Desire 510 - £180
Why this smartphone is built for you
The HTC Desire 510
The HTC Desire 510 is an entry-level smartphone that runs on Android KitKat. It is competitively priced and can access superfast 4G internet in locations where it is available.
This phone has a 4.7 inch touchscreen that displays in 208PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Desire 510 has a 5MP camera, can record video in up to 1080p and has a 0.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.2GHz quad core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 70 out of 100.
The Desire 510 has an estimated battery life of around 17 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 2100mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Desire 510 comes with 8GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 128GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Desire 510 comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. It is able to connect to DLNA or Miracast enabled devices (such as a laptop or smart TV) meaning that you can stream content both to and from this phone wirelessly. It has NFC compatibility which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends.
The Desire 510 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and it comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The Desire 510 brings 4G connectivity to the budget end of the smartphone market. It is a competent device with a good battery life and some of the latest smartphone tech.