The 130 grams light HTC Desire 501 has a 4.3 inch display based on S-LCD 2 and with a density of 217 ppi. In the smartphone a Dual-Core processor (NovaThor U8500) is used together with 1 GB of RAM. For technology enthusiasts: To calculate the graphics a Mali-400 is used.
The Desire 501 has a storage of 8 GB, which additionally can be extended (microSD, microSDHC). The smartphone has a back camera with a maximum resolution of 8 megapixels. The front camera has a resolution of 2.1 MP.