Microsoft Lumia 535 is Microsoft’s first branded Windows Phone that arrived late Quarter 4 in 2014 and today, it has truly come to stay. Currently standing as the next big (widely acceptable) thing after Nokia Lumia 920 and 520, the Lumia 535 arguably cleared the ‘rubbish’ that were slapped on the Lumia 635 and 530 earlier on. Simply put that it’s Microsoft’s way of saying “we’re sorry, we screwed up” with those two devices I just mentioned.
Microsoft Lumia 535 is gaining deserved glory because it is a big deal and comes very affordable to many. The Lumia 635 and 530 are great devices too but some missing features can make you regret and it actually hurts. The L635 for example has a lower RAM of 512MB plus, there is absence of a front-facing camera. Really? In this world or numerous selfie? I’m not discouraging you anyway, just trying to let you know a few things about the low-end range Lumias as at this time.
Microsoft Lumia 535 Specifications:
- Single & Dual SIM Versions
- 3G&2G Connectivity
- Comes with Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim firmware out of the box
- Cortana Virtual Assistant
- 5-inch IPS LCD Display (940 x 540 Resolution)
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Screen
- 1.2GHz quad-core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB Internal Storage Space
- Supports Micro SD card up to 128GB
- Wi-Fi + Hotspot
- Ambient light sensor
- 5 Mega-pixels camera with Autofocus and LED Flash
- 5 Mega-pixels front-facing camera for Skype, selfies, duofies and groupies
- 1905mAh Removable Battery
- Comes in six color variants including green, orange, white, cyan black or grey
- Swappable back cover.
The Lumia 535 is a correction to the flaws in other budget Lumia devices and I will show it to you now. But first, it is quite important for you to note that Microsoft Lumia 635 is an LTE enabled device while L535 is not. Also, fans of Nokia Clear Black display would miss this in the 535 while the 635 has this feature. The good news about Microsoft Lumia 535 anyway:
- Larger and better display
- Larger RAM for running apps and games
- 5MP rear-facing camera with Flash & Autofocus; 5MP front-facing camera
- More internal Storage
- Double-tap-to-wake, virtual surround for headphones
- Ambient light sensor.
On the physical aspect of it, Microsoft Lumia 535 is beautiful and smooth to give you good grasp. It is also perfect for people who like to flaunt (like me). The device is a light one at only 146grams and only 8mm thick. It saves you the burden of carrying two phones in your pocket because – DUAL SIM supported! The 5-inch screen on it makes watching movies and playing games a paradise-inspired thing. If you want smartphone with a sharp camera, I recommend that you buy yourself a Lumia device and if you’re price conscious, the L535 is a good one to go for.
PRICE & AVAILABILITY
Microsoft Lumia 535 is currently available in this region and you don’t have to break the bank to own one unit. Currently, it costs N24,500 on Konga.com. Lucky people will also get a free Coloud Bluetooth speaker upon purchase plus, you’ll get it delivered to you anywhere you are in Nigeria. Hurry now!
If you can’t buy now, add to your wishlist/favorites! Thank me later 🙂
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