India is waiting for affordable 4G smartphones from various manufacturers. Microsoft certainly understands this conditions and coming up with the most affordable 4G Smartphone from the maker itself. Recently, Microsoft launched their Lumia 550 Smartphone in UK which is considered as the Most Affordable 4G mobile from Microsoft, which runs on Windows 10 operating system right out of the box. This mobile has been announced by October and released a couple couple of days ago (i.e. on 8th December, 2015).
|Microsoft Lumia 550 under Rs.10K Coming Soon to India|
Microsoft Official Blog Post:
Microsoft officially released a blog post regards the latest Microsoft Lumia 550 Smartphone stating that, “Starting today, Microsoft Lumia 550, Microsoft's most affordable 4G LTE smartphone running Windows 10, is available in select markets at $139 USD”. The cost of this mobile isn’t that much higher than many of its siblings. According to that, the selected markets denotes that, the mobile is yet to reach India (one of Microsoft’s high market), which is currently available only in Europe. The “sales of the Lumia 550 is expected to go global in the following weeks”, Microsoft added with the blog post.
Highlights of Microsoft Lumia 550 Smartphone:
- 4.7 inch HD Display
- 1.1 GHz Quad Core Processor
- 1GB RAM & 8GB Internal Memory
- 2100mAh battery
- 5MP Rear & 2MP Selfie Snappers
- Runs on Windows 10 OS
- Includes Microsoft Office 360
- Single SIM with 4G Compatible
Yes, this is certainly the affordable 4G Smartphone from the Microsoft, whereas the mobiles with the same specs table along with Android OS are unquestionably half the price.
The Lumia 550 mobile is expected to have 4.7 inch LCD HD resolution touch screen which is quite impressive without fail. Also, the processor is almost average i.e. the Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 which has quad cores for the effective speed at the range of 1.1GHz. As per the basic requirements to runs the Windows 10 OS, this mobile is featured with 1GB RAM followed by 8GB internal storage (this spec is quite common for every mobiles under the Microsoft). Exceptionally, the expandable storage is capable of supporting up to 200GB (use it for storing all your favorite data in terms of images, videos & more).
This mobile has 141 gram which isn’t that weightier than many other mobiles. The mobile has removable battery with the capacity of about 2100mAh, which might be effective for at least a complete day’s usage. The mobile is equipped with the 5MP camera at the rear end along with the single LED flash light for low light imaging requirements. However, the Selfie snapper is capable of recording finest videos with the help of 2MP stuff. According to the banner image, the mobile could have a single SIM with the 4G LTE support. It is supported with all major Microsoft apps including the office 365*.