'While the design is great to look at, the glossy plastic is a fingerprint magnet, and you'll end up with a very smudged rear cover. '
'The glossy plastic is a serious fingerprint magnet but the front glass also lacked any oleophobic properties and became a smudgy mess, too. '
'decent overall spec'
'The HTC Desire is one of the best looking smartphones available right now.'
'It looks and feels like a great little phone, but it’s impossible to view it in isolation and on the current market there are choices which present better value for money at (and in fact below) this price point. '
'The Desire 500 tackles the essentials well, doesn't cost the Earth and has a more interesting design than most budget smart phones. '
'Nice aluminum design.'
'Fingerprint scanner's location makes it difficult not to swipe the camera lens.'
'excellent display and stellar battery life'
'As with the regular HTC One, image quality is incredibly sharp, while brightness, colour and contrast are all excellent.'
'The screen is extremely detailed, sharp, and for the tech geeks - pixel density comes at the whopping 468ppi.'
'Cased in a metal body, it's staggeringly good looking.'
'It looks and feels like a high quality product with styling and design that equals the iPhone 5. '
'This combined with the new sensor means that the One has been designed with low light photography clearly in mind. '