HTC Desire 530 Review: Mobile World Congress of 2016 threw light on the plethora of technology being worked upon in Telecommunications arena resulting in wide-ranging handsets from mobile makers across the globe. All the mobile makers from world ranging from old and established company to a recent market player were present to exhibit the work being carried out in the tech labs of their enterprises in Barcelona this year.
HTC being the oldest pioneers the technology of cell phone manufacturing hence it participated in the Congress and had launched a series of Desire smartphones. They are named as Desire 530, Desire 630, and Desire 825. Established in 1997 as a laptop producer, Taiwan-based HTC shortly started with smart phone production. It launched its first commercial Android smartphone, the HTC Dream, in 2008.
At present, it is a manufacturer of both Android as well as Windows smartphones. Then it re-entered the tablet marketplace with Google Nexus 9 in 2014.It is among those series which are reasonably priced for people who do not plan to invest much in a smartphone but look forward to fabulous results. HTC Desire 530 focuses on those customers who aspire for performance being prudent.
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HTC Desire 530 – A Budget Smartphone Review
Design and Look: Shaped out of Aluminum with the breadth of 8.3 mm this handset is sleek and trendy as compared to the other cell phones. It is exceptionally simple to carry it everywhere as it will neither bother you nor your hands. The weight of this phone is only 140 gm and is lighter than its counterparts. The measurement is 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm which is irrefutably impressive for its users as well as other people. The primary stress of all three Desire-range smart phones is the vibrant polycarbonate back panels with distinctive micro splatter smeared speckle.
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Touch & Display: Super LCD capacitive touch screen has 16M colors. It renovates the experience of images being captured and exhibited on the display. It has a feather and refined touch which cannot be solely expressed in words but has to be felt and experienced with the phone in your hands. It has a super 720 x 1280 pixels resolution with ~294 PPI pixel density which is surprising. It fills every picture and video with a uniqueness that we expect for in a device. 5 inches long screen has 66.2% screen-to-body percentage goes well with the multi touch of HTC Desire 350.
Variants: HTC Desire 530 is easy to get to in various colors like Graphite Grey, Solid Stratus White to tempt the one and all. No phone looks the same due to the varied color speckles present on its back. HTC launched its Desire range including Desire 530, Desire 630, and Desire 825 smartphones. They vary in one characteristic or other but have the same quality and promise excellent service to their users.
Software: HTC Desire 350 operating system is Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a chipset with Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210, central processing unit Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7 and GPU Adreno 304. The internal memory at hand in this phone is 16 GB with supplementary 1.5 GB RAM with a memory card slot in microSD with a dedicated slot which can be further increased up to 200 GB. Alert types consist of vibration, MP3 and WAV ringtones. Loudspeaker, 3.5mm jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS and micro USB v2.0 are also a part of it.
Camera: HTC Desire 350 has an 8-megapixel rear camera with a 5-megapixel secondary front facing camera. The primary camera has LED flash light while the frontage camera is a usual selfie clicker. It has a video recorder of 720p@30fps. It has got functions like geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, panorama and face detection for its customers. The camera of this phone has got immense display lucidity with superb sunlight legibility.
It enhances the sight of clicks allowing us to see the pictures even when we are holding it in the direct sunlight. We could arrest the moments in HDR photos and panoramas with the automatic face detection and touch focus. We figured out that primary camera clicked a good sum of detail for a budget smartphone, but the colors were pale.
Battery: HTC Desire 350 has non separable Li-lon 2200 mAh battery. It is able enough to support power consuming procedures with regularized charging. You can think of a phone experience but will have to carry the charger with you without forgetting.
Accessories: Accessories comprise of a data cable, a battery charger, and earphones which can be used time after time for a grand music, movie and gaming extravaganza. HTC is furthermore introducing snap gears and multicolored lanyards with these mobiles.
Reviews about the phone
It’s a vintage cellular phone in the company of contemporary capabilities with the price estimated approximately @ Rs 16000/- to Rs 17000/-. This Desire model looks more like a work of art than a piece of advanced Telecommunication technology. The paint splashes and speckles give the impression of being of an artist’s canvass all set to experience more. It is the newest appearance in the market for color-conscious phone users.
It has acquired a plastic sheath which weighs less. The nice-looking amplifier grill sits above and below the screen. Concerning appearance, HTC bagged this time. However, the battery seems to be less charming to go hand in hand with the other features of this mobile. Snap gears and lanyards are something new that would categorically pull buyers towards this handset. The phone is decent for the middle-income group with a knack for tech style and efficiency. It is a budget smartphone a not so good camera.