Microsoft lumia 550 specs, price and review with pros and cons

Microsoft lumia 550

Microsoft just launched a new smartphone the lumia 550. The Microsoft lumia 550 is priced at 9990 INR . The Microsoft lumia 550 features a 4.7 inch 720p display along with 5MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. On processor side it features a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor paired with adreno 304 GPU and 1GB ram. So is the lumia 550 is a decent buy as compared to available smartphones in market ?? let’s find out.

Microsoft lumia 550 specs

Microsoft lumia 550specifications
AndroidMicrosoft Windows 10.
Form factor136.1 x 67.8 x 9.9 mm.142 g.
Screen4.7 inches HD IPS multi-touch display @ 315 ppi.
Processorquad Core Snapdragon 210 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7.GPU Adreno 304.
Ram1 GB DDR3.
Camera5 MP camera with Auto and manual exposure, Auto and manual white balance, Automatic photo upload to web services, Full resolution photo and video upload, Full screen viewfinder, Geotagging, Touch focus.
Video recording 720p@30fps.2MP front facing camera.
Storage8 GB internal expandable upto 200 GB.
BatteryLi-Po 2100 mAh.
Connectivity4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and A-GPS.
OthersAmbient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor.
Price9990 INR

Pros of Microsoft lumia 550

  • Good build quality and compact size.
  • Windows 10 pre-installed.
  • Quad core processor snapdragon 210 enough for windows 10.
  • 720P 4.7 inch display with good viewing angles and colours.
  • 5 mp rear camera which takes good quality pics.
  • 2MP front facing camera for beautiful selfies.
  • 4G LTE support.
  • All essential sensors.
  • Pre loaded Microsoft productivity apps.
  • Decent battery life, easily lasts 1 day with mixed usage.

Cons of Microsoft lumia 550

  • Only 1GB ram.
  • Not water resistant.
  • Windows 10 app ecosystem is not that vast.
  • Windows 10 for mobile is not very refined and there are some bugs.
  • Only single sim support.

Final verdict should you buy it?

The Microsoft lumia 550 is another over priced smartphone from Microsoft. It should be priced below 6999 INR. If you are looking for a bang for buck smartphone then this is not for you, consider android smartphone like the Lenovo k3 note. But if you are looking for a compact device with different taste other than Android or you just like Windows devices then the lumia 550 is not a bad deal. It comes a good build quality overall all a capable processor for running windows 10 smoothly and for casual gaming. The display is good with good colours, viewing angles and pixel density. The camera of lumia is decent enough in daylight but low light performance is not great. The battery life is good enough and easily lasts a day. Microsoft lumia 550 comes all essential sensors and connectivity options including 4G

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