Microsoft unveils new Lumia phones in Kenya




Microsoft has launched its new range of Lumia phones which are part of the Windows 10 devices. The three new phones include the Lumia 950 and 950XL, Lumia 650 and Lumia 550.

Microsoft Lumia 950

The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL were the first Windows 10 Lumia phones to be launched and they are the newest premium phones from Microsoft. One of the key features of the Microsoft Lumia 950 is the ability to transform the phone to a PC-like experience with Continuum for Phones and the Microsoft Display Dock.

(TOP: Microsoft Operative Product &Device Manager King’ori Gitahi (R) and Microsoft  Senior Business Manager East and Southern Africa, Gopher Ogembo confer during the launch of Lumia 950, Lumia 950XL , Lumia 650 and 550 in Nairobi on Tuesday March 15).

This means that in the absence of a laptop or desktop, one can still use the phone to scale apps beautifully on a bigger screen when connected, or work on an Office document, browse the Internet and even stream full HD movies downloaded from the Windows Store.

It also still allows the owner to use the phone independently to do something different, for instance, taking a call or sending a text message while at the same time using apps on the bigger screen. With the latest-generation PureView cameras with 20-megapixel sensors, triple LED natural flash and 4K video capture, the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL enable faster focus and crisper images and videos even in challenging conditions.

The Microsoft Lumia 950 retails for Kshs 65,000 while the XL version retails for Kshs 69,999. For a limited period of time, both phones will come with the Microsoft Display dock free of charge. 

Microsoft Lumia 650 – (for under Kshs 23,000)

The latest addition to the Microsoft Mobile Devices family, the Microsoft Lumia 650 is built for business users and Windows fans alike and brings the power of Windows 10 to the pocket with beautiful craftsmanship and protection against modern security threats.

With a highly polished, diamond cut and anodized aluminum frame, measuring at only 6.9mm thick, the Microsoft Lumia 650 is the thinnest.

Microsoft Lumia 550 

For people who value affordability, uncompromised quality and signature Microsoft services, Microsoft Lumia 550 combines superfast Internet, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor with ultrafast LTE speeds, and the best of Microsoft services for Kshs 13,999.

All four phones are running the latest version of Windows 10 Mobile and are available at Midcom and other partner outlets countrywide.




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