Microsoft has been a name which has been around for a really long time.
The company has been coming out with some of the most innovative technologies in the recent times, and has been doing extremely well in the markets, especially when you talk of the software industry.
Having started off 41 years ago, in 1974, Microsoft has been one of the true giants in the world of technology.
The company has been led by visionaries such as Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. SatyaNadella is another jewel in the crown of Microsoft, and the company is now riding on a much bigger wave of success than ever before.
They have been working on the lines of development of software for a very long time, and only recently have they stepped forward towards the hardware markets.
Microsoft’s hardware division has been divided into the consoles, the surface family and the mobile phones.
The mobile phones division, known as Microsoft Mobiles, has recently been receiving major criticism, but Microsoft has been backing the division quite well and has been defending it.
Recently, two new devices have been released into the markets which are expected to make the Windows Mobiles more popular and more accessible. These devices are:
- Microsoft Lumia 550
Microsoft has been a company which rarely ever deals with low cost technology or the entry level markets. They believe in moderation, but not in cheap.
However desperate times call for desperate measures.
They have realized that the low end phones are selling well, as the Lumia 520 has been a great success for them in the past.
They have now released the Lumia 550, which comes in at nearly $150, and offers the users with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage, along with 5MP of primary camera and 2MP of front camera.
The phone runs on the Snapdragon 210 SoC.
- Microsoft Lumia 640 XL LTE Dual SIM
Microsoft, with this phone is actually tapping at the markets where 4G LTE connections have just begun, such as India.
The phone comes with a 5.7 inched screen and a 13MP Camera, along with a 5MP front camera and 3000 mAh of battery.
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL LTE Dual SIM features 8GB of internal storage and 1GB of RAM, and it runs on Snapdragon 400 SoC. The phone is expected to be priced at nearly $259.