With the Microsoft Lumia 650, there are currently four devices available to buy from the company with Windows 10 Mobile pre-installed. The Lumia 650 is the latest addition to the Lumia family and brings a beautiful design paired with pretty good hardware and is aimed on business customers.
While the phone is available to buy in the Untied States and most parts of Europe already, it is not available yet in China. Considering the marketshare of Windows Mobile and Windows Phone in China Microsoft was probably not in a hurry to release it there, though the company has fixed a date now for the release. Starting with the 23rd of March the phone will be available also in China and will come with the latest and greatest of Windows 10 Mobile in order to perfectly team up with Windows 10.
As a short reminder, the phone will be shipped with a Snapdragon 212 processor manufactured by Qualcomm. Additionally the phone packs 1GB of RAM which is just enough to run Windows 10 Mobile and a 2000 mAh battery which should bring you through the day without a dead battery. The size of the phone is quite handy with a 5 inch display. Perfectly fits into your pocket and you can handle it with one hand just fine. There would be also the one-handed mode to assist you which is build in to Windows 10 Mobile. While is a phone aiming on business customers it might not be the right one for Mobile Photography, it is featuring an 8 MP camera on the back and a 5 MP camera on the front, however it doesn’t have Carl Zeiss Lenses. Of course this is still enough for a few quick shots. For taking photos you’d need some storage though, that’s way Microsoft has built in 16GB of storage in the phone and made it possible to extend it with a MicroSD Card.
Overall the Lumia 650 is a perfect addition to the low to mid end Lumia range finishing things up with, really a gorgeous design. IN China the phone will be initially offered for ¥1699 which equals about $260. If you have some time left before getting you a new phone, the price will surely drop shortly after the release since this is a Lumia phone we are talking about and it is offered in China ;).
What are your thoughts of the Microsoft Lumia 650, good design too bad specifications? Drop me a comment below with your opinion on this and stay tuned for more Microsoft related news in the future.
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