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HTC's new Desire phones keep a low, thin profile (pictures)

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, HTC took the wraps off three new Desire phones, the 530, the 630 and the 825. Slim and trim, they stick to the middle of the road on features.

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HTC Desire 530 and 630

HTC's new Desire 530 and 630 share identical designs. Each has a bright, 5-inch 720p display with a thin bezel on either side. Of course, you can arrange apps and folders on the screen just as you like.

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Below the display is the sole physical control and a seven-holed microphone.

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The speaker up top has the same simple design, which I quite like. In the upper left corner is the 5-megapixel camera.

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Around back is where the 530 and 630 start to differ. The 530 has an 8-megapixel camera and the 630 has a 13-megapixel shooter.

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Both phones have trim 8.3mm profiles. A volume rocker and other controls sit on the spines.

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Both phones have 16GB of internal storage, expandable memory slots, support for 4G LTE networks, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and 2,200mAh batteries. The 630 has room for two SIM cards, as well.

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Both phones run Android 6.0 Marshmallow but on different processors. The 530 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chip and the 630 has a Snapdragon 400 processor.

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Besides white, the 530 also comes in multiple color options.

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Desire 825

The Desire 825 has most of the same features as the 530, but with additional colors.

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