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Microsoft Lumia 550 (2015) review

Microsoft Windows 10
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
Adreno 304
1 GB / 8 GB
4.7 inches (720 x 1280 px)
5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px, autofocus

Microsoft announced the launch of the Lumia 550 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Microsoft Lumia 550 phone with 4.7 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Microsoft Lumia 550 comes with Microsoft Windows 10 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery.

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Microsoft Lumia 550 specifications

BrandMicrosoft
NameLumia 550
ModelL550
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Microsoft Lumia 550 is about 4.97 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Microsoft phone are average (5.36 x 2.67 x 0.39 inches).

Weight4.97 oz
Dimensions5.36 x 2.67 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Microsoft Lumia 550 comes with Microsoft Windows 10 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionMicrosoft Windows 10
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

Display

The size of Lumia 550 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.7 inches LCD display of Microsoft Lumia 550 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeLCD
Screen size4.7 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Microsoft Lumia 550 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Lumia 550 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Microsoft Lumia 550 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Lumia 550 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Lumia 550 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2100 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Microsoft phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Microsoft Lumia 550, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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