Nokia Lumia 530

69
Global
Score
69

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (Windows Phone)
Camera
yes
Internal memory
4 GB
Screen size
4 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (Windows Phone)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Camera

Camera
yes (5 megapixels) (f/2.4) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Contact pictures)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, WiFi location)

Storage

Internal memory
4 GB
Memory card
Array

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Bluetooth
4.0 (HFP [hands-free], A2DP [stereo audio], AVRCP [media control], OPP / FTP [file transfer])

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (GSM) (UMTS / WCDMA, HSDPA, HSUPA)
Subscriber identity
micro-SIM card

Display

Screen size
4 inches
Screen resolution
Other (854, 480)
Pixel density
246 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Mono

Hardware

Processor make
Qualcomm (Snapdragon 200)
CPU
1.2 GHz
CPU cores
Quad-core
RAM
512 MB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)