Windows Phone beats Apple iOS in Pakistan, thanks to Microsoft Lumia 535

Lumia 535 is the first Windows Phone handset under Microsoft brand name after it acquired Nokia. It is a midrange smartphone available at price of Rs. 14,250 in Pakistan. This competitive price has attracted a large number of Pakistani customers hence making Lumia 535 best-selling midrange smartphone in the country.

Now, Lumia 535 has marked another success for Windows Phone in Pakistan. According to Patrick Mercanton, Head Marketing for Near-East, North Africa, Levant and Emerging Asia at Microsoft Mobile Devices, Windows Phone has now beaten Apple iOS hence earning 2nd spot behind Android. Thanks to large number of sales of Lumia 535 which has made the difference! This was revealed by the Microsoft official in an interview with The News.

Moving to Microsoft Lumia 535; it is a nice smartphone with competitive specs. The handset weighs only 146g. Its dimensions are 140.2 x 72.4 x 8.8 mm. Released in Nov 2014, the handset comes with sleek design and look. Here is the list of complete specifications of the handset:

  • 5-inch IPS LCD display (supporting 540 x 960 pixels, 220 ppi)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Cortex A7 processor
  • Adreno 302 GPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 5 MP back camera (2592 x 1936 pixels, AutoFocus and LED flash)
  • 5 MP front camera
  • 8 GB internal storage (external SDcard upto 128 GB)
  • 2G and 3G supported
  • Wi-Fi / Bluetooth 4.0 / USB 2.0
  • 1,905 mAh Li-ion battery
  • Runs on Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft Lumia 535 is available in these color options: orange, green, white, black, grey and blue. Considering the popularity of Windows Phone in Pakistan, Microsoft has recently introduced Lumia 640 XL in the country.

Apart from this, Microsoft is also having Lumia Jeet Ka Khazana promotion in Pakistan. The promotion encourages people to buy Lumia handset and get a chance to win exclusive prizes.

So guys, what are your views on Lumia 535 handset? Tell us in comments section below.

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