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Pre-orders of the Lumia 530 sold out in India, release set for third week of August

Lumia 530, another budget smartphone has set a new craze in India. The pre orders of the concerned phone was made available in Snapdeal online shopping website and all their stock in exhausted within no time. It’s pretty cool that the devices sold like hot cakes in the pre-orders. Those who are currently planning or ready to purchase it from Snapdeal will have to wait until the 3rd week of August to get stock refilled. Other than Snapdeal, Flipkart is also displaying Lumia 530 with a “Coming Soon” message. You can turn on the reminder notification in Flipkart so that you’ll be notified right at the moment stock arrives.

Pre-orders of the Lumia 530 sold out in India

The most important reason of this craze behind Lumia 530 is that its OS version is Windows Phone 8.1 and this means in near future you can get the alpha version of the much anticipated Cortana. Pretty cool features in awesome price. Yes, the phone costs just $130 which is 8000 INR. You get a 4 inch FWVGA screen, a quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor with 1.2 GHz processor speed, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB built in phone memory, microSD card slot expandable up to 128 GB, along with dual-SIM connectivity. Other facilities include 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 5 MP camera along with a 1,430mAh battery. So a lot of features in just a small price justifies the madness.


Nick is a Software Engineer. He has interest in gadgets and technical stuffs. If you are facing any problem with your Windows, feel free to ask him.