The First Budget Windows 10 SmartPhone- Microsoft Lumia 550

Microsoft has always tried to deliver gripping budget packages and at irresistibly low prices. No one can deny that Microsoft has its own way of influence and marketing strategies when it comes to entry-level smartphones. The perfect strategies adopted by the software giant has definitely made an impact and has left its foot prints in the smartphone market.

Many have loved the Windows phone which is resource efficient. Their devices are giving a tough competition to their Android peers in terms of speed and performance with typically less processing power and RAM.

Microsoft Lumia 550 is the first budget smartphone which runs on Windows 10 Operating System.

The Specs Sheet

  • The phone has radically changed with respect to its exteriors which has a polycarbonate case which looks simple yet solid. The plastic finish looks perfect again which suits the low budget phone.
  • The screen is made of LCD panel and not AMOLED and has 4.7 inches screen with 720p resolution. This is confidence booster while we look at the price of which it is being offered.
  • A Windows 10 OS with 315ppi and Glance Screen
  • The processor is of Snapdragon 210 chipset
  • The CPU is quad-core 1.1GHz Cortex-A7 and Adreno 304 GPU along with 1GB of RAM
  • A LTE support with a 5Mega Pixel auto-focus rear camera with f/2.4 aperture, LED flash, 720p video recording @ 30fps.
  • It also sports 2MP front-facing camera along with 480p@30fps video recording
  • A good 8GB of internal storage which is expandable using a microSD slot
  • Network options are Bluetooth 4.1, Cat. 4 LTE (150/50Mbps), Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou.
  • FM radio option is available with an active noise cancellation and a dedicated mic.
  • Non removable batteries of 2,100mAh


  • Provides complete bunch of Microsoft Office tools on your smartphone.
  • Cortana available with Windows10 OS acts as your personal assistant.
  • Get perfect shots and top quality images with just simple tap on screen.
  • Great connectivity features.
  • Improved efficiency and performance even when you are multitasking which lasts longer hours.
  • Pair your Lumia 550 with Microsoft Band 2 to track your health goals, get calendar alerts, check persons who might be texting you, review your workout statistics and much more.
  • Built-in Skype to connect with your family and friends worldwide without any compromise in the call quality or disruptions.

Microsoft Lumia 550 definitely offers much more than its looks with the Windows 10 OS for an entry-level smartphone.

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