HTC Desire 501 and 700 Launched in Taiwan

The Taiwanese company just unveiled their new mid-range smartphones called HTC Desire 700 and HTC Desire 501. Unlike HTC One smartphones, these new Desire devices do not offer too much of technical specifications. The picture you see above is the Desire 501 which sports a noticeably lower specs than the Desire 700. The display measures at 4.3 inch with pixel resolution of 800x480. Processor is pegged at 1.2GHz dual-core with 1GB of RAM. Out of the box you will get an 8GB internal storage. Cameras are 8MP for the rear and a 2.1MP front facing camera.

- 4.3-inch WVGA screen display , 800x480 resolution, 217ppi
- Android Jellybean
- 1.2GHz Dual-core processor
- 8GB internal storage, up to 32GB via microSD card
- 8MP back camera with autofocus and LED Flash , 1080p video recording
- 2.1MP front camera
- Black, White, Pink
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n , WiFi HotSpot
- MicroUSB v2.0
- 2,100Mah Li-Ion battery
- Price around $330

HTC Desire 700 features a 5-inch qHD display with pixel resolution of 960x540 which is still relatively low for a 5-incher smartphone, but like what I said it's not a profile level smartphone so these specs sheet is acceptable and understandable. Other specs are the same as the Desire 501, there is 1GB of RAM however the processor is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon clocked at 1.2GHz dual-core. 8GB of internal storage, 8MP rear camera and a 1.2 secondary snapper. 

- 5-inch display 960x540 resolution, 220ppi
- 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 quad-core processor
 - 8GB internal storage expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
- 8MP back camera with autofocus and LED flash , HD recording
- 2.1MP front camera
- Android Jellybean
- Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n , WiFi hotspot
- A-GPS and GLONASS support
- 2,100mAh Li-Ion Battery
- Stereo BoomSound speakers
- Price is around $470



  1. One year ago I bought this HTC Desire 501 for my nephew, and this smartphone is good and makes him very happy. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Wow that's good to hear. Thanks for sharing too!