New Delhi: Microsoft unveiled its latest Windows 10 Mobile device, the Lumia 650. It is priced at $199 (approximately Rs. 13,500) before local taxes and subsidies. The smartphone will go on sale starting Thursday in select European markets.
The Microsoft Lumia 650 was also listed on the company's India website in a dual-SIM variant, which indicates that we may only see the Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM in India. Also the Indian listing only has the phone listed without any details about pricing.
The company stresses that the Lumia 650 will offer the "perfect balance between work and personal needs." Much like all the other Windows 10 devices, the Lumia 650 will come with Microsoft suite of productivity apps including Office apps, for creating and editing documents on-the-go; OneDrive, for cloud storage, Microsoft's personal assistant and Cortana.
Microsoft adds that the Lumia 650 will fit "perfectly into the enterprise with built-in support for Microsoft business apps." It says that the Lumia 650 will allows IT to "test the latest Windows 10 Mobile updates against critical line of business systems and apps", before it is dispersed to end users via MDM.
The Microsoft Lumia 650 runs Windows 10 Mobile and comes with 5-inch Amoled ClearBlack display with HD (720x1280 pixels) resolution. It has a pixel density of 297ppi. The device is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 and is clocked at 1.3GHz clubbed with 1GB of RAM. It also has 16GB of built-in storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 200GB). The Lumia 650 comes with 2000mAh battery and supports Nano-SIM.
The biggest difference however is that the Lumia 650 Dual SIM comes with dual-SIM slots. The smartphone has 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash with a 5-megapixel front camera.