Microsoft today unveiled the first Microsoft branded Lumia device, The Lumia 535 in India. In the event held across the country in four major cities, Microsoft announced its first mobile device under its brand name, since acquiring Nokia.
We got the invite for the launch event in Bangalore with a 555 insignia. The significance was that the 535 is a 5 inch device with 5 MP front facing camera and a 5 MP primary camera. The Lumia 535 features the latest Windows Phone 8.1 OS with Lumia Denim update. The front camera is a 5 MP camera with f/2.4 aperture and 24 mm wide angle to capture selfies and for video calls.
Other key specifications
|Specifications||Microsoft Lumia 535|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Dimensions||140.2 x 72.4 x 8.8 mm|
|Display||IPS LCD , 540 x 960 pixels, 5.0 inches (~220 ppi), Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Expandable Memory||Yes, upto 128 GB|
|Internal Memory||8 GB,|
|Bluetooth||v4.0, A2DP, LE|
|Primary Camera||5 MP, 2592 x 1936 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, 480p Video @30fps|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 200|
|Processor||Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7|
|Colors||Orange, green, white, black|
|Battery||Li-Ion 1905 mAh battery (BL-L4A)|
It goes on sale from Novermber 28th. Going by the spec sheet it is definitely not a high end flagship, but a device that is supposed to be a good value for money. Stay tuned for a detailed review and until then you can feast your eyes on the hands on gallery of the Microsoft Lumia 535.