Microsoft Launches First Non-Nokia Smartphone Lumia 535
Microsoft Launches First Non-Nokia Smartphone Lumia 535Microsoft

American software major Microsoft officially unveiled the company's first non-Nokia branded smartphone Lumia 535 on Tuesday, 11 November.

"Lumia 535 comes with our '5x5x5' proposition," said Jo Harlow, Corporate Vice-President for Phones at Microsoft.

"Innovation should be available to everyone, and we are doing this through the very best integrated Microsoft services included and out of the box, a 5mp wide-angle front-facing camera, and a spacious 5-inch qHD screen — all at an affordable price," he added.

[Also read: Microsoft Drops Nokia's Name from Lumia Smartphones]

Lumia 535 sports a 5.0-inch qHD (960x540p) display and run on latest Windows Phone 8.1 OS with Lumia Denim update (featuring the intuitive voice-assistant Cortana), 1.2GHz snapdragon processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory, 5mp cameras on both front and back.

Microsoft Lumia 535 price and release date details:

The company has confirmed that the new Lumia 535 will be released in both single and dual-SIM versions for an estimated price of ₹8,410 (€110/$137) in China, Hong Kong and Bangladesh this month and later to other regions.

Check out official video of Microsoft Lumia 535:

Microsoft Launches First Non-Nokia Smartphone Lumia 535Microsoft

Key Specifications of Microsoft Lumia 535:

Model Microsoft Lumia 535
Display 5.0-inch qHD (960x540p) IPS LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 220 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Latest Windows Phone 8.1 OS with Lumia Denim update
Processor 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 series quad-core CPU
Storage capacity 8GB, expandable up 128GB
Camera Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with ¼-inch sensor, f/2.4 aperture, 28 mm focal length, LED flash, auto-focusFront: 5.0-megapixel wide-angle camera with f/2.4 aperture
Battery 1905 mAh (BL-L4A)Talk time: up to 11 hours (2G) & close to 13 hours (3G)Standby time: up to 14 days
Network 3G
Add-ons Micro dual-SIM slots (optional), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth v4.0, micro_USB 2.0, Lumia Beam (peer-to-peer wireless file sharing feature)and other standard sensors
Dimensions 140.2 x 72.4 x 8.8 mm
Weight 146 g
Colours Orange, black and white
Price ₹8,410 (€110/$137) excluding local taxes

[Image credit: Microsoft]