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Microsoft Lumia 650 Pre-Order Now Available; Why You Should Buy New Handset

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Microsoft is finally rolling out its new flagship device Lumia 650 for pre-order in the US. Customers can place an order on the Microsoft Store.

For a while, the Lumia 650 has been available in other markets. However, for some unknown reason, Microsoft has delayed the US launch. Recently, Tech Times reported that Microsoft Lumia 650 would be available in the US soon enough. Now, it appears that the launch is not far behind.

Microsoft is now offering the smartphone for pre-orders in the US, and it comes with a Dual-SIM version of the Windows 10 smartphone. It will cost you $199. However, the price is set for the unlocked model of Lumia 650 and would be delivered to customers on April 1.

The Lumia 650 is the entry-level smartphone from Microsoft, and it is one of the most affordable smartphones too. The company has introduced this device to the market aiming to deliver the latest OS of Windows 10 on a budget segment, cites Tech Times.

Although the Lumia 650 is not a high-end smartphone, it holds solid specs and features for its category, and Windows 10 is the highlight.

Apart from that, the device sports a 5-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1,280×720 pixels. It is powered by a 1.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 Quadcore chipset coupled with 1GB of RAM. An 8MP camera at the rear has been included as well as 2MP secondary snapper on the front panel.

Microsoft Lumia 650 supports 4G LTE connectivity and 16GB internal storage. Moreover, it also supports expandable storage via microSD card and backed by a 2,000mAh battery.

Moving on to design, Lumia 650 has a stylish metal build which makes feel more premium, while it comes with features like OneDrive, Outlook, the Office suite, Cortana, etc. However, it doesn?t come with Windows 10?s Continuum, notes GSM Arena.

It was earlier reported that Cricket Wireless is also rolling out the Microsoft Lumia 650 in the United States but no specific details are available at this point.

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