Nokia Lumia 530 is an affordable smartphone with lower mid-range specifications. It packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset with Quad-core 1.2 GHz CPU. It’s also backed by Adreno 302 GPU and 512 MB of RAM. It could have been better with bigger RAM, but the phone already seems pretty reliable to handle simple tasks. Despite the relatively low specs, it can perform better than other phones in the same class since it uses Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. The Windows OS is claimed to be lighter than the others so it doesn’t take too much power to run the system. The Lumia 530 only has 4 GB of internal storage. Thankfully, it allows storage expansion by providing memory card slot. You can add microSD card up to 128 GB. To support the performance, it uses Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery. Nokia Lumia 530 is also available in Dual SIM version.In terms of design, Nokia Lumia 530 looks pretty attractive with colorful back covers. It also feels ergonomic. The curved corners allow you to hold the phone more comfortably. The Lumia 530 sports a 4.0″ touchscreen. The size is moderate and it can slip easily into your pocket. The touchscreen is quite responsive and equipped with multitouch support. It has a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels (245 ppi pixel density) which is pretty good for its size. It delivers good brightness so you can watch videos or view other contents comfortably. On the back of the phone, you can find a 5 MP camera which features 1/4” sensor size and video recording capability (480p@30fps). Unfortunately, the Lumia 530 doesn’t include a front-facing camera which can be used for video calling.
Other features in Nokia Lumia 530:
– Connectivity options: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot; Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE/ apt-X after WP8 Denim update; and microUSB v2.0
– GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
– FM Radio
– Email, Push Email, Instant Messaging, HTML5
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
– MP4/H.264/WMV player
– OneDrive (15 GB cloud storage)
– Document viewer
– Video editor
– Photo editor
Size: 119.7 x 62.3 x 11.7 mm, 86.8 cc (4.71 x 2.45 x 0.46 in)
Weight: 129 g (4.55 oz)
How to Factory Reset Nokia Lumia 530
To reset your phone, on the start screen, swipe down from the top of the screen, and tap ALL SETTINGS > about > reset your phone.
Resetting restores the factory settings, and erases all your personal content, but you can restore your backed up data after signing in to your Microsoft account.