Old Lumia handsets are on sale now in the Microsoft Store

Old Lumia handsets are on sale now in the Microsoft Store
Looks like Microsoft needed to clear up some space in the company warehouse. How else would you explain the sudden reappearance of Lumia handsets for sale at the Microsoft Store? The specific models on sale include the Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL, Lumia 550 and Lumia 650. These are unlocked models and shipping is free. The highest spec'd unit is the Lumia 950 XL, which features a 5.7-inch AMOLED display with a 1440 x 2560 QHD resolution, and is powered by the Snapdragon 810 chipset. The 20 MP rear camera features an aperture of f/1.9 and comes with OIS. This phone is available for $499.

At the opposite end of the totem pole is the Lumia 550. For only $139, you're getting a handset with a 4.7-inch display, carrying a 720 x 1280 HD resolution. The camera combo from back to front weighs in at 5MP and 2MP respectively. Be warned however, this device has the Snapdragon 210 SoC under the hood and is equipped with just 1GB of RAM and 8GB of native storage.

The Lumia 950 will cost you $399, while the Lumia 650 is priced at $199. Obviously, time has passed these handsets by, and consumers passed by these handsets even when they were brand new. If you never got to experience the buttery smooth Windows 10 Mobile UI (which is one thing that Windows Phone always had going for it), here is an opportunity to pick up a Microsoft Lumia handset before Microsoft cleans out the warehouse completely and junks the remaining phones.

If interested in any of the four Lumia devices, click on the sourcelink below.

source: MicrosoftStore (1), (2), (3), (4) via WindowsLatest

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31 Comments

1. Jacksie66 unregistered

Balls of shıte..

2. kennybenny

Posts: 226; Member since: Apr 10, 2017

Too much money for old technology. They would have a hard time clearing out stock.......They obviously can absorb the losses! They should have a fire sale and sell them for $29-$99 like the HP TouchPad fire sale.....

4. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Old tech or not, 950XL still one of the best W10M phones around!

14. yann

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

One of the best... Crappy plastic phone with mediocre camera for 499$?!? Microsoft are really crazy. Do they know that OnePlus 5T cost the same and it's equipped with SD835 etc.. No connection to this world. Microsoft are aliens. P.S. Oooh, and windows phone is dead, you know? Best phone of dead OS.

23. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

You must be really stupid, read my post again you dummy!

29. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3166; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Mediocre camera? You just let the cat out of the bag, you're the one who's from outer space.

26. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Nope lumia 1520 still the best.

31. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

I have a reminder on my Google calendar in August that reminds me of the TouchPad Firesale Day. I look back fondly every year. EFF YOU LEO APOTHEKER!!!!

3. Subie

Posts: 2427; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Interesting, the 650 is selling for full price ($199 USD) based on the link above. I got mine in 2016 for $99 CAD - direct from MS and mailed to my door for free...

5. theot14430 unregistered

I’m wondering who would want these obsolete things.

24. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

People who wants a secondary cheap phone maybe, or a phone with security updates Maybe.... ??!!!!! Or as a bad joke Maybe to people who don't really understand phones ..... That is all what I can think of

6. alexbsam

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 24, 2018

I’m sure we’ll find a way to install android on these.

7. antroid

Posts: 396; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

Overpriced paper weights

8. Jason2k13

Posts: 1471; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Paying that much just to make phone calls. There's no proper app store, no updates, no security... It's good to those who what's to collect wp phones.

11. HumBHOldt

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 30, 2018

No security??? Please find and show any proof of this claim

25. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

About security, they are still better than many Android phones, Their phones still get security updates from time to time.

30. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3166; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

No security updates? Do some research and you'll find Windows 10 Mobile was one of the first to release a security patch for Spectre and Meldown. But don't let me stop you from living in your own private troll kingdom.

9. hurrycanger

Posts: 1775; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Microsoft is really surprising me.

10. HumBHOldt

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 30, 2018

The constant hate on Windows mobile devices since the Lumia 920 by 'droid + iOS fans is ridiculous. You don't see winmo fans doing this on your OS articles. Completely juvenile and pathetic of these close minded trolls

20. Back_from_beyond

Posts: 1474; Member since: Sep 04, 2015

As someone who has owned multiple Windows Phone/Mobile devices I can honestly say there wasn't much good about it. The inconsistency in the UI is shocking. WP8 initially suffered from so many bugs it was a pain to use. Random restarts happened several times a day and the update to truly fix that didn't come til months after. Internet Explorer was a horrible experience. Trying to use custom ringtones on it sent via Bluetooth was an impossibility without connecting it to a laptop. By any means it was half an OS compared to iOS and Android at the time. WP8.1 tried hard to sort out the UI issues only for W10M to bring it back again. The only thing they eventually got to work right was the Live Tiles but they were so boring... Wanna know what my feedback was to MS? I told them to start using their then still called Arrow Launcher as the basis on which to build their UI for Windows 10 Mobile. People like consistency. When MS ditched the familiar desktop environment for the Metro UI, people rallied against it because it was horrible, they hated it, it wasn't what they knew and loved about Windows, the consistency it had offered for years. Microsoft only have themselves to blame for the poor results on mobile. They tried to be different when their strength has always laid with keeping it the same. Slight UI changes over time. Easy does it. By being too different, nobody wanted to take a chance on it. This isn't hate, this is brutal honesty.

27. HumBHOldt

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 30, 2018

That's is more your opinion than anything. I've owned 920, 1520,950 and never had issues you complain of. It's good for consumers to have options, you don't like it that's fine, choose another OS. I have no issue with posts like yours, I'm sure you're smart enough to know the difference between posts like yours and the "hater" posts of no substance. The people that want everyone to use THEIR preferred OS and talk trash on any other OS are the people i was speaking of.

12. arsenaljimenez

Posts: 198; Member since: May 03, 2012

Camera and sound (video recording) still better than most phones

13. Boybawang

Posts: 205; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

The fluid UI of this phones will continue to be smoother than Android Flagships in 2020

15. chenski

Posts: 783; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

Not interested, but if they have an 1020, then we're talking

16. duckofdeath unregistered

500 bucks for a three year old phone running a legacy operating system? I'll take four, please!

17. Neoberry99

Posts: 78; Member since: Jun 30, 2015

Why is amazon selling it for 1000?

18. AdeelSoomro

Posts: 61; Member since: Oct 26, 2017

499$ for lumia is a joke of the decade, it's price should be around 10$-15$

19. Whitedot

Posts: 868; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Trash.

21. jaliljafari

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 02, 2018

I have got three windows phones (Lumia 925, Lumia 930, Lumia 650) and these bloody handsets don't worth even a penny. How can I get rid of them?

28. HumBHOldt

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 30, 2018

You have 3 entry level phones running oldOS with little RAM. DO you realize how many android phones we could name with same issues? Get real

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