HTC launches Latest "Desire 500" Smartphone in India

Extending its acclaimed Desire series in India, HTC has launched the HTC Desire 500.

Online PR News – 14-October-2013 – new Delhi – Extending its acclaimed Desire series in India, HTC has launched the HTC Desire 500. A powerful mid-range model featuring a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, HTC Blinkfeed and Video Highlights, which collates your images into a 30-second themed video reel, the HTC Desire 500 is designed for those who demand a superior mobile experience at an affordable price.

“The Desire range has become renowned for bringing a premium mobile experience to the mass market. This particular model, the Desire 500, is no different. It is perfect for people who are always-on-the-go, it enables powerful multitasking and live-streaming of important and interesting information, and it boasts an excellent camera and that bring your important moments to life,” said Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head, HTC India.

The HTC 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 4.3-inch display and aggregates social streams and news, providing the freshest content at a glance. Drawing on local and global content from more than 2,000 media sources, Blinkfeed links to more than 10,000 articles per day from some of the world’s leading media companies, including AOL, ESPN, MTV, The Financial Times and Reuters.

Sporting a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, the HTC Desire 500 offers high-speed multitasking, super-fast web browsing and graphic-intense gaming on the move. With 4GB onboard memory and support for microSD cards of up to 64GB, you need never run out of space for the photos, videos, apps and games that matter most.

The new HTC Desire 500 will be available with major retailers at MOP of Rs.21,490/-, and MRP of Rs.24,290/- across the Indian market. The HTC Desire 500 will also be available with dual- SIM support and NFC in select markets.