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Microsoft Lumia 650 Marking The End Of Lumia Handsets?

Microsoft Lumia 650 Marking The End Of Lumia Handsets?


Microsoft Lumia 650 Marking The End Of Lumia Handsets?

Microsoft Lumia 650 is going to be the last Lumia handsets. Is Surface Phone the next plan? Read on to know why Microsoft is giving up on Lumia phones.

Yes, Lumia 650 might be the last Lumia handset Microsoft is going to launch on February 1. If reports are to be believed, the device specs and other details of the device will be given out via an official blog post. The company is less likely to hold a media event for Microsoft Lumia 650.

Microsoft Lumia 650 is said to be a business phone which will sport a 5-inch screen, 8GB storage, 8MP camera and 1GB RAM. If you have been eyeing Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL for its operating system, Windows 10, then Microsoft Lumia 650 is something you would like to give a shot. It is going to be a budget Windows 10 phone. Being a budget phone, do not expect the phone to be packed with high-end features. You may have to compromise on a few features and specs that almost all high-end phones of 2016 are packed with.

Microsoft Lumia 650: Why is this the last Lumia handset?

It is surprising to hear that even after Microsoft’s latest flagship phones, Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, did well, the company has decided not to manufacture the Lumia line of phones anymore. Why? What can be the reason? First, with Windows 10 we can say that Microsoft is looking forward to a complete make-over. The brand is slowly replacing the old with the new. It is applying the same strategy to Lumia handsets.

It is true that compared to old Lumia phones, the Windows 10 phones got a good response, but still, it was not as good as what Apple or Samsung enjoys. Lumia’s market is still limited. Microsoft has hence planned to introduce the Surface line of phones. When compared to Lumia 950/950 XL, Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 received excellent response. To take the legacy of Windows 10 and Surface devices forward, Microsoft might have decided to put an end to Lumia handsets and give Surface phones a try.

Also Read: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8 Will Be Supported, But You Will Still Download Windows 10; Here’s Why

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About Shreya Naik

Shreya likes to keep herself updated about the happenings in the Tech world, and also to cover the tiniest of activity related to all the major players in the industry. You will find her writing mostly about upcoming gadgets, new releases, their reviews and other hot stories.

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