Microsoft launched budget Lumia 530 with Windows Phone 8.1


Microsoft today officially launched the new Lumia 530 in two different variant, Single SIM and Dual SIM(both supports 3G). Lumia 530 is supposed to be priced at 85 Euro without including any taxes and subsidies and on the retail which will probably under €100. The Lumia 530 will be made available globally by the end of this month(expected), with rollout beginning in select markets in August 2014. This Windows Phone is the latest handset to come from the Microsoft running Windows Phone 8.1 and offering a quad-core processor to boot.

Specs wise, the Lumia 530 is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor, clock speed is 1.2 GHz, a decent 4-inch LCD display with a resolution of 854 x 480, 5 MP shooter with no flash this time again, 512 MB of RAM which is quite enough to run a Windows Phone OS and 4 GB internal storage (with the option to expand with microSD slot).

There are the color you might go for ,bright green, bright orange, dark grey and white. Back panels are easily changeable, we were expecting. Microsoft plans to launch both handsets in select markets in August. Walk through the Nokia website for more details.

Lumia 530 Specifications:

  • Processor: Quad-core 1.2GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 CPU
  • Display: 4.o inch LCD Display, resolution of 854 x 480, Capacitive Multipoint-Touch
  • RAM: 512 MB RAM
  • Camera: 5 MP
  • Memory: 4 GB internal, expandable up to 32 GB, Cloud Storage of 15 GB
  • Battery: Exact specs are unspecified but it is offering, talktime 13.4 h(2G), 10h(3G), Standby(22 Days), music playback(55h)

Watch the official launched video from Microsoft: