The magenta carrier will have the Lumia 530 in stores on October 15. If you want one, you'll only need to pay $79.20. If you can't wait that long, you'll be able to get it from Best Buy and Microsoft Stores starting on October 5.
If even that feels like too much of a wait, then you can buy a Lumia 530 tomorrow, though at Cricket - AT&T's prepaid arm. Over there the price is lower even, at $49.99, but you'll need to activate qualified wireless service when you purchase it. That said, as Cricket is a prepaid carrier you won't have to sign a two-year contract or anything like that.
The Lumia 530 is Nokia's new entrant in the low-end smartphone space, which the company now owned by Microsoft clearly hopes will provide a healthy dose of sales given its low price.
I agree. But if one wishes to upgrade from a 520, they should upgrade to a 630/635. As much of a turd the 520 feels like after using...any other Lumia, its still a killer deal for a smartphone. I'm sure the redesign, though minor as it seems, make th...
The price is lower in the USA because of Carrier subsidies. AT&T, even T*Mobile has far more customers than Orange or O2. Our mobile plans general cost more as well. Thus, we almost never buy devices unlocked/SIM free, which does cost more.