HTC Desire 501 Dual SIM

price N/A | launch Dec, 2013

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 1 expert review

What We Liked

  • Premium build quality
  • Aesthetic design
  • Comfortable to use, even with a single hand
  • Fits very nicely in the palm thanks to its curvy back side
  • Decent display with good viewing angles, and sunlight legibility
  • Android interface with HTC Sense
  • Decent speed/performance in day-to-day use
  • Good camera for still photography
  • Good call quality

What We Didn't

  • Old Android version
  • Mediocre camera for video recording
  • Average loudspeaker

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.3 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 217 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super LCD2
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
Processor/RAM
Processor1.15 GHz, Dual Core
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2100 mAh
Dimensions
Weight130 gm
Thickness9.8 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Smile Detection
  • Face Detection
  • Simultaneous HD video and image recording
  • BSI Sensor
  • F2.0 Aperture and 28 mm lens
  • Dedicated ImageChip
Secondary Camera2.1 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
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3.03/5
(Average)
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brand perception
Very Good
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service quality rating
Good
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