Nokia Seeking $1B In Bonds, Reveals Lumia 510
Nokia today indicated that it is preparing to issue bonds in hopes of raising about $1 billion in new financing. The company's cash reserves fell from $5.5 billion to $4.7 billion during the third quarter. The new convertible bonds will be due in 2017 and should help shore up Nokia's resources. Also today, Nokia announced the Lumia 510, an entry-level Windows Phone for world markets. The 510 has a 4-inch WVGA display, 5-megapixel camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 256MB of RAM, and 4GB of on-board storage. It comes in five colors and runs Windows Phone 7.5. It costs about $200.
Lumia 430 Most Affordable Windows Phone Yet
Microsoft today announced the Lumia 430, an entry-level smartphone that will be among those updated to Windows 10. The Lumia 430 features a 4-inch WVGA screen; 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage; 2-megapixel main camera and VGA user-facing camera; and 1,500mAh battery.
Microsoft Debuts Two Low-Cost Lumias
Microsoft today announced the Lumia 532 and Lumia 435, two entry-level Windows Phones. Both devices run Windows Phone 8.1 with the Lumia Denim update and include core software features such as Microsoft Office, Skype, OneDrive, HERE Maps, and Cortana.
Microsoft Lumia 550 Goes On Sale
Microsoft today said its affordable Windows 10 Mobile handset, the Lumia 550, is now available in select markets. The 550 offers a 4.7-inch HD display, 4G LTE, 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture, and 2-megapizel front camera.
Nokia 2 Rounds Out the Bottom of HMD Global's Android Lineup
HMD Global today announced the Nokia 2, an entry-level Android smartphone that promises two-day battery life. The phone has a metal frame, polycarbonate rear plate, and Gorilla Glass 3 front.
The folks at engadet tells us that there is NO expandable memory, and at 4GB it only allows about 2.2GB of user storage(perhaps for docs and such)
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