The Nokia Lumia 530, recently made available in Kenya by Microsoft, is retailing at only Kshs 10,999 at all Orange shops as well as other authorised dealer shops in the country.
Lumia 530, a sequel to the Lumia 520 is a Windows 8.1 entry-level smartphone, and is among the cheapest Quad Core CPU smartphones currently available in the market.
With a powerful quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the Lumia 530 delivers a fast user experience of your favourite apps, gaming and internet browsing on the 4-inch LCD display.
Available in both single SIM and Dual SIM 3G variants, the smartphone offers a great smartphone experience with Microsoft innovations and services found in high-end Lumia smartphones.
“With high end apps, features and exceptional build quality at an amazing price, the Lumia 530 sets the benchmark for affordable smartphones,” said Kingori Gitahi, Product Manager at Microsoft Devices Group.
With a 5MP rear camera, the smartphone also offers a smooth performance with signature Lumia apps such as Creative Studio and Glam Me which helps people take quality voice-guided selfies.
The smartphone comes installed with apps such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Viber and WeChat as well as gaming apps such as Asphalt 8 to be available in the Windows Phone Store.
Lumia 530 has up to 4GB of on-board memory, with an expandable SD card memory of up to 128GB and an additional 15GB of free cloud storage on Microsoft OneDrive to allow users to sync, store and share files between the Lumia 530 and computers, Laptops and tablets.
Speaking at the launch, George Mlaghui, the chief corporate communications officer at Orange Telkom Kenya said, “Our association with Microsoft on the launch of the Lumia 530 is a strategic and timely move with an ever changing smartphone market in which devices are becoming increasingly affordable and accessible”.