Microsoft's lowest-cost Lumia phone, the, brings its colorful polycarbonate style and money-saving mobile computing to the US this month.
Cricket Wireless will be the first to sell it, in cyan, for $50. That begins tomorrow. T-Mobile follows suit with the white shade on October 15, but for a heftier sum of $80 all in. On October 15, Best Buy and the Microsoft will each peddle the 530 for $70.
As a refresh, the Lumia 530 runs Windows Phone 8.1 with the Cortana voice assistant and a 4-inch screen with 854x480-pixel resolution. A quad-core 1.2GHz processor from Qualcomm promises stable performance, and a 5-megapixel camera should take basic shots. There's also a microSD card slot onboard to expand the phone's storage capacity by 128GB for your multimedia needs.
Read even more about the, and stay tuned for a full review when our review unit arrives.