Apple’s competitor, Microsoft has launched its latest Lumia-branded Windows 10 Mobile smartphone, priced at a suggested retail price of $199 before local taxes and subsidies.
As expected, the Lumia 650 comes with a 5-inch display, 16GB of internal storage, 1GB of RAM, a 2000 mAh battery, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor clocked at 1.3GHz, and supports LTE.
The Lumia 650 is backed by a 2000mAh battery and supports Nano-SIM. There is no difference in innards between the Lumia 650 and its dual-SIM variant.
As for the cameras, the new device is packing a 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera.
The Lumia 650 is aimed at businesses and fits “perfectly into the enterprise with built-in support for Microsoft business apps.” The company notes that the the new smartphone will allow IT to “test the latest Windows 10 Mobile updates against critical line of business systems and apps.”
Like other Windows 10 devices, the Lumia 650 packs Microsoft suite of productivity apps including Office apps, for creating and editing documents on-the-go; OneDrive, for cloud storage, and Cortana, Microsoft’s personal assistant.
“This really is a beautiful phone. We’ve paid attention to every detail, pairing the highest level of craftsmanship with maximum everyday productivity.”