Last time, we reported that the Microsoft Lumia 650 was released in China on March 23. New reports are doing the rounds that the handset is now available in the US and Canada. After it’s unveiling in February, the Lumia 650 took more than a month to enter the American market.
US and Canadian residents can pre-order the phone via Microsoft’s online store. The SIM-free, unlocked version of the phone is coming at $199, reports GSM Arena. It was reported last month that the Lumia 650 is already available for pre-order in the United Sates and it will start shipping on April 1. Microsoft has kept its promises and consumers get a hands-on experience of the phone.
Another report claims that the device was recently spotted on Amazon’s India website and it will start shipping on April 30. The white version of the Lumia 650 comes at a price tag of INR 16,599 (US$250), and the black version is priced at INR 16,700 ($252).
Malaysian fans will be happy to know that Microsoft also announced the details and availability of the handset in the region on 18th April for RM 899 (US$231). The good news is that the device will come with 13,000 AirAsia Big Points for a week after launch, claims MSPowerUser.
Let’s refresh your memories with the specifications and features of the Lumia 650. It has a 5-inch display screen with 720p touchscreen. Camera features include a 5MP selfie snapper and an 8MP rear snapper. The battery capacity is 2000mAH and the display protection is Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device is supported with 1GB of RAM and has Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 chipset.
The memory capacity can be extended via microSD card upto 200GB and it has 1GB of RAM. As for the OS, the Lumia 650 runs on the latest Windows 10. This budget-friendly smartphone comes in a box that includes a User guide, Quick guide and AC-18 charger.
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