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HTC Desire 530

Announced:
Feb 21, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Mar 11, 2016

HTC Desire 530

Announced: Feb 21, 2016
Market status: Released
Release date: Mar 11, 2016
  • Display 5.0" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 210, Quad-core, 1100 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2200 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

294 ppi

Technology:

S-LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

66.24 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29.2 mm

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

Yes

Features:

Video calling

Front:

5 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 2.79 x 0.33 inches (146.9 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm)

Weight:

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)

Materials:

Main body: Plastic

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 8909

Processor:

Quad-core, 1100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7

GPU:

Adreno 304

RAM:

1.5 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Maximum User Storage:

9.8 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 2000 GB

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), HTC Sense UI

Battery

Capacity:

2200 mAh

Talk time (3G):

14.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1337 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

29.0 days (696 hours)
the average is 25 days (595 h)

Internet use:

Wi-Fi:

9 hours

Music playback:

84.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

HTC Desire 530

for T-Mobile

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 12, 13, 5, 4, 2, 7

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (294 ppi)

Description

The Desire 530 comes with a 5" 720p display, a quad-core Snapdragon 210 clocked at 1.1GHz, some 1.5GB of RAM, as well as 16GB of native storage, and a microSD card slot for expansion purposes. There's an 8MP rear camera with an f/2.4 aperture, while the front of the handset has a 5MP snapper with f/2.8. We're dealing with an LTE enabled handset that has a 2,200mAh battery and an Extreme Power Saving mode on board. Marshmallow is on board, which is undoubtedly nice.

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