By Nixon Kanali, Nairobi
After putting an end to the Nokia brand name from its products and renaming it as “Microsoft Lumia, Microsoft, as it had earlier been tipped has today launched The Microsoft Lumia 535.
Dubbeed “5x5x5” , the smartphone comes with a 5-inch screen and a 5-megapixel front- and rear-facing camera.
It comes in two flavors: 3G Single SIM, or 3G Smart Dual SIM and both are loaded with Windows Phone 8.1. In addition to its 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, and 1GB RAM, the phone also comes with 8GB of memory, but If you need more, simply slide in a microSD card, with support up to 128 GB.
Microsoft says the phone has been ”designed to be tough and durable and stay as vibrant and colorful as the day you bought it”
It is inherently colored and available in cyan, bright green, bright orange, white, dark grey, and black.
”Lumia 535 3G Single SIM and Lumia 535 3G Dual SIM will be available in selected markets in November. Pricing for Lumia 535 and Lumia 535 Dual SIM will vary by market and operator, but is estimated to be around 110 EUR before taxes and subsidies” Microsoft said.