Microsoft Lumia 550 price slashed to £49.99 with contract, £29.99 on upgrade in the UK


Following #Brexit, the British pound did fall to a record 31-year low, but this won't stop Britons from getting their money's worth. Following the £10 price cut Microsoft put on the Lumia 550 (now worth £89.99 unlocked), British retailer Carphone Warehouse took the executioner axe to its price tag, slashing it in almost half to just £39.99 when purchased with a £10 SIM card from EE or Vodafone.

Totaling £49.99, the offer will net you a black or white Lumia 550 bundled with 500MB of 4G data, 150 talk minutes and unlimited texts per month. Non too shabby! Moreover, customers who can upgrade on a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) plan are able to get the Lumia 550 for just £29.99.

Being a budget Windows 10 proposition, the Lumia 550 features a 4.7-inch display with 720p resolution and is powered by the humble Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chipset, paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of expandable storage. It also has a 5MP main camera that shoots 720p/30FPS videos and a 2MP selfie cam on the front. Yep, hardly anything mind-blowing here, but you could do a lot worse with a £49.99 phone!


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Lumia 550
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 210, Quad-core, 1100 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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5 Comments

1. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Yo man, that sucks, dude... It such a good phone, brah... Why ain't no body around wanna buy that bling, huh? Hey yo, you ain't lived if you ain't used one of them phones, brah... Android is whack, man... I'm tellin' ya... Windows is the future, homie... G'Day... (Ahem)... Chill Dude... Peace.

2. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Why don't you buy it?

4. fly2click

Posts: 41; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

I see !

3. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Ohh man!! Wish i could i get one!!

5. dazed1

Posts: 799; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

too bad, even for free is still awful phone.

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