AT&T Brings Windows Phone 8 to Prepaid Brand
AT&T today said the Nokia Lumia 520 will be available through GoPhone, its prepaid wireless brand, beginning July 26. This marks the first time that AT&T has offered a Windows Phone 8 device through its prepaid service. The Lumia 520 was introduced by Nokia earlier this year, and is sold by T-Mobile as the Lumia 521. It is an entry-level WP8 smartphone that has a 4-inch screen, 8GB of storage, and a 5-megapixel camera. It does not support AT&T's LTE network. It will cost $99 and does not require a contract.
Review: Microsoft Lumia 650 for Cricket Wireless
Microsoft's mid-range Lumia 650 is a more attractive option than Microsoft's other handsets and is quite affordable. This Windows 10 Mobile smartphone should appeal to budget-minded shoppers who prefer prepaid services and are already invested in the Windows platform.
AT&T Pushing Windows Phone 8.1 to Lumia 925, 520
AT&T today said Windows Phone 8.1 is now available to the Nokia Lumia 925 and Lumia 520. The update, which can be downloaded and installed over the air, adds Cortana, Action Center, and more Start screen flexibility, among many other enhancements.
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.
Cricket Prices Lumia 640 at $129
Cricket Wireless today said the Lumia 640, which goes on sale May 15, will cost $129.99. Early buyers of the phone will be rewarded with a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal for use on the phone as well as on a tablet and on a PC.
Lumia 640 Landing At T-Mobile In Near Future
T-Mobile recently added the Microsoft Lumia 640 to its web site and described the device as "coming soon." Microsoft revealed the Lumia 640 at Mobile World Congress earlier this month. The phone has a 5-inch HD screen, 8-megapixel camera, LTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, and Microsoft's productivity apps.