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The Lumia 530 to Be Unveiled Soon To Replace the Very Successful Lumia 520

Lumia 530 listing

The Lumia 520 Smartphone has been around for a while and has been very successful with strong sales figures. This Smartphone is more of an entry-level windows phone device launched in 2013 and went ahead to post great figures especially in emerging markets.

Now that the Lumia 520 is a little bit old, Microsoft Mobile (formerly Nokia) is about to unveil a successor for it dubbed the Lumia 530. This is still an entry-level device clearly targeting the emerging markets such as Kenya. Microsoft has not said much about this device but the number of leaks and rumours surrounding it indicate that it is coming soon.

The latest leak confirming that the Lumia 530 is coming is from a Vietnamese web shop Mainguyen. For those who do not know, this web shop is famous for posting upcoming devices even before they are officially announced.

The post on the website shows some decent specs for the Lumia 530 including a its 4-inch display with a 480 x 854 resolution to bring it back to a 16:9 aspect ratio.  This device will also have ClearBlack tech for improved legibility under direct sunlight.

Under the hood, the Lumia 530 will have a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor with 512MB of RAM. It will also have 4GB of internal storage with no option for expandable storage. There will be a 5MP back camera that is able to shoot 720p videos with a 1430 mAh battery below it. The Lumia 530 is also believed to be thicker than its predecessor is and will have dual-SIM capabilities.

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