Just as promised, the HTC Desire 530 has become available in the USA. The device is being sold directly from HTC’s website and costs $179. So far only the Sprinkle White version is available, which does look pretty neat.
By the way, that sprinkled design is what stands out the most in this smartphone.
By the way, that sprinkled design is what stands out the most in this smartphone. Other specs and features are much more modest. The phone touts a 5-inch 720p display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chipset, 1.5 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, an 8 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front-facing shooter; all powered by a 2,200 mAh battery.
What you have to wonder is whether the phone is worth the $179 bucks or not. to learn more about the device you can always check out our hands-on coverage from Mobile World Congress 2016. It’s definitely a neat phone… just nothing extraordinary. Unless you are really into sprinkled paint designs, of course.
Those who aren’t quite convinced can also refer back to our buying guide on the best cheap Android smartphones. Are any of you signing up? Hit the comments to let us know.