Microsoft’s Lumia 650 Dual SIM smartphone has been launched in India at Rs. 15,299, and is now available to buy in the country. To recall, the smartphone had gone on sale in the country via a third-party seller earlier this week.
Initially unveiled in February and listed on the company’s India site soon after, Microsoft stresses that the Microsoft Lumia 650 will offer consumers the “perfect balance between work and personal needs.” It’s worth noting that only the dual-SIM model of the Lumia 650 will be available in India.
Much like other Windows 10 devices, the Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM packs Microsoft suite of productivity apps including Office apps, for creating and editing documents on-the-go; OneDrive, for cloud storage, and Cortana, Microsoft’s personal assistant. Microsoft India in a release says that the Lumia 650 will allows IT to “test the latest Windows 10 Mobile updates against critical line of business systems and apps”, before it’s distributed to end users via MDM.
Commenting on the launch, Ajey Mehta, Country General Manager, Microsoft India said, “We crafted the Lumia 650 with the finest detail while delivering a consistent and familiar Windows 10 experience. Lumia 650 brings the best of Microsoft productivity, beautiful design and an affordable price. The device is perfect for enterprises and Windows fans alike.”For specifications, the Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM runs Windows 10 Mobile and features a 5-inch Amoled ClearBlack display with HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution. It offers a pixel density of 297ppi. Powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 212, the handset is clocked at 1.3GHz clubbed with 1GB of RAM. It packs 16GB of built-in storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 200GB). The Lumia 650 is backed by a 2000mAh battery and supports dual Nano-SIMs. The smartphone supports 4G LTE in India. There is no difference in innards between the Lumia 650 and its dual-SIM variant. The biggest difference however is that the Lumia 650 Dual SIM comes with dual-SIM slots.