HTC announced the launch of the Desire 300 smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the HTC Desire 300 phone with 4.3 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.
The HTC Desire 300 series was launched with Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. The 4.3 inch phone comes with a TFT display (480 x 800 px). This smartphone has a single camera on the back (5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences.
HTC Desire 300 specifications
|Dimensions||5.19 x 2.61 x 0.4 inch|
|SIM type||Micro SIM|
The weight of HTC Desire 300 is about 4.23 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC smartphone are average (5.19 x 2.61 x 0.4 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A micro SIM is a smaller (15 x 12 x 0.76 mm) version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices. The micro SIM card provides the same functionality as the standard SIM card, allowing the user to connect to a cellular network and use mobile data, voice, and messaging services.
|OS version||Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225|
|CPU||Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A5|
The HTC Desire 300 comes with Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software. The Desire 300 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225 CPU. This CPU can be fast enough for basic phone operations. The Desire 300 utilizes Adreno 203 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. Adreno GPUs are designed to work in conjunction with Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors. The latest Adreno GPUs support advanced graphics features such as high dynamic range (HDR) rendering, virtual reality, and augmented reality applications.
|Screen size||4.3 inch|
|Resolution||480 x 800 px|
The 4.3 inch phone comes with TFT display. A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel. In recent years, many smartphone manufacturers have moved towards using other display technologies, such as OLED and AMOLED, which offer some advantages over TFT.
Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of HTC Desire 300 is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||4 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
512 MB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. Most smartphones today come with at least 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM, and some high-end devices have even more. Having more RAM in a smartphone can provide benefits in terms of performance and multitasking. When you have more RAM, you can keep more apps and processes open in the background without slowing down the device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Desire 300 has only 4 GB of internal storage. The memory of HTC Desire 300 (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px, autofocus|
The Desire 300 offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the Desire 300 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Desire 300 smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones, particularly for those who frequently use their phones to take photos and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The HTC Desire 300 supports 2G and 3G networks only. 3G is obsolete now, because most phones can use 4G and 5G networks. The HTC Desire 300 like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks offer several advantages over wired networks, including greater mobility, flexibility, and convenience. The Desire 300 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is a wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and communicate with each other over short distances.
The Desire 300 has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes. The Desire 300 isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features.
The Desire 300 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station. The Desire 300 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Desire 300 smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Ion 1650 mAh|
The Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Desire 300 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This HTC phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the HTC Desire 300, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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