Lumia phones were previous made by Finnish tech giant Nokia, but since Microsoft bought Nokia’s mobile division and starting with the Lumia 535, the line have been rebranded as Microsoft Lumia phones. Here you will find specs, prices, and where to buy Microsoft Lumia phones as well as their prices.
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A lot of Microsoft Lumia phones are pocket-friendly, but Microsoft recently announced new flagship, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. If you need a phone that allows you enjoy Windows features, these devices should be top of your list.
One advantage of Lumia phones is their timely updates. For example, all members of the Microsoft Lumia line will support the latest version of the Windows OS, the Windows 10 Mobile. This includes even the cheapest models
Here are some Microsoft Lumia phones you can buy in Nigeria and at a budget-friendly price as well.
This dual-SIM phone packs a large 5-inch display which offers a great viewing experience, even when in sunlight. Microsoft Lumia 535 is a somewhat selfie-focused device, with its wide-angle 5-megapixel front-facing camera for taking superb shots for your social media accounts.
It also features a 5-megapixel main camera with LED flash. The phone enables you transition easily from a regular voice call to impressive quality Skype video call with the touch of a button.
Lumia 535 is arguably the best value Microsoft Lumia phone, which has made it one of the most popular Lumia phones in Nigeria.
The Lumia 535 is armed for decent performance with a quad-core processor that runs along at speeds of up to 1.2 GHz. It comes with 8GB onboard storage, expandable by up to 128 GB using a microSD card. The phone runs Windows 8.1 mobile operating system, which you will be able to upgrade to the latest Windows 10 Mobile.
Officially unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2015, Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is a behemoth with a 5.7-inch touch display and the only phablet in the Microsoft Lumia phones range. The IPS panel has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels for an approximate pixel density of 259 ppi.
The dual-SIM smartphone packs an awesome 13-megapixel main camera with Carl Zeiss optics, LED flash and autofocus. You also get an impressive 5-megapixel front-facing snapper for selfies.
All the heavy lifting on the Lumia 640 XL is seen to by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. The Cortex-A7 CPU is paired with 1 GB of RAM and an Adreno 305 GPU. Inbuilt storage memory is 8 GB, with microSD memory expansion of up to 128 GB also supported.
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL runs on Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box. Juice is supplied by a large 3000mAh battery.
Microsoft Lumia 540 sports a 5-inch display with an HD resolution for crisp viewing quality. It is fitted with an 8-megapixel primary camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel wide-angle front-facing shooter.
You get internal storage memory of 8 GB for keeping your photos, songs, documents and other files. A microSD card can be used to extend memory by up to 128 GB.
Like most of its affordable peers, the Lumia 540 is driven by a quad-core processor that paces along at up to 1.2 GHz. It boots Windows 8.1 OS, but buyers can upgrade to the latest Windows 10 for free. The phone packs a 2200mAh battery that is rated to deliver almost 15 hours of talk time.
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Lumia 430 is the cheapest member of the Microsoft Lumia phones range. Featuring a polycarbonate chassis, Microsoft Lumia 430 is well-built for a smartphone this cheap. It sports a 4-inch display which gives it a highly compact feel. The capacitive touchscreen has a resolution of 400 x 800 pixels for a 235ppi pixel density.
The phone gives itself away as a budget offering with a rather poor combo of a 2-megapixel main camera and a VGA (0.3-megapixel) secondary camera. Although Microsoft promises a ‘fully-integrated Skype experience,’ the selfie camera may scuttle that.
The Lumia 430 is equipped with a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. Support is given to the chip by RAM of 1GB capacity. Onboard storage is 8 GB and memory expansion (up to 128 GB) is supported. The smartphone runs on Windows Phone 8.1, upgradeable to Windows 10. It supports dual-SIM functionality.
This Windows smartphone sports a compact and durable construction. Microsoft Lumia 532 features a 4-inch diagonal display, making it more fitting for those who prefer portability over screen estate.
The phone packs a decent 5-megapixel rear-facing camera that looks capable of producing some nice shots. However, you only get a measly VGA snapper for your selfie needs. Inbuilt storage is 8 GB and you can add up to 128 GB more using a microSD card.
Microsoft Lumia 532 is driven by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. The sturdy processor lets you play games and access apps straight from your memory card.
The smartphone runs on Windows 8.1 out of the box and you will be able to upgrade the OS to latest Windows 10 pro bono. It supports the use of two SIM cards and is accompanied by a battery said to be capable of supporting up to 22 days of standby time when using dual SIMs.
Microsoft Lumia phones listed above are all available in Nigeria. They are among the most affordable offerings in the Microsoft line-up of mobile phones and offer you budget-friendly access to the amazing features of the latest Windows 10 OS.
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Here are some of the upcoming Lumia phones. These models will come with the latest Windows 10 Mobile out of the box.
Lumia 550 is the first affordable member of the Microsoft Lumia phones range to run on Windows 10 Mobile out of the box. It features a brilliant 4.7-inch IPS display with a resolusion of 720 x 1280 pixels.
Microsoft Lumia 550 supports 4G LTE connectivity for blazing fast mobile data speeds and runs on a 1.1GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM. The Lumia phone sports a 5 megapixels rear camera and a 2 megapixels front camera.
Lumia 950 is the new flagship member of the Microsoft Lumia phone line. The phone flaunts all the best features that Windows 10 has to offer including Windows Hello Beta for an easy and secure unlock of your phone without a PIN code using Iris scan.
Microsoft Lumia 950 also support Continuum, a feature that lets you transform the Microsoft flagship into a full-fledge Windows 10 PC by connecting with an external display, a keyboard and a mouse via a Display Dock accessory.
The phone crams in a breathtaking 5.2-inch AMOLED display with a Quad HD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, promising jaw-dropping viewing quality. Under the hood, Microsoft Lumia 950 carries a six-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, which delivers speeds of up to 1.8 GHz supported by an ample 3GB of RAM.
It also features a six-lens, 20-megapixel camera with triple LED flash, optical image stabilisation (OIS) and a dedicated camera shutter button.
Lumia 950 is equipped with a 3000mAh battery and it supports USB Fast Charging to make it possible to boost battery capacity to 50% in only 30 minutes of charging.
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL is the bigger brother of the newly-unveiled Lumia 950. It is Microsoft’s flagship phablet with a massive 5.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen with similar Quad HD (1440p) resolution of its smaller brother.
Lumia 950 XL is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, which is clocked at a speed of 2.0 GHz with 3GB of RAM. The smarphone is also liquid-cooled to ensure a stable performance.
Of course, it can also act like a full fledged PC given the needed accessories. It also sports the same camera as its more compact brother.
The massive phone promises rich PC-like experience, just the regular Lumia 950. It comes with a larger 3340mAh battery, which also supports USB-C Fast Charging.