HTC Desire 500 smartphone featuring Video Highlights hits Three UK

Three is inviting people in the UK to make their directorial debut using the Video Highlights feature of the HTC Desire 500, a mid-range smartphone that has just been made available through the carrier. It is also up for pre-order at Carphone Warehouse through service providers like Talkmobile, T-Mobile, Orange, Vodafone and O2.

The network operator in question is selling it for £199 with the Pay As You Go plan or free of charge on contract basis under the One Plan with monthly rentals of £24. Then there’s the Ultimate Internet 500 data scheme that offers 500 minutes, 5000 texts and all-you-can-eat data for £21 per month without any upfront cost. Also, users can opt for the Ultimate Internet 100 plan similar to the 500 one, except that it provides 100 minutes and has a monthly rental of £18.

HTC Desire 500

The Desire 500 flaunts a touchscreen measuring 4.3 inches. It is powered by the Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 OS tweaked with HTC Sense which tags along a lot of proprietary features. Dual camera, a quad core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of onboard storage and a 1800mAh battery have also been tossed into the mix.

Take a quick look at the specifications of the HTC smartphone:

– 4.3-inch WVGA touchscreen
– 8MP camera with auto focus and LED flash
– 1.6MP webcam with BSI sensor
– Android 4.1.2 with HTC Sense
– 1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor
– 1GB of RAM
– 4GB storage, expandable by up to 64GB
– 1800mAh lithium-polymer battery
– Talk time of up to 12.1 hours in 3G
– Video Highlights, Blinkfeed, Transfer, Sync Manager

The HTC Desire 500 can now be purchased in the UK via Three.

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