With flagship smart phone products we often see a great deal of change in their specification from one year to the next. Manufacturers like Nokia are always trying to out do their competitors to produce the most powerful smartphones money can buy. But what about the other end of the market, the cost-effective phones which consumers buy when they don’t need or want the latest and most powerful technology. How have the phones at this end of the market improved and are customers now getting more for their money than before?
The recently announced Nokia Lumia 530 is at the lower end of Nokia’s product range, but for many it provides all the features and functionality they want. We will be looking at how it compares to its predecessor the Nokia Lumia 520 released in the early part of 2013. To see how do these two phones differ in their specification and usability.
First we will compare each specification.