Microsoft Lumia 550 stars in official video

Microsoft Lumia 550 stars in official video
With its entry-level specs, it is easy to forget that the Microsoft Lumia 550 was unveiled at the same time as the new Windows 10 Mobile powerhouses, the Microsoft Lumia 950 and the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. Still, that doesn't mean that Microsoft is just going to forget about the phone. An official video was released today for the Lumia 550, detailing some of its features, including the latest Office apps that are pre-loaded on the device.

The Lumia 550 is equipped with a 4.7-inch screen, carrying a 720 x 1280 resolution. That works out to a 314ppi pixel density. The Snapdragon 210 SoC is under the hood, with a quad-core 1.1GHz CPU and the Adreno 304 GPU. 1GB of RAM is inside, along with 8GB of internal, expandable storage. A 5MP camera adorns the back of the unit, while a 2MP shooter graces the front. A 2100mAh battery keeps the generator humming, and Windows 10 Mobile is pre-installed.

The phone will be available unlocked, directly from Microsoft, starting in December. Priced at $139, the phone still comes with Cortana and other Windows 10 Mobile features that you'll find on more expensive Lumia models.

Check out the Lumia 550 by clicking on the video below.



source: Microsoft

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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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10 Comments

1. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Gibe the 950 b0ss

2. Bernoulli

Posts: 4359; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Bbos?

3. Lycan155

Posts: 254; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Cool add

4. Bondurant

Posts: 780; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Microsoft as always with the best ads.

5. BATTERY_LIVES_MATTER

Posts: 106; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Microsoft: stick to Xbox and PCs Everyone else: sell any Microsoft stock you may own because even the above has lost its popularity. Though I guess still opting for the free OneDrive cloud storage isn't a bad idea.

6. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

I amazed about how much ignorance you have packed into one comment. You should give yourself a good old pat on the back.

7. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Stop drinking the water where you live. Are you MAD?? let's see. Microsoft finally got the Surface Pro Tablet's design right in the Surface Pro 3 and is making a profit selling them. it got Best tablet reward at CES 2015. The New Surface Book is a HIT and the Surface Pro 4 is thinner lighter and better than the Surface pro 3. The New 950/950XL smart phones can be used as a Desktop PC with it's Continuum function and a large monitor and mouse and keyboard and a special dock. In the USA Windows smart phones are not popular but in many overseas markets they are. so Microsoft will continue to make them although microsoft will make fewer models of them

8. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

I predict that the Microsoft Lumia 550 will replace the Nokia lumia 520 as Microsoft's best selling budget smart phone because it is cheap as hell and has all the basic things a person needs to have in a modern smartphone and will run all the Apps in the Windows 10 mobile store

9. hemedans

Posts: 755; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

but its not different, during 520 era there were no single budget phone which come with krait soc. 520 and moto x 2013(motorola flagship) share same cpu except clock speed. microsoft need phone which can differentiate itself from thousands of android alternative

10. dazed1

Posts: 794; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

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