HTC Desire 530 mobile (Black 16GB)

Rs. 9000.00 (approx)

Quick Specs:

  • HTC Desire 530 works on OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. It is packed with Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7 processor.


Here we are discussing the latest additions to the desire line up HTC desire 530, which is a budget android smartphone running on the marshmallow version and running on the Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 chipset.


It is a midrange budget smartphone with a body enclosed in a polycarbonate or plastic shell and has the same designs of the previous desire phones, which has the slightly rounded corners on the side and the dual front facing speaker grills on the top and bottom of the display.

HTC-desire-530-0 design

HTC is also making this new desire phones a little bit more unique than the others with a bunch of paint speckles on the back what HTC likes to call it as a micro splash and the cool thing is that this isn’t some sort of preset pattern so each and every desire will look different from one to the next. You can also customize these phones further with colorful fall proof loops and snap on cases that have the same micro splash effect added to them.

HTC-desire-530-0 design

This is not the thinnest phone you regularly see, it is slightly on the fatter side which looks solid and very easy to hold down. The dimensions of the device are 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm. The weight of the device is 140grams.


HTC Desire 530 comes with a 5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen. Which is a multi-capacitive touch screen? It consists of resolution 720 x 1280 pixels. It has a pixel density of ~294ppi. Displaying around 16m colors.

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The screen to body ratio of the device is 66.2%. There is a 5-inch 720p display in the front and a snapdragon. The display is good in terms of viewing angles. The color reproduction is good and decently bright.


HTC Desire 530 works on OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. It is packed with Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7 processor. The chipset is Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 with Adreno304 GPU.

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Consisting of 1.5GB RAM and 16GB internal memory. Expandable memory up to 256GB. Having primary camera of 8MP with f/2.4, autofocus, LED flash. Provided with Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama features.

The front camera is a 5MP. Loudspeakers are given. Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS options are available. Accelerometer and proximity sensors are provided. HTML5 browser for internet browsing. It has 2200 mAh li-on non-removable battery. GPS A-GPS, GLONASS is provided.


This is an entry level smartphone with compact size display. The software here is the 6.0 marshmallow with the standard HTC sense UI on the top and it ill is a pretty familiar experience for anyone who has used an HTC device within the recent history.

All the features that you would expect from sense are here like the vertical scrolling app drawer, blink feed, witches and the overall clean experience a sense typically brings to the table. The price range is however extremely affordable.

HTC-desire-530-0 performance

If you want a bit more than this device you can opt for the Desire 630 which is mostly same which comes with a slightly more powerful chipset. Out of 16GB around 7 GB has been used as it comes preinstalled with bloatware. Multitasking is quite good. The smartphone has a smooth interface. The smartphone comes with a 2200mAh battery and supports extreme power saving mode which extended the battery life.


It comes with an 8MP rear camera and a 5Mp front camera, it comes with minimal modes like selfie camera and panorama mode. The back camera can also record HD video. Which supports full HD video recording.

HTC-desire-530-0 camera

The front camera worked decently. If you move according to the back camera it is again the best we have seen in low budget smartphones.  The 5Mp camera worked decently.


So overall the HTC desire appears to be a decent level smartphone. It has a decent 5-inch display. The processor needs to be decent enough. The good thing is you get a v6.0 marshmallow and the camera on the smartphone tries to impress us. This device is available at a price of Just Rs 9000/- Which is typically affordable.

HTC Desire 530 mobile Black 16 Full Specifications

Brand HTC
Model Name HTC
Model ID
Release Date 2016, March
OS Marshmallow v6.0
Weight 140 g
Dimensions 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE
Type Super LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches
Screen Protection Na
Touch Multi touch
Speakers Yes
3.5MM Jack Yes
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Noise Cancellation Na
Mic Na
Primary 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary 5 MP
Video 720p@30fps
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Data Connectivity
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Edge Yes
3G Yes
WLAN hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP
Infrared Na
USB microUSB v2.0
Speed HSPA , LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Internal Storage 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
External Storage up to 256 GB
Memory Slot microSD
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210
CPU Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
Graphics Adreno 304
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Browser HTML5
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Radio To be confirmed
Java No
Others - MP4/H.264 player - MP3/eAAC+/WAV player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery
Talk Time Na
Standby Time Na
Colours Black
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 month

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