If you like the Nokia Lumia 630 then you will also take a liking to the new Nokia Lumia 530 mobile phone which was released in August 2014 almost 3 months after the Nokia 630 hit the market. This mobile phone comes with 2G and 3G network access. For 2G it covers GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 and the 3G comes with HSDPA 900 / 2100 as well as HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100. The mobile phone has been well received by consumers.
The Nokia Lumia 530 comes with a large standard screen (480 x 854 pixels) with a TFT capacitive touchscreen and 16M colors. This has become standard with the Lumia range of mobile phones. The ringtones on the mobile phone is covered with options of Vibration; MP3 and WAV ringtones. The memory card slot is microSD with up to 128 GB. There is also a large internal storage with 4GB and 512 MB RAM. The phone comes with GPRS and EDGE up to 236.8 kbps. The speed is standard for a high-end phone with HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps. There is also WLan or WiFi with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot available as well as Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE/ apt-X after WP8 Denim update and USB as standard.
The Lumia 530 also comes with a good camera being a 5MP, 2592 x 1936 pixels camera. There is no secondary camera. Its video also runs at a very decent rate of 480p@30fps. If you are looking for better video then look at the Lumia 630 which has a larger video picture at the same frame rate.
This phone runs on the Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. It comes with a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200. It also has a Adreno 302 GPU. There is also a Accelerometer and with FM Radio. There is no Java however it comes with A-GPS, GLONASS GPS options.
Talk time on the mobile phone is very good considering the specs. With a Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery (BL-5J) it gives the mobile phone a standby time of 21 days and a talk time of about 10 hours. Overall a very good phone and well worth the money. It is not very expensive considering all its options so look at the other Lumia range phones if this does not fit you. The user manual has been listed below for download so you have an idea as the options on the phone before you buy.
Nokia Lumia 530 Manual