Microsoft reduces Lumia 650 by a further 9% in the UK, its second price cut in eight weeks

In mid-February, Microsoft launched the Lumia 650, a low-end Windows 10 Mobile handset in a premium, metal-framed body. In the UK, it went on sale for £159.99 SIM-free, but by the end of May, it was available from major retailers like Amazon and Carphone Warehouse for as little as £129.99.

In July, Microsoft permanently cut the price of the handset by 25%, bringing it down to £119.99. Today, just over eight weeks later, it trimmed a further 9% off its price, reducing it by £10.99 to £109.

The Lumia 650's key specs include:

  • 5-inch OLED with HD (1280x720px) resolution and Gorilla Glass 3
  • Quad-core 1.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB onboard storage (plus microSD card support up to 200GB)
  • 8MP rear camera with autofocus, LED flash and 720p video recording at 30fps
  • 5MP front-facing camera with continuous autofocus, 'video light' and 720p video at 30fps
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with support for Wi-Fi calling
  • 4G LTE connectivity (bands 1, 3, 7, 8 and 20)
  • NFC support
  • microUSB 2.0 with Type B connector
  • Removable 2000mAh battery
  • 142 x 71 x 6.9mm; 122g

If you're thinking of buying the Lumia 650, be sure to check out our detailed review first.

The 650 wasn't the only Windows 10 Mobile device to get a reduction in the UK today. For the third time this year, Microsoft permanently cut the prices of its Lumia 950 and 950 XL flagships, by 22% and 15% respectively.

Source: Microsoft Store via All About Windows Phone

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