The Tech Giant Microsoft has launched Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL in the month of November which they announced during their Windows 10 launch event.Soon after launching these two smartphones the Microsoft now came up with new budget friendly smartphone dubbed as Microsoft Lumia 550 which runs on Windows 10.The smartphone went on sale in European markets on Monday with the price tag of $139(roughly Rs.9,300).Since all of its products are also introduced in india,we may also expect this smartphone in Indian markets by next year.
Display & Camera:
Coming to the specifications the smartphone features a 4.7 inch HD IPS display with the screen resolution of 720×1280 pixels with pixel density of 315 ppi.It sports a 5 megapixel autofocus rear snapper with LED flash,f/2.4 aperture and some special features like.It also sports 2 megapixel front snapper with f/2.8 aperture.The rear camera includes features such as geo tagging,auto/manual exposure and touch focus.The front facing camera is little bit low when compared to other lumia series.
Lumia 550 is powered by 1.1 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm snapdragon 210 chipset with Adreno 304 GPU.The handset is configured with 1 GB of RAM that enhances the smooth performance during multitasking and internal memory of 8 GB which can be further expanded up to 200 GB via microSD card.Moreover,the hardware is similar to that of the other lumia series smartphones.
The connectivity options of lumia 550 includes Dual sim setup,4G LTE,WiFi,Bluetooth,GPS and USB.It features ambient light sensor and proximity sensor.The device is backed up with 2100 mAh removable battery which Microsoft claims that it will deliver up to 16 hours of talktime on 2G and 28 days of standby time.The smartphone will be available in White and black colour variants.
Along with windows 10 it has some bunch of features such as Microsoft office features optimized foe mobile view,Edge browser,Cortana voice assistant,one drive and outlook mail.The Glance screen allows the users to see the notifications without unlocking the smartphone.This is the cheapest and mid range smartphone from Microsoft running Windows 10.