Microsoft has been teasing that it will unveil its first self branded Lumia smartphone on November 11. As claimed, the software giant announced the Microsoft Lumia 535 smartphone with single and dual SIM variants. The device is priced at $135 and it will go on sale in China, Hong Kong and Bangladesh by the end of this month with the other regions (unspecified) to follow.
The entry level Lumia 535 comes fitted with a 5 inch IPS display that carries a qHD screen resolution of 960×540 pixels and it is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under its hood, there is a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor aided by 1 GB of RAM. The device packs in 8 GB of native storage capacity that can be extended externally by another 128 GB.
The Lumia 535 is based in Windows Phone 8.1 with the Lumia Denim update and it flaunts a 5 MP rear snapper and a 5 MP selfie focused front facer as in the Lumia 730. Connectivity wise, the Lumia 535 comes packed with 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and GPS/aGPS and there is a 1,905 mAh battery onboard.
The device is announced in six vibrant color options such as grey, black, white, cyan, orange and green and features exchangeable back covers with flip covers. It is loaded with applications such as Subway Surfers, Instagram, Microsoft Office, Cortana and 15 GB of OneDrive cloud storage space.