Lumia 550 – $139 4G/LTE Windows 10 Phone, Sales Started


Starting today, Microsoft Lumia 550, Microsoft’s most affordable 4G LTE smartphone running Windows 10, is available in Europe at $139 USD. Other regions will follow in coming weeks.

Lumia 550 was already announced in October along with the flagship Lumia 950 and 950 XL for customers willing to have feature full smartphone with 3G and 4G/LTE connectivity. Running on latest Windows 10 Mobile operating system, the Lumia 550 offers a 4.7-inch HD display with outdoor readability enhancements and Glance Screen support.

Lumia 550 is powered up with the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 210 Quad-core CPU clocked at 1.1 GHz with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB storage having microSD card support up to 200 GB. Weighing 142 grams Lumia 550 is 9.9 mm thick and has a 4.7″ LCD with HD resolution of (1280 x 720 pixels) serving at the pixel density of 315 ppi and also has Glance support. Battery is 2100mAh and is removable.

Main camera is 5 megapixels with auto focus capability and a single LED flash. Lens aperture is f/2.4 and it can record 720p videos at 30 fps. On the front there a 2 MP fixed focus camera for selfies and video calling.

Other features include A-GPS/GLONASS, A-Beidou, WiFi (2.4 GHz) b/g/n, micro USB, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, nano-SIM. Listed sensors are: Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor.

Operating system Windows 10 Mobile
Display 4.7” HD (16:9, 1280×720, 315 ppi) with Glance
Battery Removable 2100 mAh battery
Processor Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 210 (MSM8909
1.1 GHz quad core processor
Main camera 5 MP AF f/2.4, 720p @ 30 fps video
Flash: single LED
Front facing camera 2 MP
Memory 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal mass memory + up to 200 GB Micro SD
Dimensions 136.1 x 67.8 x 9.9 mm
141.9 g

Check full specifications here

Price and Availability

The Lumia 550 comes in matte black and glossy white. It will become available globally in select markets starting today. While this affordable Windows 10 phone is not yet available in Pakistan, expect it to be around PKR 15,000/- whenever available.

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