The HTC Desire 501's screen size is 4.3 inches with 480 x 800 pixels resolution.
There is a ARM Cortex-A9 Dual core 1 GHz processor (CPU).
The phone runs on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system (OS).
You can take photos with the phone's onboard 8+ megapixel camera.
There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.
Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.
The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2100 mAh battery.