Items tagged with lumia 550

If you're looking for an entry-level handset based running Windows 10 Mobile, just head over to the Microsoft Store and grab yourself a Lumia 550. Microsoft has the unlocked handset marked down to $99, compared to its normal selling price of $139, and you also get a prepaid T-Mobile 3-in-1 SIM kit with 40 minutes of airtime with purchase.There's nothing to indicate on the Lumia 550's product page that it comes with a SIM kit for T-Mobile, but it will automatically appear once you add the phone to your cart. That's a $40 value by itself, and provided you're planing to activate with T-Mobile anyway, it works out to $179 worth of product and services for a buck shy of a Benjamin. Not too shabby.The... Read more...
In what could be Microsoft's last Lumia launch of the year, the Redmond outfit today announced that its entry-level Lumia 550 is now available to purchase, provided you live in Europe. Granted, this moment in time doesn't hold the same weight as Microsoft's Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL launch, but hey, they can't all be flagships. There's no mistaking the Lumia 550 for a top-end handset, though for an entry-level phone, it sports a respectable spec sheet. It starts with the 4.7-inch HD (1280x720) display with what Microsoft calls a Glance Screen. It's something that's exclusive to Lumia and when activated, it offers up "minimal yet useful information" such as the date, time, missed calls, emails... Read more...