Comeback kid! Lumia smartphone under a Microsoft hood

26th November 2014
Comeback kid!  Lumia smartphone under a Microsoft hood
Launching the Microsoft Lumia 535 in Bangalore, November 26 2014

Bangalore,  November 26, 201: Microsoft  has launched the first Lumia smartphone  that  does not carry the Nokia name. It is the  Lumia 535 with the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.
It promised five  integrated Microsoft experiences,  with a wide-angle 5 megapixel front facing camera, and a spacious 5 inch display protected with Gorilla Glass 3.  Available starting Nov 28, 2014 at a best price of Rs 9199, the 535   brings many Microsoft services to the Lumia platform:
- Skype video calls and seamless switch between voice and video with built-in Skype integration.
- Pre-installed  and free for life Office suite, bringing, the ability to access, edit and share Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents and OneNote notebooks on the go.
- Xbox on  Lumia 535 using an  Xbox Live avatar and gamer profile.
- 15GB of free OneDrive cloud storage.
- Microsoft Outlook email  built-in.
Microsoft also announced two special packages for new consumers across all Lumia smartphones. All Lumia devices running Windows Phone 8 onwards (from Lumia 520 to Lumia 1520) will be available with the option of an additional cloud storage of 1TB on OneDrive for Business at a price of Rs. 799 per annum.
The Office 365 Business Premium package will be available to all  new Lumia buyers at  Rs. 2499 per annum. Lumia buyers opting for this package will get one licence, to be used on a total of 15 devices i.e., 5 PCs (Windows / MAC), 5 Tablets (Windows / iPads) and 5 Smartphones (Windows / iOS / Android).