Well Microsoft’s first Windows Phone is here. The Lumia 535 isn’t flagship material, but for $199 it’s a real bang for your buck, even including a 5MP front facing camera, flash on the back, and a whole bunch of sensors, all of which the Lumia 630/635 didn’t have. The old favourite colour, cyan, also makes a comeback on this device. Check out the press release and full specs below.
The New Lumia 535 Dual SIM brings ‘Big on Experience’ at an Affordable Price
Lumia 535 Dual SIM features five free, integrated Microsoft experiences, a spacious 5-inch display and a 5 MP front facing camera
Singapore – Microsoft today announced the availability of the Lumia 535 Dual SIM in Singapore for only SGD199. Offering five great integrated Microsoft experiences, a wide-angle 5 megapixel front facing camera, and a spacious 5 inch display – all for an affordable price – Lumia 535 Dual SIM helps people do more of what they want, for less.
- Make memorable Skype video calls and seamlessly switch between voice and video with built-in Skype integration. Fit more memorable backgrounds or add more friends into Skype video calls and selfies with the 5 MP wide angle front facing camera.
- With Microsoft Office Mobile, you can now access, edit and share Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents and OneNote notebooks wherever you are, with the pre-installed Microsoft Office suite.
- Save and sync photos, videos and Office documents securely with 15GB of free OneDrive cloud storage.
- Connect with work and personal e-mail while on the go, with built-in Microsoft Outlook.
- Add a whole new dimension to your console entertainment with Xbox One SmartGlass, the perfect companion app if you want the best of your Xbox One from both in your living room and on the go. Connect and control your Xbox One and stay connected with the games and gamers you like.
The Lumia 535 Dual SIM also comes with pre-installed Windows Phone Lumia Denim, and this brand new system software introduces features such as Live Folders, that helps you keep your apps organized, and Consumer VPN, that helps you maintain privacy and security when using data while connected to public Wi-Fi hotspots or even with your home Wi-Fi.
“With access to the best services right out of the box, including the latest Windows Phone 8.1 update, Lumia Denim, Lumia 535 Dual SIM helps people do more of what they want, for less. It will also appeal particularly to those looking to graduate to smartphone use, and to an operating system that is both intuitive and deeply personal,” said Bruce Howe, General Manager, Microsoft Mobile Devices Sales for Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei.
With the Lumia 535 Dual SIM, you will never have to miss a call or text, and be reachable on both SIM cards at any time with Smart Dual SIM for maximum flexibility!
The Lumia 535 Dual SIM will be available in Singapore from Friday, 5 December 2014, at a recommended retail price of SGD199 and will be available in a range of colours including orange, white, cyan and black. The Lumia 535 Dual SIM will be retailing at Nokia Stores, Nokia Solution Partners and Amobile owned retail stores.
Tech specs summary:
|Operating system||Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim|
|HERE location services||Free global HERE Maps and HERE Drive+
Free HERE Transit available in the Store
|Display||5” qHD, (960*540; 16:9) IPS, Gorilla Glass 3, capacitive touchscreen, 220ppi.
|Battery||1905 mAh (BL-L4A) removable battery|
|Processor||1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor|
|Main camera||5 MP AF, Lumia Camera, LED flash|
|Front facing camera||5 MP wide-angle Fix focus FWVGA 864*480 for video recording & video playing|
|Memory||8GB (internal) + 15GB free OneDrive, micro SD up to 128GB|