[Smartphone] Microsoft Lumia 550 announced

At an event in New York today, Microsoft has announced its latest budget device, the Lumia 550. The two flagship devices - Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, and the latest Surface Pro 4 have also been announced.

Microsoft Lumia 550

The smartphone runs on quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, and possesses 1 GB RAM.

It runs on Windows 10. All the new features will be available out of the box.

On the imaging front, the smartphone features 5 MP rear camera. It is accompanied with auto-focus and LED flash. The front camera is a 2 MP shooter.

The smartphone sports a 4.7-inch HD display, with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels.

The device comes with 8 GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 200 GB. The battery capacity is 2,100 mAh.

It is 9.9 mm thick, and weighs 141.9 grams.

The device will come in Black and White color options, and will be available starting December this year. It is priced at $139.

Microsoft Lumia 550 specifications

Operating System: Windows 10

Processor: 1.2 GHz quad-core

Memory: 1 GB RAM

Storage: 8 GB internal, expandable up to 200 GB

Display: 4.7 inch HD

Resolution (pixels): 1280x720

Primary camera: 5 megapixel

Secondary camera: 2 megapixel

Battery: 2,100 mAh

Dimensions (WidthxHeightxDepth): 67.8x136.1x9.9 mm

Weight: 141.9 g

Price: $139


  1. Hi Ankit wt do u think of new MS flagship Device is 1gb ram more than enough and it will be priced around 19k do u find it justified? Wt do u think who can compete it?

  2. Are you talking about Lumia 550? It ain't no flagship!

  3. No no I am talking about lumia 950 xl.

  4. 950 XL has 3 gigs of RAM, not one! See this: http://www.todaystrendyblog.com/2015/10/smartphone-microsoft-lumia-950-xl.html

  5. Thanks I just wanted to know how much will it be priced? Do u HV NY idea?

  6. IMO it will be priced anywhere between 35K - 40K Indian rupees

  7. It is priced at almost 50K INR. I didn't expect it to be this high! Wonder what Microsoft is up to. http://www.todaystrendyblog.com/2015/11/smartphone-microsoft-lumia-950-xl-launched-india.html