Microsoft is set to launch its new device that is powered with Windows 10 software. Lumia 650 sports the Microsoft's smooth, productive and innovative OS under the hood. Now, we'll you give the latest details about Lumia 650 release date, price and specs.
It is now confirmed that the Lumia 650 will become available on February 18, few days before the Mobile World Congress 2016--where the device was previously rumored to be launched. The suggested retail price of the Lumia 650 is around $199 USD before local taxes and subsidies, according to the Windows Central blog.
Microsoft said the device is perfect for business-minded people as well as long-time Windows users. Blended with sophisticated design and functional features, Lumia 650 provides users with the best of Microsoft's productivity and security, all wrapped in a beautiful slim package.
Furthermore, Lumia 650 gives consistent experience across PC and phone through the power of Windows 10, making it perfect for everyday use.
The 5-inch device has 720p OLED display with Gorilla Glass protection. These display features bring bright and crisp colors that really stands out.
Inside, Lumia 650 is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 212, a quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU clocked at 1.3GHz. Moreover, it has 1GB of RAM to avoid screen lags. The storage of the device is at 16GB partnered with a Micro-SD slot, which allows users to expand it for up to 200GB.
As for Lumia 650's camera technology, rumors said the device has 8Mp rear camera (1/4in sensor, 28mm, f/2.2 aperture), and 5Mp front camera.
According to PC Advisor, the other features of the device are 4G LTE (with Cat 4), 11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, A-GPS and an FM radio. Compare to Lumia 950 smarthpones, the upcoming Lumia 650 has a Micro-USB port, not the reversible Type-C.
One of the interesting features of Lumia 650 is its Windows 10 operating system. The firmware allows users to create and edit documents on-the-go and sync them to the cloud via OneDrive. It is also perfect for sending an email and reading an important presentation during commute. And with Cortona, system's personal assistant, users can easily organize and schedule their plans for the day.
The device also comes with built-in support for Microsoft business applications like Uber and Office 365.
Microsoft Lumia 650 will be available starting Feb. 18 and Feb 15 for selected European markets.