The colorful HTC Desire 530 is coming to the US: to be available from Verizon, T-Mobile, HTC.com
An entry level handset, it will come with a quad-core, 1.1 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210, 1.5 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of expandable storage. It's display has a 5-inch diagonal and a resolution of 720x1280 pixels. Its main camera has an 8 MP sensor and an F2.4 aperture lens, while the selfie snapper on the front has a 5 MP resolution and an F2.8 aperture. The operating system is Android 6 Marshmallow, and the lights are kept on by a 2,200 mAh battery.
HTC touts its Voice Selfie and Auto Selfie features, which make it easy to take hands-free self portraits, and the BSI sensor in the backside camera, which should improve low-light performance. The camera also features burst shot and panorama modes.
The new Desire handsets feature what HTC calls a Micro Splash design. In reality – it's a mix between colorful plastic components for the body, with a contrasting paint sprinkled all over. The first finish confirmed to become available is Sprinke White, which will be sold directly from HTC.com for $179 later in July.
As far as carrier availability goes – the HTC Desire 530 will be sold by T-Mobile and Verizon. Exact launch dates and color choices will be announced separately by each carrier.