Nokia Lumia 530 up for pre-orders in the Netherlands, China & Vietnam
Microsoft’s ultra-cheap WP8.1 smartphone, the 4-inch Lumia 530, has popped up on belsimpel.nl so you can pre-order a black or white variant and expect a delivery sometime in late August / September. The price of the 530 in the Netherlands is €102 SIM free, while with a new contract on some of the Dutch carriers you can get the phone for free.
The Lumia 530 has also made an appearance in China where the low-end Windows Phone is even cheaper – Yuan 599 or around $97. The phone should be available in the coming weeks.
Vietnam is another emerging market, where customers should be happy about the 530. The price in Vietnam is around $110.
India, Brazil, Latin America and many Asian countries should also get the budget oriented Lumia within the next weeks, so Windows Phone platform might finally see an improvement in these price sensitive markets.
Nokia Lumia 530 is a 4-inch phone, powered by a quad-core Snapdragon ticking over at 1.2 GHz with 512 MB of RAM. The internal storage is 4 GB, while a microSD allows you to add up to 128 GB.