filters, then share them immediately with friends, family and followers on your favourite social networks – all without needing to connect to a PC.

4GB internal storage capacity for media and apps

The Desire 500 includes 4GB memory capacity for you to be able to take full advantage of HTC's functionality and data-heavy android applications.

MicroSD card supported for expandable storage capacity

The HTC Desire 500 supports use of external memory via a MicroSD card in order to keep more games, music and apps on your phone.

Includes Beats Audio technology

Whether listening to your favourite band or watching a movie via Netflix, Beats Audio will make sure your listening experience is enhanced to hi-fi standards and ensuring studio quality sound every time.

Technical Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm
  • Weight: 123g
  • Networks: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
  • Wireless: TBC
  • Display: 4.3" WVGA, 480 x 800 pixels, 217ppi
  • Camera:  8MP unit with LED flash, f/2.0 28mm lens
  • Operating system: Android HTC BlinkFeed + Sense 5 UI
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth v4.0, microUSB v2.0
  • Memory: 4GB internal, MicroSD expandable up to 64GB, 1GB RAM
  • Processor: 1.2GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200

Warranty Information

This handset is covered by a full 24 month manufacturer's warranty.

Important SIM Free Information

This SIM free handset is unlocked and compatible with any 2G/GSM network and 3G SIM card. Some network & 3G specific services may be unavailable with this handset.

Product images are for illustrative purposes only, specific colour variants cannot be guaranteed unless otherwise specifically stated on the page.

Key Details

  • Colour: Black

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