Desire 300 - £110
Why this smartphone is built for you
The HTC Desire 300
The HTC Desire 300 is an entry-level smartphone that runs a version of Android Jelly Bean that has been augmented with HTC's Sense UI. It offers the opportunity to own a 'big name' brand at a reasonable price.
This phone has a 4.3 inch touchscreen that displays in 217PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Desire 300 has a 5MP camera, can record video in up to 480p and has a 0.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1GHz dual core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 27 out of 100.
The Desire 300 has an estimated battery life of around 11 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1650mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. This phone has a removable battery.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Desire 300 comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 64GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Desire 300 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.
The Desire 300 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and has HTC's BlinkFeed app installed to help you stay on top of your messages, news and updates. The Desire 300 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 300 has a good array of features for a smartphone that costs under £100. This, coupled with its attractive design makes the Desire 300 a desirable device in this price range.