HTC Desire 500 and Sony Xperia C dual-SIM Android phones now available in India

Within days of going on pre-order, two new dual-SIM Android phones from Sony and HTC are now available in the Indian market. We are talking about Sony’s Xperia C and HTC Desire 500, which can now be purchased from various online retailers like Saholic and Infibeam at pretty much the same price i.e. around INR 20,500.Sony Xperia C

Both the smartphones run on Android 4.2, however are powered by different quad-core processors. While HTC Desire 500 packs Qualcomm made Snapdragon 200, Xperia C comes with MediaTek’s MTK6589.

Among other specifications, HTC Desire 500 features a 4.3-inch WVGA display, 1800 mAh battery, 8MP rear camera and 1.6MP front camera. On the other hand Xperia C comes with 5-inch qHD display, 2330 mAh battery, 8MP rear camera and 0.3MP front camera.HTC Desire 500

A few months ago, these smartphones might have got a price-tag around INR 16-17K, but the recent depreciation in the value of rupee, has resulted in a clearly higher price-tag. We have seen similar highly pricing for almost every recent smartphone launch and especially in high-end and mid-range phones.


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