Taiwanese handset maker HTC has launched its Desire 500 smartphone in India. This handset has been priced at Rs 21,490 and will compete against Sony Xperia C, Nokia Lumia 625 and Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus.
The mid-range HTC smartphone features a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 4.3-inch display, 8MP primary camera and 1.6MP front-facing camera and 4GB onboard memory. It runs on the Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system.
Other key specs of Desire 500 are 1GB RAM, Beats Audio, 1,800mAh battery and microSD support up to 64GB.
“The Desire range has become renowned for bringing a premium mobile experience to the mass market. This particular model enables powerful multitasking and boasts of an excellent camera,” HTC India Head Faisal Siddiqui said in a statement.
The device will also be available with dual SIM support and NFC in select markets