HTC adds another device to its mid range segment, this time it is HTC Desire 501. HTC has announced the release of this model in Taiwan. This device has medium specifications, nothing too fancy about technology but the style statement has a lot of fancy aspects in it, it will be available in three colors: Pink, white and black. It has a 4.3 inch 480 X 800 pixels display.
The dimensions of this device are 128.5 x 66.7 x 9.8 mm and weighs about 130g, making it a light-weight and small device comparatively. It has 8GB internal memory
(secondary memory) as well as 1GB RAM (primary memory). It has a 8MP primary camera as well as 2.1MP secondary front camera.
Everything about this device is just fine except its 1.2GHz Dual Core ST-Ericsson U8520 Processor and the lack of Android 4.3 JellyBean Out of the Box. It has a Android
4.2 JellyBean Operating System on it.
Battery backup will be very good as it has got a 2100mAh Li-Ion battery.
Full specifications of the device are as follows:
Dimensions : 128.5 x 66.7 x 9.8 mm
Weight : 130g
Type : TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolution : 480 x 800 pixels, 4.3 inches
Internal Memory : 8GB
RAM (Primary Memory) : 1GB
WIFI : YES
Bluetooth : 4.0
NFC : YES
Primary : 8MP
Secondary : 2.1MP
CPU : 1.2GHz Dual Core ST-Ericsson U8520
OS : Android 4.2 JellyBean
Sensors : Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Battery : 2100mAh Li-Ion
This device’s price will be around 334$ US in Taiwan so it is expected to be around 3-4k more than that in India. Although no official news of launch of this device
worldwide. No dates promised yet by HTC for global release.