Share your directorial debut as the HTC Desire 500 lands on Three.

With HTC’s Video Highlights, the Desire 500 automatically creates 30 second mini-movies from your photos and videos, for you to personalise with your own theme and matching music. Plus, the VideoPic setting allows you to take photos and videos at the same time. Budding movie directors can capture their favourite moments and share with friends and family from the palm of their hands.

Coming with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, switching between Spotify, Instagram, or the latest Android games, such as Avengers Alliance, is simple and quick. The HTC Desire 500 also features an 8 megapixel camera with a multi-shot burst mode that captures up to four shots every second.

Sylvia Chind, head of devices at Three, said: “With a price tag of under £200 the HTC Desire 500 is a great value smartphone with fantastic features and performance. Fans of HTC’s Video Highlights will love Three’s all-you-can-eat data and new Pay As You Go rates, at 1p per megabyte, as they will be able to share all their favourite videos without breaking the bank.”

This great smartphone also features HTC BlinkFeed, a nifty free service that streams social network updates from your friends and news channels that you’ve selected straight to your home screen so you always have the latest news about things you care about.

The HTC Desire 500 is available on Pay As You Go for £199. It is also available on the One Plan for £24 per month with no upfront cost. Alternatively you can get the phone on the Ultimate Internet 500 plan for £21 per month, and no upfront cost that gives you 500 minutes, 5,000 texts and all-you-can-eat data. Or the Ultimate Internet 100 plan with again no upfront cost for £18 a month for 100 minutes plus 5000 texts and all-you-can-eat data.


Key features:

  • All the latest news delivered to your home-screen
  • Multi-shot camera burst mode
  • 30-second mini movies from your events to share
  • Super-fast performance
  • Powered by Android

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