After posting a couple of teasers last week, Microsoft today took the wraps off its first-ever non-Nokia Lumia smartphone. Called the Lumia 535, this affordable smartphone is priced at Euros 110 (Rs 8,000 approximately) and will go on sale in select markets later this month. Also Read - Windows 11 out now in “reliable” beta version, allows Dev Channel users to switch
As for specifications, they are in line with the rumors that surfaced online in the past couple of weeks. The Lumia 535 flaunts a 5-inch qHD (960×540 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. Also included is 8GB internal storage that can be further expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. Also Read - Xbox Series X restock in India possible by early August, no news on Series S
On the photography front, the Lumia 535 has a 5-megapixel camera at the back along with flash. This is a big improvement over the Lumia 520 and the Lumia 525, which didn’t feature a flash. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel wide-angle camera. Also Read - Xbox Game Pass: List of games coming to consoles in July, big games releasing next month
The Lumia 535 will be available in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants, supports 3G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, and on the software front, it runs on Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim update.