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.

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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.

Stand apart looks with stand apart style: dual-color design and sleek lines turnheads, and updating online thread turns attention. HTC BlinkFeed® gives you a personalized info feed that updates throughout the day, so you’ll get your latest social network posts, breaking news, and sports scores in a glance. Plus, with HTC Themes you can create a signature display, icons, and ringtone based on your favorite photo.

5" HD screen gives you striking graphics, games, and breathtaking details. Large screen doubles as a generous viewfinder for both the 8MP main camera and up to 5MP front-facing camera* for sizzling selfies, animated close-ups, and everything in-between. And with a world-renowned performance speed, you’ll enjoy smooth browsing on the go.   *Device not intended to come into contact with water or other liquids. **Some models vary. Please see your local carrier for complete details.

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

  • bold finish Textured, micro splash finish. Comfortable grip and colorful style.
  • old school style 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 license from Dolby Laboratories

be more you Customize 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 color with the HTC Snap Case cover*. The HTC Desire 530 gives you a personalized experience inside and out.

  • HTC Themes Change the look and feel of your phone using your favorite 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 authorized retailer or operator for availability.

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Trade in your old device today! Get an estimate for what your current device is worth by clicking here. You’ll receive an email with instructions for packaging and mailing in your old device. Once it’s received and verified that it meets the requirements, you will be mailed a check within 30 days of receiving your device. Please note the check is issued from our partner, Clover Wireless, not HTC.

Buy from HTC

When you buy the HTC Desire 530 from, you get more value and a greater level of freedom with a special SIM unlocked edition that comes with unique benefits.

Less pre-loaded software.
Unnecessary pre-loaded applications (bloat ware) have been removed from the unlocked HTC 10. You’ll enjoy a clutter-free experience that is completely customizable.

You’ll be able to switch carriers at will with the HTC Desire 530 unlocked edition.
Simply insert your AT&T or T-Mobile SIM to begin using your HTC Desire-530.

International travel can be a lot easier too.
A SIM unlocked phone allows you to switch SIMs to the local carrier of your choice, maximizing your coverage and minimizing your cost.

*AT&T, T-Mobile, Metro PCS, Alaska Communications, Cricket, Walmart Family Mobile, Straight Talk and Net 10 customers can use an unlocked HTC Desire 530 today.

Tech Specs
146.9 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm
5 inch, Full HD 720p (1280x 720 pixels); Resolution at 294 ppi (pixel per inch); super LCD
2G/2.5G - GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz; 3G UMTS: 850/900/2100 MHz; 4G LTE™ Supports Cat 4 LTE, download up to 150 Mbps, upload up to 51 Mbps
Bluetooth® 4.1, NFC, Wi-Fi®: 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz), 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, micro-USB 2.0
Additional Features
3-finger swipe for multimedia output; Quiet ring on pick up; Pocket mode; Flip to Mute
Specifications are subject to change without prior notice
Android 6 with HTC Sense
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
Main camera: 8MP, Auto-focus, BSI sensor, ƒ/2.4 aperture and 34mm focal length, HDR mode, Panorama mode
Front camera: 5MP, 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
HTC BoomSound profile for headset
CPU Speed
Qualcomm® Snapdragon 210, 4 x 1.1 GHz
SIM card Type
nano SIM
Capacity: 2000 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
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Magnetic sensor
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
  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.