On Friday, Microsoft teased a release of the first Windows Phone device to embed Microsoft’s brand name. It is anticipated that the Lumia 535 would be the first Windows Phone device with the Microsoft own naming. It would be a entry level budget smartphone focused around Windows Phone 8.1 and will offer a 5-inch qHD display, a quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage capacity, a 5-megapixel essential back camera with autofocus and LED flash, a VGA front-facing camera, dual SIM card space, and a 1,900 mAh battery.
Microsoft Lumia 535 Specifications
- Display: 5-inch QHD display with (960 x 540 pixels) resolution
- Operating system: Windows Phone 8.1
- Chipset: 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 SoC, Adreno 302 GPU and 1GB of RAM
- Memory: 8GB internal storage and microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
- Camera: 5-megapixel primary rear-facing camera, autofocus, LED flash and VGA front-facing secondary camera
- Connectivity: Dual-SIM (900MHz,1800MHz,850MHz,1900MHz), Wi-Fi b/g/n, DLNA, Bluetooth v4.0, A-GPS, and microUSB v2.0 port
- Battery: 1,900mAh battery
- Dimensions: 140.2 × 72.45 × 9.32 mm
- Weight: 145.7 gms
- Colours: Green, Blue, Orange, Black, White, and Grey
Microsoft initially advertised its plan to acquire mobile handset business of Nokia back September 2013 for around $7.17 billion and finished the acquisition in April 2014. Much after the obtaining was finished, Microsoft still released Nokia brand smartphones yet the Lumia 535 would be the first Microsoft own brand named device, resigning Nokia’s brand unequivocally.