BY EMEKA AGINAM
Featuring five free integrated Microsoft experiences with spacious 5-inch display and a 5 MP front facing camera, Microsoft devices yesterday announced the introduction of its latest flagships, Lumia 535 and Lumia 535 Dual SIM smart phones running the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.
The smart devices, according to Microsoft, would start rolling out to key markets this November, and would be available in bright green, bright orange, white, dark grey, cyan and black.
Bringing the latest Microsoft experiences to more affordable price levels, the product, according to Microsoft has price tag of about 110 euros before taxes and subsidies depending on the market.
“Lumia 535 comes with our “5x5x5” proposition,” Jo Harlow, Corporate Vice President for Phones at Microsoft, said.
According to him, “Innovation should be available to everyone, and we are doing this through the very best integrated Microsoft services free and out-of-the-box, a 5 MP wide-angle front-facing camera and a spacious 5 inch, qHD screen – all at an affordable price.”
The new product which helps users to do more of what they want for less has the capacity to do the following:
*Make memorable Skype video calls and seamlessly switch between voice and video with built-in Skype integration.
*Access, edit and share Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents and OneNote notebooks wherever you are, with the pre-installed Office suite.
*Save and sync photos, videos and Office documents securely with 15GB of free OneDrive cloud storage.
*Experience Cortana, a truly personal virtual assistant that anticipates people’s needs and makes tailored suggestions.
*Connect with work and personal e-mail while on the go, with Microsoft Outlook built-in.
*Showcase photos and videos or get even more productive with Office on the large, 5 inch qHD display.
*Fit more memorable backgrounds or add more friends into Skype video calls and selfies with the 5 MP wide angle front facing camera.
*Never miss a call or text, and be reachable on both SIM cards at any time with Smart Dual SIM for maximum flexibility.