Lumia 550 Reaches the U.S. Unlocked
Jan 4, 2016, 10:57 AM by Eric M. Zeman
Microsoft has made the Lumia 550 available to U.S. buyers through its web store. The 550 launched in international markets last month. The 550 includes a 4.7-inch HD display, 4G LTE, 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture, and 2-megapizel front camera. It uses a 1.1 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor and includes 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of storage. The device, available in black, is being sold unlocked. It supports the LTE networks of both AT&T and T-Mobile. The Lumia 550 costs $139.
The 550 is Microsoft's new affordable Windows 10 phone. It has a remarkably low price for a device with an HD screen.
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