Microsoft’s first Windows 10 phone of 2016 needed to be impressive, not this

February 15, 2016
Aaron Polmeer

By Ben Woods


Microsoft has had a rough time in the phone business, but with Windows 10 rolling out wider across the user base, the company’s push around standardized apps across all its platforms begins to make sense. Unfortunately, the splashy and impressive first Windows 10 smartphone launch in 2016 is the Lumia 650 – a relatively low-end handset that fails to really play to any of the brand’s potential strengths. What is it? A metal-finished $200 smartphone with a 5-inch OLED 720P display, 5-megapixel front-facing snapper and 8-megapixel sensor on the rear. Slim and light: At just 6.9mm it’s thinner than an iPhone 6s, though…

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