Microsoft Announces Affordable Lumia 550
Oct 6, 2015, 10:04 AM by Rich Brome @rbrome
updated Oct 6, 2015, 10:46 AM
Microsoft today revealed a new, affordable Windows phone called the Lumia 550. For just $140, it offers a 4.7-inch HD display, 4G LTE, 5-megapixel camera, front camera, and Windows 10. It uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor. A version for US networks was not immediately announced. It will be available in December for $139.
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