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Sony Ericsson K530i

Sony Ericsson K530i
alaScore 83

450 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 450 reviews of Sony Ericsson K530i. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Ericsson K530i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (

Stuff magazine


It looks like another boring mid-range phone, but the affordable K530i packs hidden surprises including 3G

A solid, dependable handset with welcome flourishes including good looks and 3G

Nov, 2007

Expert review by: Zod (

sony ericsson k530i


The Sony Ericsson K530i is a decent phone. It's a mid-range 3G phone with mid-range features. The camera is missing key features (auto-focus, macro mode, flash) and the screen resolution is a bit ancient.

3G, Battery life

176 x 220 screen resolution, Camera, No memory card in box

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: (yourmobilephonereviews)

Sony Ericsson K530i 3G Phone


The Sony Ericsson K530i is a sleek 3G mobile phone which is a highly Internet & camera focused member of the popular Sony Ericsson K range. The K530i is from the same family as the Sony Ericsson K510i, the stylish Sony Ericsson K550i & the Sony...

Expert review by: (

Sony Ericsson K530i


The Sony Ericsson K530i is a stylish and sleek piece of gadget that offers a high quality camera and internet capabilities. The K530i handset is featured with a big 262k color TFT kind of screen with a total resolution of about 240 x 320 pixels. It...

Over all the Sony Ericcson K530i is loaded with features that will guarantee user satisfaction and almost unlimited potential in terms of the various features it offers and tasks it can achieved.

Consumer review by: merlinicus (

Extremely reliable and robust


This is a great phone, in terms of its ease of use and menu functions. Good for connectivity. Camera is ok but not brilliant.Extremely reliable and robust. I have a number of different phones from a number of different vendors. Sony Erricson see...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: dixie (

so simple to use and it has a really neat design


This mobile phone is so simple to use and it has a really neat design. I found that it is also a great size for the pocket and perfect to put in your handbag too ladies. Clear graphics on the screen and one of the best I have come accross, recommende...

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: Matthew (

great for kids as it doesn't look posh or dear


This phone is great for kids as it doesn't look posh or dear. But is a really good phone with alot of features and ease of use. I would buy this phone again as it is really good and inexpensive. It also has a decent camera which takes stills and vide...

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: whizkid (

Sony Ericsson K530i


The Sony Ericsson K530i is my secound Sony Ericsson and the K530i is a great phone, I have not had any problems with the phone, nice easy menus and settings are easy to change. The phone has its own calender which is a great feature as it makes sure ...

May, 2009

Consumer review by: solihil99 (

only £50, this was far better than my contract phone which was over £200


I bought this phone as replacement for my contract phone that broke and although only £50, this phone was far better than my contract phone which was over £200. It is easy to use, small and light. The camera is poor though and would benefit from a ...

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: LCFC (

almost everything you could want and is reasonalbly priced


This is the perfect phone for me, for the simple reason that it does almost everything you could want and is reasonalbly priced. I have had this phone for a year now which says alot because I never normally have a phone for more than about 5 months....

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications


Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown


Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver: No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer

Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:3 / Orange / Sim Free / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: No
Push email: No


Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable