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Microsoft Lumia 530 (2014) review

Microsoft Windows 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
Adreno 302
512 MB / 4 GB
4 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1936 px

Microsoft announced the launch of the Lumia 530 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Microsoft Lumia 530 phone with 4 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Microsoft Lumia 530 comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery. The 4 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 854 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Microsoft Lumia 530 specifications

BrandMicrosoft
NameLumia 530
ModelL530
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Microsoft Lumia 530 is about 4.55 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Microsoft phone are average (4.71 x 2.45 x 0.46 inches).

Weight4.55 oz
Dimensions4.71 x 2.45 x 0.46 inches
Colorsbright green, bright orange, dark grey, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Microsoft Lumia 530 comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionMicrosoft Windows 8.1
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 302

Display

The size of Lumia 530 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4 inches TFT display of Microsoft Lumia 530 with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Microsoft Lumia 530 (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Lumia 530 has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). 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 camerano
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1936 px
Flashno

Connectivity

The Microsoft Lumia 530 doesn't support 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 Lumia 530 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1430 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 Lumia 530 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1430 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.

Sensorsaccelerometer
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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 Microsoft Lumia 530, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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