Back in July this year, HTC unveiled the One mini and a few days later announced the Desire 500. Both these devices seem to have discreetly come to our shores. The One mini is available on e-commerce sites in India for Rs 37,299. The Desire 500, on the other hand, is listed online for Rs 21,490 and will ship in the coming days.
To recap on the specifications, the One mini flaunts a 4.3-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display cramming in 341ppi and is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.4GHz. Other features included are 1GB of RAM, Ultrapixel rear camera with LED Flash and a BSI Sensor, 1.6-megapixel front camera, Beats audio support, 16GB of internal storage and a 1,800mAh battery. It runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean wrapped under Sense 5 UI and comes pre-loaded with HTC’s BlinkFeed, Zoe and BoomSound.
The dual-SIM Desire 500, on the other hand, sports a 4.3-inch (480×800 pixels) display and is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor clocked at 1.2GHz. It features 1GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.6-megapixel front camera, Beats audio support, 4GB internal storage that is expandable to up to 64GB using a microSD card and 1,800mAh battery. On the software front, it runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean wrapped under Sense 5 UI.
The fact that they have been listed on e-commerce sites in India indicates that an official launch is right around the corner.