The office phone is back with a bang to prove poise yet affordability at its best. Microsoft Lumia 650 displays its grace, which it carried before in its earlier models. It shone like a gem all over again, in the Mobile World Congress 2016 for its trust and quality. Microsoft has indisputably brought a miniature laptop in the form of Lumia 650 in the market. It is like a laptop in your hand or pocket, which is ready to be used as per your whims and fancies! Microsoft completed its splendid hat-trick with Microsoft Lumia 650 after launching Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL for its faithful buyers. But not much has changed with looks, which pragmatically has happened for good giving it the signature style of an office phone on duty!
Microsoft Lumia 650 – Built For Business
Latest Microsoft Lumia 650 with the previous processor!!!
Design and Look Old is gold; same is the case with our own Microsoft Lumia 650 which is as always sporting its eternal exterior made up of a metal frame holding the glass front firmly with a detachable plastic flipside cover. It is a slim phone ready to remove and affix the flipside cover in an effortless and protected manner coupled with contact to the battery, micro-SD card slot, and nano sim plate. The metal frame gives it the well-built and strength with sharp ends for its guard against falls. The dimension is 142 x 70.9 x 6.9 mm weighing 122 g i.e. 4.30 oz, which is reasonable for a smartphone to have it. The multiplicity of SIM cards is wonderful, like single SIM & Dual SIM.
Touch & Display The 5-inch OLED capacitive touch screen with 16M colors makes your images breath within you as soon as you look at them. It feels as if the vivacious colors live the click time and again when you open them to see the meticulous images. It allows you to adjust the color of the display, its temperature, and saturation according to your wish. It has got a whopping 720 x 1280 resolution, which is remarkably impressive! The size of the screen is 5 inches i.e. 67.1% screen-to-body ratio, which is more or less common in all the phones of Lumia series. Microsoft Lumia 650 has got the multi-touch trait with tough Gorilla Glass 3 offering stupendous clear black display making it a bright star among its fellow phones.
Variants Microsoft Lumia 650 is available in universal colors black and white with a matt finish to lure the consumers at its best. It no more proffers the range of colors it presented earlier to us, however, the matt finish goes hand in glove with the two standard colors which are far and wide well received across the globe.
Software Operating System of Microsoft Lumia 650 is Microsoft Windows 10 with the chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 212. The central processing unit of this cellular phone is Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 with GPU Adreno 304. The inbuilt memory at hand in this phone is 16 GB with additional 1 GB RAM with a memory card slot in microSD with a dedicated slot which can be augmented up to 200 GB. The WLAN, Wi-Fi, DLNA, hotspot and Bluetooth form a part of it. It organs GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS parameters and also has an FM radio with micro USB v2.0.
Camera Contrary to contemporary phones, which offer higher pixels of rear camera, Lumia 650 has a primary 8-megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash light for great pictures even during the night. It consists of 1/4″ sensor with video recorder of 720p@30fps. The front or secondary camera is 5-megapixel with 720p of video recording capability. A vibrating alert with an overwhelming speaker is present to gratify your auditory canal with a complete experience of a perfect clicking. Whoa! A feeling of professional photography and a lot of selfies for memories!! The camera is definitely to die for, if you are in love with the concept of clicking yourself and the things around you.
Battery It has removable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery with the stand-by capacity up to 624 h for 3G. It provides a superb talk time up to 16 h for 2G and 13 h for 3G networks making it popular among the regular net surfers. So you have a decent amount of time for tête-à-tête with your family, friends, acquaintances and officemates! Isn’t it cool to be able to interact with your pals through your pocket-sized computer aka Microsoft Lumia 650?
Accessories Accessories consist of a charger, earphones and a data cable, which can be used as long as the entire existence itself if kept in a proper manner.
Microsoft Lumia 650 Review The Microsoft Lumia 650 priced at approximately $199 that comes around Rs. 13,500 in Indian currency. It goes well with the budget of the middle-income group of Indian phone buyers. Concerning camera, the picture quality says it all making it more desirable for the customers. The fine points of the images are impressive even after zoom, which is an achievement for Microsoft.
Nothing has changed much, but the small changes can make you say that God Lies in tiny things. It is neither a prince nor a pauper of the cell phone fraternity of the world making it an office phone which can be used for gaming purposes but expectations should not be the highest in that instance.
It gets heated up soon, and the battery life isn’t as efficient as offered by its competitors like Samsung. Still it has decent features, which an all rounder office phone can serve you the best with. If looking for a phone with refinement at par with good performance, you must not miss Microsoft Lumia 650. It will neither create a hole in your pocket nor will it disappoint you regarding the service for which you have paid. Microsoft Lumia is an excellent option for all, be it elderly, youngsters and regular office goers.