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Microsoft Lumia 435 vs Lumia 532: Low profile

Microsoft Lumia 435 vs Lumia 532: Low profile

GSMArena team, 25 May 2015| comments (16)

The Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 are the first compact smartphones to come from the Microsoft-aquired Nokia, the company previously focusing its attention to 5+" handsets. It is only logical for Microsoft to pay proper attention to the most popular segment of...


Microsoft Lumia 640 review: Outgrowing the mold

Microsoft Lumia 640 review: Outgrowing the mold

GSMArena team, 18 May 2015| comments (32)

Low-end Lumias dominate the Windows Phone market but aren't prestigious. To fix this, Microsoft crafted the Lumia 640 Trojan horse - a capable mid-ranger hiding behind an undeservedly low model number. It comes with pick-and-choose LTE...


Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM review: Size matters

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM review: Size matters

GSMArena team, 13 May 2015| comments (64)

The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is one of Miscrosoft's recently announced Lumias and it's also available as a Dual SIM model, which we're reviewing. It's the best equipped smartphone in the Lumia 640 series - it packs a massive 5.7" screen and a 13MP camera...


MWC 2015: Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL hands-on

MWC 2015: Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL hands-on

GSMArena team, 2 March 2015| comments (32)

Microsoft unveiled a couple of mid-rangers, but no flagships. The high-enders will come later, for now we get the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL phablet with Zeiss camera and the Lumia 640, both on their way to a Windows 10 update and both with a full range...


Windows 10 for phones preview: First look

Windows 10 for phones preview: First look

GSMArena team, 17 February 2015| comments (155)

Microsoft officially announced Windows 10 last September but it took until the end of last month to get more details about it and finally get to try it. Number 9 was skipped and Microsoft is wants...


Microsoft Lumia 535 and 535 Dual SIM review: A first of many

Microsoft Lumia 535 and 535 Dual SIM review: A first of many

GSMArena team, 10 December 2014| comments (169)

Itís a Lumia like the rest of them. A new youth player promoted to the first team, which will have no trouble blending in. Itís just a different name on the familiar kit. Microsoft is starting from the bottom up Ė an entry level handset, no redesign to speak of...


IFA 2014: Nokia Lumia 830 and 730 hands-on

IFA 2014: Nokia Lumia 830 and 730 hands-on

GSMArena team, 4 September 2014| comments (104)

Nokia kicked off the event by announcing a software boost for all Windows Phones, including the Lumia Camera, before bringing out the tangible goods in the Nokia Lumia 830 and Lumia 730. Both are midrange smartphones, the 830 touted as...


Microsoft Surface 2 review: Sink or swim

Microsoft Surface 2 review: Sink or swim

GSMArena team, 29 November 2013| comments (63)

There is a tall task ahead of the Microsoft Surface 2. The first generation of the Microsoft tablet arrived with much fanfare but had little success, and the newcomer has to entice new customers, proving along the way that Redmond can be a factor in...


Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro: Hands-on

Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro: Hands-on

GSMArena team, 23 September 2013| comments (45)

Microsoft is presenting two new Surface tablets, saying "reinventing the wheel is not the goal, making it better is." This better wheel of theirs features a more powerful chipset, improved battery life, better screen, more ports, even the accessories are better.


Microsoft Surface review: Ripples of change

Microsoft Surface review: Ripples of change

GSMArena team, 19 November 2012| comments (73)

Having powered anything from personal media players to enterprise servers, Redmond once again has a little something to call its own. It must wish it's bigger than the Xbox and sure hopes no one remembers the Kin phone. The Microsoft Surface...


Windows Phone 8 review: Str8 up

Windows Phone 8 review: Str8 up

GSMArena team, 29 October 2012| comments (146)

Windows Phone 8 is officially in the race. It probably isnít time to count the horses just yet but Team Windows seems ready to bounce Ė major OEMs have backed Microsoft up with flagships and mid-range options. Redmond is doing its part with what looks like one of the biggest OS overhauls this year...


Windows Phone 7 OS review: From scratch

Windows Phone 7 OS review: From scratch

GSMArena team, 08 October 2010| comments (296)

A modern smartphone OS needs to be balanced with excellent cloud services and draw on the cutting edge of software. The Windows Phone 7 OS is nothing like Win Mobile. The new UI is trendy, with a magazine look, and is incredibly...


MWC 2010: Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Series

MWC 2010: Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Series

GSMArena team, 16 February 2010| comments (43)

One of the pivotal announcements this MWC was without a doubt the new Windows Phone 7 OS. There are yet no devices made to support it, but we've got some shots of a proto-type plus some lengthy presentation videos...