Fresh of the local release of the Lumia 550, Microsoft announced another budget smartphone that runs on Windows 10 Mobile, the Microsoft Lumia 550.
Despite its affordable price tag, which is currently pegged at USD199, the new Microsoft Lumia 650 has a hint of class to it courtesy of its anodized aluminum sides.
The inner workings of the Lumia 650 is what one would expect from a budget smartphone. It comprises of a quad-core Snapdragon 212 processor clocked at 1.3GHz which is paired with an Adreno 304 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The default storage of the device is 16GB, but can be expanded through a microSD card for up to 200GB.
Other features of the Lumia 650 include a 5-inch AMOLED display with 720p resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 for protection, an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and 5-megapixel shooter on the front.
Microsoft Lumia 650 specs:
|OS||Windows 10 Mobile|
|Processor||1.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 quad-core processor|
|Display||5-inch AMOLED ClearBlack display, 1280 x 720, Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Storage||Expandable 16GB on-board storage|
|Camera||8-megapixel rear camear with LED flash + 5-megapixel front camera with wide-angle lens|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano SIM) Dual-SIM (optional), 4G/LTE|
|Dimensions||142 x 70.9 x 6.9 mm|
|Others||NFC, Bluetooth 4.1 A2DP LE, DLNA|
|Color||Black and White|
The new Microsoft Lumia 650 will be available in the market (starting in European countries) on February 18 with an SRP of £150. There’s currently no word when the handset will be available locally, or if it will even be sold outside of EU countries.