Microsoft announced the Lumia 535 on Tuesday – the first smartphone under Microsoft’s own brand since completing its acquisition of Nokia in April.
The multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington is promoting its “5x5x5” smartphone package as it has a 5-inch screen and 5-MP front-and-rear facing cameras.
Both single and double SIM versions will be offered by Microsoft.
Both the versions will be 3G phones, loaded with Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update.
Denim was codenamed, “Debian Red” during development.
Denim is the latest firmware for Lumia handsets and it facilitates new abilities including 4K video, numerous other enhanced camera features and a passive-listening version of the Cortana personal digital assistant.
The Lumia 535 and its predecessor, the Nokia Lumia 630 highlights Microsoft’s focus on affordable smartphones with an intention to target the fastest-growing segment of the market.
The Nokia Lumia 535’s Features Ramon Llamas, a research manager at IDC, told TechNewsWorld, “Just to call this a low-cost phone doesn’t mean it has to be a low-quality device,” Llamas added, “the 535 doesn’t look or feel like a cheap handset, it’s very feature-packed.” The Lumia 535 features the latest version of Windows Phone.
Moreover, with regular over-the-air updates, you’ll always have the newest software.
Now, viewing or editing your documents is pretty easy with Microsoft Office built in that enables quick access to your files via One Drive.
You get 15GB of free OneDrive storage, so now you can upload your photos and share them with family and friends in a private folder.
The Nokia Lumia 535 runs on a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor.
it features the usual sensor, and Microsoft is giving 15 GB of free cloud storage.
The Nokia 535 features a device lock, a device lock passcode, a PIN code, application sandboxing, integrated anti-phishing, remote device wipe via Internet, and secure boot along with numerous enterprise security features.
Jeff Orr, a senior practice director at ABI Research remarked, What it doesn’t have is anything “that stands out.” Orr told TechNewWorld, there is nothing that “is going to see this particular model driven towards the most advanced mature markets, such as the United States, Western Europe, Japan or South Korea.”