Microsoft Lumia 550 is an unlocked cellphone by Nokia that works on GSM/ HSPA/ LTE technology and supports both GPRS and EDGE. Nokia recently announced this cellphone model in the month of October 2015. However, it will be released in the markets in November 2015. Since it is an unlocked cellphone and functions on GSM technology, you will have to insert a nano GSM SIM card in the phone to make it function and to be able to make and receive the phone calls. You may insert the SIM card by any of the cellular network service provider of your choice and use the phone without any problem.
Body and Display
The body of Nokia Lumia 550 comes with the dimensions of 5.36 x 2.67 x 0.39 inches and weighs a total of 141.9 grams. Talking about the display of the phone, it consists of a capacitive touchscreen display with 16 M colors. The screen to body ratio of the phone is 64.7%, for the size of the screen is exactly 4.7 inches. Considering the clarity of the display, the resolution of the screen is 720 x 1280 pixels, i.e., 315 pixels per inch index. There is a feature of multi touch in Nokia Lumia 550.
Memory and Platform:
This unlocked phone functions on a 1 GB RAM that ensures a great performance. The internal memory provided in Nokia Lumia 550 is 8 GB that is sufficient to store a considerable amount of data. In case you want to expand the storage space, you can easily do so by inserting a MicroSD card of up to 200 GB in the phone. It works on Microsoft Windows 10. The CPU that is installed in Nokia Lumia 550 is Quad Core 1.1 GHz Cortex A7 processor. The installed GPU is Adreno 304.
Nokia Lumia 550 has both the front as well as back camera. The camera in the phone would provide you good quality images. The front camera of the phone is of 2 megapixels that would click average self-portraits, whereas the front camera is of 5 megapixels that would click good pictures. It has a number of features too, such as LED flash, autofocus, touch focus, geo tagging, etc. the users may also shoot videos with any of the camera available in the phone.
Nokia is a company that is known to provide great battery life in all of the mobile phone models that it comes out with. Yet again, it has done the same and would come out with Nokia Lumia 550 that has the good battery life. The battery in this unlocked phone is a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery. Once completely charged, it would provide the stand by time of 672 hours, talk time of 16 hours and music playtime of up to 60 hours.
The phone is available in two color options, i.e., black and white. You may choose the one you like. Nokia Lumia 550 would be available in a lower price range, thus suiting the budget of almost all the people.