Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




3935 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

# 154882 11-Nov-2014 17:25
Send private message





5MP Front facing camera.
5MP Back camera with FLASH
1GB RAM
1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 Quadcore CPU
8GB Internal storage + microSD slot (up to 128GB)
5" qHD (960 x 540)  resolution display
Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor
Battery capacity: 1905 mAh

Price? 110 euros ~ NZ$176 before taxes.

Lumia 535, Lumia 730/735 and Lumia 830 IMHO are the best value for money phones out of the entire Lumia lineup. Lumia 530/635 should have been the Lumia 535.

http://lumiaconversations.microsoft.com/2014/11/11/lumia-535/




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
1585 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1173006 11-Nov-2014 17:37
One person supports this post

Digging the new Microsoft branding!




Product Manager @ PB Tech

https://pbtech.co.nz/smartphones


3207 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1173032 11-Nov-2014 18:31
Send private message

NikT: Digging the new Microsoft branding!


I bet it does wonders for their sales figures - NOT!




Sony Xperia X running Sailfish OS. https://sailfishos.org The true independent open source mobile OS 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Nokia N1
Dell Inspiron 14z i5


 
 
 
 


453 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1173054 11-Nov-2014 19:59
Send private message

I am getting one :p




Cheapest Online Bookstore Free Worldwide Delivery

http://www.bookdepository.com/?a_aid=lhou021
 
MOBILE: Nexus 6 & HTC U Play
TABLET: Ipad 2017
OTHER: Asus Vivobook + Intel NUC5i3 + A family of Raspberry Pi x 9 + Amazon Echo


8108 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 1173314 12-Nov-2014 09:11
Send private message

Looks interesting .  Any bets that the NZ price will be about  $299??




Regards,

Old3eyes


5136 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Microsoft

  # 1173341 12-Nov-2014 09:42
Send private message

That's 635 pricing, I'd expect this to be less

5136 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Microsoft

  # 1173342 12-Nov-2014 09:42
Send private message

Technofreak:
NikT: Digging the new Microsoft branding!


I bet it does wonders for their sales figures - NOT!


Its hardly been a problem for Apple or Samsung

xpd

Chief Trash Bandit
9816 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1173344 12-Nov-2014 09:46
Send private message

Hmm may need to look at upgrading, missed not having a 2nd camera and flash..... :)
So...anyone interested in a 520 ? :-p





XPD / Gavin / DemiseNZ

 

Server : i5-3470s @ 3.50GHz  16GB RAM  Win 10 Pro    Workstation : i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz  20GB RAM  RX580 4GB Win 10 Pro    Console : Xbox One

 

https://www.xpd.co.nz - Games, emulation, geekery, and my attempts at photography.     Now on BigPipe 100/100 and 2Talk

 

Emulation - The art of getting your $4000 PC to run an 80's system - and still fails.


 
 
 
 


1436 posts

Uber Geek


  # 1173352 12-Nov-2014 09:56
Send private message

So what network will it be on here in Kiwiland? Spark or VF?

550 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1173363 12-Nov-2014 10:14
Send private message

Hmm looks like it could be a decent upgrade from a 520 for someone not willing to spend hundreds on a high end phone. Would be cool to have a flash and a front facing camera....

3539 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1173376 12-Nov-2014 10:23
Send private message

BlueShift: So what network will it be on here in Kiwiland? Spark or VF?

According to the specs:

 

 

 

  •  

    Cellular connectivity

     

    • GSM network: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
    • GSM max data speed DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
    • GSM max data speed UL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
    • WCDMA network: Band 1 (2100 MHz), Band 8 (900 MHz)
    • WCDMA max data speed DL: 42.2 Mbps (Cat 24) 
    • WCDMA max data speed UL: 5.76 Mbps (Cat 6) 
It looks best suited to Vodafone / 2 Degrees.  If your favourite network doesn't choose to offer it in NZ, then it's very easy to order a parallel imported one.

 

 







3935 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1173383 12-Nov-2014 10:28
Send private message

BlueShift: So what network will it be on here in Kiwiland? Spark or VF?


Specs say Vodafone and 2Degrees only.

http://www.microsoft.com/en/mobile/phone/lumia535/specifications/




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

8108 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 1173547 12-Nov-2014 13:00
Send private message

billgates:
BlueShift: So what network will it be on here in Kiwiland? Spark or VF?


Specs say Vodafone and 2Degrees only.

http://www.microsoft.com/en/mobile/phone/lumia535/specifications/


That rather kills it a bit..




Regards,

Old3eyes


453 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1173555 12-Nov-2014 13:20
One person supports this post
Send private message

old3eyes:
billgates:
BlueShift: So what network will it be on here in Kiwiland? Spark or VF?


Specs say Vodafone and 2Degrees only.

http://www.microsoft.com/en/mobile/phone/lumia535/specifications/


That rather kills it a bit..


Usually this type of low cost devices nearly always have different variants available to the market. 
520 have a Spark version isn't it?






Cheapest Online Bookstore Free Worldwide Delivery

http://www.bookdepository.com/?a_aid=lhou021
 
MOBILE: Nexus 6 & HTC U Play
TABLET: Ipad 2017
OTHER: Asus Vivobook + Intel NUC5i3 + A family of Raspberry Pi x 9 + Amazon Echo


3539 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1173571 12-Nov-2014 13:41
Send private message

wanghou168:
old3eyes:
billgates:
BlueShift: So what network will it be on here in Kiwiland? Spark or VF?


Specs say Vodafone and 2Degrees only.

http://www.microsoft.com/en/mobile/phone/lumia535/specifications/


That rather kills it a bit..


Usually this type of low cost devices nearly always have different variants available to the market. 
520 have a Spark version isn't it?

For my money I'd look at spending a bit more and go to the next model up which covers all bands used in NZ.

For example, my Lumia 720 does 850 & 900 WCDMA so it can switch freely between Spark/Voda/2D with no loss of performance.  The 720 is 18 months old now, so when it comes time to replace it, I'll be looking for a similar model which covers ALL bands.  They don't cost much more, maybe $100 or $200 max.





453 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1173581 12-Nov-2014 13:53
One person supports this post
Send private message

grant_k:
wanghou168:
old3eyes:
billgates:
BlueShift: So what network will it be on here in Kiwiland? Spark or VF?


Specs say Vodafone and 2Degrees only.

http://www.microsoft.com/en/mobile/phone/lumia535/specifications/


That rather kills it a bit..


Usually this type of low cost devices nearly always have different variants available to the market. 
520 have a Spark version isn't it?

For my money I'd look at spending a bit more and go to the next model up which covers all bands used in NZ.

For example, my Lumia 720 does 850 & 900 WCDMA so it can switch freely between Spark/Voda/2D with no loss of performance.  The 720 is 18 months old now, so when it comes time to replace it, I'll be looking for a similar model which covers ALL bands.  They don't cost much more, maybe $100 or $200 max.


The exact reason why I bought 3 x Lumia 625 for family members. Just because it is a budget device that covers all bands. 




Cheapest Online Bookstore Free Worldwide Delivery

http://www.bookdepository.com/?a_aid=lhou021
 
MOBILE: Nexus 6 & HTC U Play
TABLET: Ipad 2017
OTHER: Asus Vivobook + Intel NUC5i3 + A family of Raspberry Pi x 9 + Amazon Echo


 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Disney+ streaming service confirmed launch in New Zealand
Posted 20-Aug-2019 09:29


Industry plan could create a billion dollar interactive games sector
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:41


Personal cyber insurance a New Zealand first
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:26


University of Waikato launches space for esports
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:20


D-Link ANZ expands mydlink ecosystem with new mydlink Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:14


Kiwi workers still falling victim to old cyber tricks
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:47


Lightning Lab GovTech launches 2019 programme
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:41


Epson launches portable laser projector
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:27


Huawei launches new distributed HarmonyOS
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:20


Lenovo introduces single-socket servers for edge and data-intensive workloads
Posted 9-Aug-2019 21:26


The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.3
Posted 9-Aug-2019 16:57


Symantec sell enterprise security assets for US$ 10.7 billion to Broadcom
Posted 9-Aug-2019 16:43


Artificial tongue can distinguish whisky and identify counterfeits
Posted 8-Aug-2019 20:20


Toyota and Preferred Networks to develop service robots
Posted 8-Aug-2019 20:11


Vodafone introduces new Vodafone TV device
Posted 7-Aug-2019 17:16



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.