Microsoft Lumia 535

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Microsoft Lumia 535
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Microsoft Lumia 535 RM-1091 model with Windows 10 Mobile
BrandMicrosoft
ManufacturerCompal Electronics[1]
SloganBig on Experience
SeriesLumia
Compatible networksGSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
HSPA 900/2100 (+ 850/1900 for RM-1018/RM-1020)
Availability by RegionAvailable (Single Sim and Dual-Sim variant varies by region)
PredecessorNokia Lumia 530
SuccessorMicrosoft Lumia 540[2]
RelatedMicrosoft Lumia 430
TypeSmartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions140.2 mm (5.52 in) H
72.4 mm (2.85 in) W
8.8 mm (0.35 in) D
Weight146 g (5.1 oz)
Operating systemWindows Phone 8.1 (Lumia Denim)
(Upgradable to Windows 10 Mobile)
System on chipQualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
CPU1.2 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A7
GPUQualcomm Adreno 302
Memory1 GB RAM
Storage8 GB Internal
Removable storage128 GB,[3] microSD
Battery1905 mAh
Data inputsMulti-touch capacitive touchscreen
Display5-inch IPS LCD, 540x960 resolution, 220ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Rear camera5 MP auto-focus, f/2.4 with LED flash, FWVGA 848x480 video
Front camera5 MP
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.0 + LE
Assisted GPS
GPS/GLONASS
Micro-USB 2.0
Wi-Fi :802.11b/g/n, WiFi Hotspot
Wi-Fi-based positioning system (WPS)
FM Radio, Internet Radio
OtherTalk time (2G): up to 11 hours
Talk time (3G): 13 h
Stand-by time: up to 23 days
Maximum cellular network browsing time: 8.5 h
Music playback time: 78 h
WebsiteMicrosoft Lumia 535

The Microsoft Lumia 535 is an entry-level smartphone developed by Microsoft Mobile that runs the Windows Phone 8.1 OS and is upgradable to Windows 10 Mobile. The phone features a 5-inch display. It is equipped with a 5 MP front-facing camera.[4] It is the first Microsoft-branded phone to be used after its acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business.

On May 16, 2015, Microsoft released its successor, the Microsoft Lumia 540, with a better display and an improved camera.[2]

Specifications[edit]

Hardware[edit]

The Lumia 535 comes with a 5.0" IPS LCD display and 5 MP cameras on both the front and the back. The phone 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of built-in storage, and is powered by a quad-core 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 200 CPU and Adreno 302 GPU. Battery capacity is 1905 mAh and the phone is available in orange, green, white, black, gray and blue.[5]

Software[edit]

The Lumia 535 ships with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 (through the Lumia Denim update) and is upgradeable to Windows 10 Mobile.

Reception[edit]

Jim Martin from PC Advisor wrote: "We're fans of Windows Phone 8.1 but the Lumia 535 compromises in too many areas to make it a bargain at £100. You're better off with a Motorola Moto E or – if you want 4G – the EE Kestrel."[6]

Katharine Byrne from Expert Reviews wrote that "Microsoft's Lumia 535 is well-built, but poor battery life and a fussy touchscreen makes it frustrating to use."[7]

According to Microsoft, the Lumia 535 became the best-selling mid-range smartphone in Pakistan.[8]

Issues[edit]

Since the release, users have detected numerous problems regarding the phone's touch screen. Microsoft has stated that these problems are caused by a software bug and released an update in January 2015 to fix it.[9][10] Another update in March partially fixed the issue and users who are still experiencing the issue are advised to contact Microsoft Care.[11][12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Compal of Taiwan Looks to Attaining 2015 Revenue Exceeding NT$1 Trillion | CENS.com - Taiwan Industry Updates | Industry Reports
  2. ^ a b Microsoft Lumia 540: Vivid Midranger | The Daily Star
  3. ^ "Microsoft Lumia 535 Specifications". Microsoft Mobile Oy. Retrieved 2014-12-15.
  4. ^ Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM review: Bigger ,better Archived 2015-05-21 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Microsoft Lumia 535 Specification". GSM Arena. Retrieved 2018-06-23.
  6. ^ Microsoft Lumia 535 review: the £100 smartphone that's better than the Lumia 530 but still flawed - PC Advisor
  7. ^ Microsoft Lumia 535 review | Expert Reviews
  8. ^ https://propakistani.pk/2015/05/08/lumia-535-becomes-best-seller-mid-range-smartphone-in-pakistan/
  9. ^ Microsoft confirms Lumia 535 touch issues, fix coming soon - GSMArena.com news
  10. ^ "Microsoft releases touchscreen bug-fixing update to Lumia 535 dual-SIM users: Check out now".
  11. ^ Lumia 535 update that brings Touch fixes & Cortana support now live in India | Nokia The One Archived 2015-04-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ Microsoft Community

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