HTC has announced HTC Desire 500 in Taiwan. The Desire 500 is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz. It has a 4.3-inch display with a resolution of 800×480 pixels. It has 1GB of RAM.
The device has a 8 megapixel camera with a f/2.0 aperture and a 1.6 megapixel front facing camera. It has 4GB of internal memory with a microSD card slot for expandable memory and NFC support. The device is 9.9mm thick and weighs 123g. It is powered by a 1800mAh battery.
Unfortunately it does not have BoomSound speakers. However it has a dedicated Image Sense chip Beats Audio branding. HTC Desire 500 does come with Sense 5 UI. It runs on Android, we expect it to be Android Jelly Bean.