Microsoft Lumia 535 Overview: Affordable Camera with Wide-Angle Front Camera and Respectable Specs

Microsoft Lumia 535 is another affordable Windows phone that offers decent specs and performance. It provides two SIM card slots so that you can use two different providers at the same time. You can manage both cards according to your needs: one card for voice communication purpose and the other for data connection. The Lumia 535 uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset with quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor. It also incorporates Adreno 302 GPU and 1 GB of RAM. For the operating system, it uses Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1. In terms of performance, the Lumia 535 is pretty reliable to handle various tasks. It is responsive and has good processing speed. You may need additional microSD card (support up to 128 GB) to accommodate your files since the phone only has 8 GB built-in memory.

Lumia-535-hero1-jpgMicrosoft Lumia 535 has a lovely design. It boasts a 5.0″ IPS LCD screen which offers wider viewing angles. Despite the large size, it feels comfortable to hold due to the slightly curved corners and slim body. The screen has 540 x 960 pixels resolution and 220 ppi pixel density. It’s a bit low for its size but the quality of the visuals is still acceptable, not bad for everyday use. In the past, Lumia 535 had some issues with its touchscreen but now it seems that Microsoft has already solved the problem. The good thing about the screen is the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It’s safer and has better endurance.

Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM is well known for its front-facing camera. It has a 5 MP wide angle camera  above the display which is perfect for taking selfies and video calling. On the rear panel, you will also find a 5 MP camera which features autofocus, LED flash, 1/4” sensor size, 28 mm focal length, geo-tagging, automatic photo upload to OneDrive and video recording capability (480p@30fps).

Other features in Microsoft Lumia 535:

– Connectivity options: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot; Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE, apt-X; microUSB v2.0.


– FM radio

– Accelerometer and Proximity sensor

– Email, Push Email, Instant Messaging

– Internet explorer 11

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

– HERE Drive+ and HERE maps

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA  player and MP4/H.264 player

– OneDrive (15 GB cloud storage)

– Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

– Lumia camera apps

– Cortana


Size: 140.2 x 72.4 x 8.8 mm (5.52 x 2.85 x 0.35 in)

Weight: 146 g (5.15 oz)


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Microsoft Lumia 535 Hard Reset and User Manual

How to Deal With Microsoft Lumia 535 Touchscreen Issue




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