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HTC Desire 530 (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
Adreno 304
1.5 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

HTC announced the launch of the Desire 530 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the HTC Desire 530 phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The HTC Desire 530 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery.

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HTC Desire 530 specifications

BrandHTC
NameDesire 530
ModelD530
Release date2016

Body

The weight of HTC Desire 530 is about 4.94 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC phone are average (5.78 x 2.79 x 0.33 inches).

Weight4.94 oz
Dimensions5.78 x 2.79 x 0.33 inches
Colorsgray, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HTC Desire 530 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

Display

The size of Desire 530 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches Super LCD display of HTC Desire 530 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper LCD
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HTC Desire 530 (1.5 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1.5 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Desire 530 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The HTC Desire 530 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Desire 530 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Desire 530 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Desire 530 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2200 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This HTC phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the HTC Desire 530, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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