HTC has unleashed a new lineup of mid-range smartphones at MWC 2016. These devices boast great looks but mediocre hardware. The list includes the HTC Desire 530, 630, and 825.

Of the three, the HTC Desire 530 and 630 look almost the same and come in a 5-inch form factor. Both 530 and 630 come with a 720p Super HD screen. The HTC Desire 530 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 1.0GHz processor which is paired with 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.

The Desire 630 comes with a Snapdragon 400 1.6GHz processor paired with 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage.On the camera front, the HTC desire 530 has a 8MP camera while the Desire 630 comes has a 13MP camera. Nothing much to boast about in both these devices.


The Desire 825 is the larger one amongst the newly launched phones. It has a 720p HD display and a 5.5 inch screen (Really? 720p on a 5.5inch, does HTC wants us to go back into 2010?) On the specifications front, it comes with a Snapdragon 400 1.6GHz processor and is matched with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The device has a 2,700mAh battery, which coupled with a low-resolution display promises good battery performance.

What HTC  aims to sell using these devices are the “micro splash” paint design that HTC claims is unique to each and every of these new phones built which will be designed with special nozzles that sprays colorful dots on the phone’s rear plastic casing. No pricing details have been revealed yet.