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'Cheap' Microsoft Lumia 650 struts its aluminum style (photos)

It's rare to see an entry-level phone look so good. Microsoft splashes out with a metal construction for its very affordable Windows 10 phone.

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The aluminum- framed Microsoft Lumia 650 may only cost $200 and £160, or around AU$280, but it looks like it could go for more.

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Unlike the pricier and higher-end Lumia 950 and 950 XL, the 650 dips into entry-level specs.

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The 650 shoots photos with its 8-megapixel camera on the rear and 5-megapixel camera on the front.

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We have here a 5-inch display with a 720-pixel resolution...

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...and only 16GB of storage for apps, photos and videos.

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One thing that's missing is Continuum, a feature Microsoft highlights as the pinnacle of a Windows 10 phone.

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