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Microsoft Lumia 650 (2016) review

Microsoft Windows 10
Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 MSM8909v2
Adreno 304
1 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Microsoft announced the launch of the Lumia 650 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Microsoft Lumia 650 phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 MSM8909v2 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Microsoft Lumia 650 comes with Microsoft Windows 10 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (720 x 1280 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Microsoft Lumia 650 specifications

BrandMicrosoft
NameLumia 650
ModelL650
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Microsoft Lumia 650 is about 4.3 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Microsoft phone are average (5.59 x 2.79 x 0.27 inches).

Weight4.3 oz
Dimensions5.59 x 2.79 x 0.27 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Microsoft Lumia 650 comes with Microsoft Windows 10 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionMicrosoft Windows 10
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 212 MSM8909v2
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

Display

The size of Lumia 650 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches AMOLED display of Microsoft Lumia 650 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Microsoft Lumia 650 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Lumia 650 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 camera5 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Microsoft Lumia 650 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 650 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Lumia 650 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, LE
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2000 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 650 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2000 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. The Dual SIM capability of Microsoft Lumia 650 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3, Dual SIM
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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 650, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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