HTC Desire 530

make a splash

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Meet the HTC Desire 530. The smartphone that lets you stand out with unique micro splash styling, impressive audio and great cameras front and back.
Go ahead – make an impact.

* Device not intended to come into contact with water or other liquids.

every one unique

Crafted with a micro splash finish applied over the handset, HTC Desire 530 has a unique style all its own. Featuring a soft-touch polycarbonate body and complementary lanyard strap to complete a personalised look.

Stand out with the playfully retro, uniquely designed HTC Desire 530.

bold finish

Textured, micro splash finish. Comfortable grip and colourful style.

old school style

Includes lanyard strap for personal flair. Lanyard hole fits numerous accessories.

new school design

Soft-grip frame for easy use. Standout button with a modern feel.

awesome photos front and back

Graduation walks, game-winning goals, roller coaster screams and more: when it comes to capturing magic moments, the HTC Desire 530 has you covered front and back.

double-sided magic

8MP main camera with autofocus feature for clear pics. 5MP front camera with Auto and Voice Selfie, and Photo Editor feature – get creative with your selfies!

Google Photos

FREE unlimited cloud storage for photos and videos. Search function finds photos by subject, fact, location and more.*

*Terms and conditions apply, click here.

amp up your audio

The HTC Desire 530 comes with a high quality amp that boosts volume and bass to impressive levels without distorting the sound. Coupled with the HTC BoomSound Dolby Audio Profile*, your music has never sounded better – no matter what earphones you’re using.


*Manufactured under licence from Dolby Laboratories

be more you

Customise your homescreen, access apps you need when you need them and even get recommendations for the local area you're in. Add protection and an extra splash of colour with the HTC Snap Case cover*. The HTC Desire 530 gives you a personalised experience inside and out.

HTC Themes

Change the look and feel of your phone using your favourite personal photo with HTC Themes. Control everything from the shape and size of your icons, ring tone and even wallpaper of your phone.

HTC Sense Home

Get apps based on your location, and enjoy work apps at the office and entertainment when you get home.

HTC BlinkFeed

Stay up to date with the latest entertainment and news, social posts, event notifications, mealtime recommendations and more.

*Varies by region. Please see your authorised retailer or operator for availability.

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Meet the HTC Desire 530

Featuring a one-of-a-kind finish, brilliant 5” LCD HD display, 8MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera, the HTC Desire 530 is built to stand out, crafted to fit in and designed to be more you.

  • Lanyard included with purchase*
  • 8MP main autofocus camera, 5MP selfie camera
  • Google Photos and Photo Editor

*Varies by region. Please see your authorised retailer or operator for availability.

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  • Size1

    146.9 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm
  • CPU Speed

    Qualcomm® Snapdragon 210, 4x1.1 GHz

    Qualcomm® Snapdragon 210, 4x1.1 GHz

  • Network3

    • 2G/2.5G - GSM/GPRS/EDGE:
    • 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
    • 3G UMTS:
    • 850/900/2100 MHz
    • 4G LTE:
    • FDD: Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20 (EMEA)
    • FDD: Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8 (ASIA)
    • FDD: Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28 (TW and Telstra)
    • Supports Cat 4 LTE, download up to 150 Mbps, upload up to 51 Mbps
  • Sensors

    • Ambient light sensor
    • Proximity sensor
    • Motion G sensor
  • Camera

    • Main camera:
    • 8-megapixel
    • Auto-focus
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.4 aperture and 34mm focal length
    • HDR mode
    • Panorama mode

    • Front camera:
    • 5-megapixel
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.8 aperture and 34mm focal length
    • Auto selfie (smile selfie, still selfie)
    • Voice Selfie
    • Selfie timer up to 10 seconds
    • Touch to capture
    • HDR mode
    • Main camera:
    • 8-megapixel
    • Auto-focus
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.4 aperture and 34mm focal length
    • HDR mode
    • Panorama mode

    • Front camera:
    • 5-megapixel
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.8 aperture and 34mm focal length
    • Auto selfie (smile selfie, still selfie)
    • Voice Selfie
    • Selfie timer up to 10 seconds
    • Touch to capture
    • HDR mode
  • Additional Features

    • 3-finger swipe for multimedia output
    • Quite ring on pick up
    • Pocket mode
    • Flip to Mute
  • Weight

    140g
  • Platform Android2

    Android 6 with HTC Sense

  • Memory4

    • ROM: 16GB / RAM: 1.5GB
    • Extended memory: microSD™ up to 2TB
    • ROM: 16GB / RAM: 1.5GB
    • Available storage for users: about 9.8 GB
    • Extended memory: microSD up to 2TB
    • Flex Storage supported
    • Google back up
    • Transfer data from another phone via HTC transfer tool
  • Connectivity

    • BT 4.1
    • NFC (Not available in TW, AU, Singapore and Malaysia SKU)
    • Wi-Fi®: 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz)
    • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
    • micro-USB 2.0
  • Multimedia

    • Audio supported formats:
    • Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma
    • Recording: .aac
    • Video supported formats:
    • Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv, .avi
    • Recording: .mp4
  • Display

    5 inch, Full HD 720p (1280x 720 pixels)
    Resolution at 294 ppi (pixel per inch)
    super LCD

    5 inch, Full HD 720p (1280x 720 pixels)
    Resolution at 294 ppi (pixel per inch)
    super LCD

  • SIM Card Type

    Nano SIM

  • GPS

    GPS/AGPS + GLONASS

  • Sound

    HTC BoomSound profile for headset

  • Battery5

    Capacity: 2200 mAh

    • Capacity: 2200 mAh
    • HD video playback: up to 10 hours
    • Audio playback: up to 84 hours
    • Internet use on Wi-Fi: up to 9 hours
    • Talk time on 3G network: up to 14 hours
    • Standby time on 3G network: up to 29 days
    • Power saving mode
    • Extreme power saving mode
  1. All units of measurement may vary slightly according to manufacturing tolerance.

  2. Platform may be different after software update.

  3. 4G LTE™ only available in select countries, depending on the mobile operator, your location and network bands configuration. Upload and download speeds also depend on the mobile provider.

  4. Available storage is less due to phone software. Available storage is subject to change based on phone software updates and apps usage. Extended memory limited to available microSD card size.

  5. The battery claims herein may vary based on mobile network, location, signal strength, feature configurations, phone usage and many other factors. Actual results may vary. HD video playback is conducted with 720P HD MP4 video on a device with audio through a headset at default screen brightness and audio level (without BoomSound profile). Audio playback is conducted with MP3 audio with output through a headset at default audio level (without BoomSound profile). Internet use over Wi-Fi tests are conducted using a dedicated web server with device browsing versions of 10 popular web pages. All settings are set to default except Auto-Brightness is turned off.

Note: Specifications may be different after software update and are subject to change without prior notice.