July 23rd 2014 8:14 am

Critic reviews

6.7
6 reviews
  • Reception and call quality
    8.8
  • Display
    6.2
  • Battery life
    6.4
  • Camera
    6.6
  • Ease of use
  • Design and form factor
    7.2
  • Portability (size / weight)
    8.0
  • Media support
  • Durability
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

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  • Reception and call quality
  • Display
  • Battery life
  • Camera
  • Ease of use
  • Design and form factor
  • Portability (size / weight)
  • Media support
  • Durability
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
7.0
CNET Oct 14, 2014

Is it worth the cash you pay for it? Yes, it really is. But remember - this is the sort of phone that you buy because you’re saving up for a far, far nicer phone.

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6.0
CNET Oct 7, 2014

Since specs are decidedly basic, its low price is the major reason to seek out the Nokia Lumia 530.

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7.0
TechRadar Sep 23, 2014

The Lumia 530 wants to claim the budget crown in the face of stiff Android competition. It's a valiant effort that represents good value for money, but it's a case of two steps forward and one step back for Nokia.

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6.0
TrustedReviews Sep 16, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 530 cuts out every little extra, streamlines every feature to save money. But it does so to too great a degree, offering a worse experience than either its now-cheaper predecessor or the many Android alternatives.

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