Nokia Lumia 530 Dual SIM

price Rs. 5,900 onwards | launch Aug, 2014
magic score ?
<50
poor value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#477
of 490 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 7 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Good build quality
  • Easily pocketable
  • Slick Windows Phone interface
  • Decent performance in day-to-day use
  • On screen navigation keys afford a cleaner, more attractive look
  • Good battery life
  • Up to 128GB expandable storage
  • Included Microsoft Office software

What We Didn't

  • Smooth plastic casing offers very little grip, so using a case is a good idea
  • Average, small display
  • Mediocre camera
  • No front camera for videocalling

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Operating System
Smartphone OSWindows Phone 8.1, Upgradeable to 10
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4 inches
Screen Resolution480x854 pixels (~ 245 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
GPUAdreno 302
RAM512 MB
Memory
Internal Memory4 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1430 mAh
Battery Standby528 hrs
Battery Talktime13.40 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)10.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Playback Time: 51 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 5.5 hrs
Dimensions
Weight129 gm
Thickness11.7 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Other Camera Features
  • 1/4'' sensor size
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
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App StoreWindows Marketplace
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
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  • Cloud Storage (15 GB)
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average brand rating
3.28/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Average
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys
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