Phone Comparison - HTC Desire 500 vs Lava Iris X1

HTC Desire 500
htc desire 500
Lava Iris X1
lava iris x1
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Lava
Announced July 2013 May 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White, Blue, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
134 x 66 x 8.9 mm
(5.28 x 2.6 x 0.35 in)
Weight 123 g (4.34 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) with HTC Sense, HTC BlinkFeed Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Broadcom BCM23550 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 203 [Similar] Broadcom VideoCore IV [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB 4 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16.7M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 854 pixels (218 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.67% 62.92%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM Radio with Recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/3.2' Sensor Size, 1.4�m Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p
Front Camera Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 435 h (2G)
Up to 401 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 1 min (3G)