Today Microsoft launched the first Lumia smartphone with its own branding, Micorsoft Lumia 535. Microsoft recently announced to launched the Lumia smartphone on 11 November.
The Microsoft Lumia 535 will be available starting November at an estimated recommended retail price of EUR 110 (roughly Rs. 8,400) before taxes and subsidies. The smartphone will be available in two variants – single SIM (with the same name) and dual-SIM, called the Lumia 535 Dual SIM. The new Microsoft Lumia 535 will first be available in countries such as China, Hong Kong and Bangladesh, with other countries to follow.
Microsoft announced the news via the Lumia Conversations blog saying,” Today sees the launch of the new Microsoft Lumia 535, our “5x5x5″ smartphone package bringing a 5-inch screen, 5-megapixel front- and rear-facing camera, and free integrated Microsoft experiences (such as Skype and OneNote) to more people at an affordable price.”
Coming to the specification, the smartphone features 5-inch IPS LCD display with a qHD (960×540 pixels) resolution and a pixel density of 220 ppi. Notably, It also sports Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Lumia 535 runs on Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim. The new Microsoft smartphone is powered by 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 200 Quad core processor with 1 GB RAM. The smartphone comes with 8 GB built in memory which can further expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). Microsoft also providing 15 GB Free cloud storage.
Microsoft Lumia 535 featured with 5 Mega-pixel Rear camera with LED flash. The main highlight features of the Lumia 535 is the 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Microsoft has announced that the Lumia 535, much like other Lumia handsets, will be available in Cyan, Bright Green, Bright Orange, White, Dark Grey, and Black colours. The smartphone is powered by 1905 mAh battery which provides 23 days standby and 11/13 hours 2G/3G talk-time
The smartphone also supports Bluetooth LE and can connect to accessories such as the Portable Wireless Speaker and Coloud Bang among others.