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ZTE A530 With 18:9 Display, Android 8.0 Oreo Launched

ZTE-A530

ZTE has launched a new budget smartphone in China – the ZTE A530. Dual 4G VoLTE smartphone, it is now available to buy in the country via the My ZTE online site. The ZTE A530 price has been set at CNY 799 (roughly Rs. 8,300). One of the highlights of the smartphone is that runs MiFavor 5.2 based on the relatively modern Android 8.0 Oreo. The ZTE A530 also sports an 18:9 display, and a dedicated microSD card slot.

The dual-SIM (Nano) ZTE A530 runs MiFavor 5.2 based on Android 8.0 Oreo, and sports a 5.45 HD+ (720×1440 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and an 82 percent screen to body ratio. It is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MTK6739 clocked at up to 1.5GHz with 2GB of RAM. It sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED flash. On the front, it bears a 2-megapixel fixed focus camera.

The ZTE A530 comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (maximum supported capacity not known) with its own dedicated card slot. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC, Bluetooth v4.1, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB. It sports a 2660mAh battery, and measures 146.4×69.2×8.5mm.

Late last month, ZTE brand Nubia launched the Nubia V18 in China. The launch came soon after the company unveiled the Nubia N3 in the same country. The key highlights of the Nubia V18 are its 6.01-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio, Snapdragon 625 SoC and 4GB of RAM. The smartphone lacks a dual-camera setup at the back, but it comes with the company’s own Maverick voice assistant. Additionally, the smartphone comes with both face unlock and fingerprint scanners.

ZTE A530


General

Release date April 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 146.40 x 69.20 x 8.50
Battery capacity (mAh) 2660
Removable battery No

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.45
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1440 pixels

Hardware

Processor 1.5GHz quad-core
Processor make MediaTek MTK6739
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD

Camera

Rear camera 5-megapixel
Rear Flash LED
Front camera 2-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 8.0
Skin MiFavor 5.2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
NFC Yes
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes