Microsoft launched Lumia 638 which is a first budget 4G LTE smartphone. The smartphone has 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS display with 854×480 pixels. It is powered by 1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. It has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD.
The Lumia 630 comes with Windows 8.1 with Lumia Cyan running out of the box. It sports 5MP rear shooter with f/2.4 aperture, 28mm lens, front camera is missing. Other than 4G LTE connectivity it supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and GPS / aGPS. It packs with 1830mAh battery capacity.
Raghuvesh Sarup, Director – Marketing, Nokia India Sales Pvt. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobile Oy), said,
“With the Lumia range we have always focussed on delivering new experiences and features to our consumers at affordable price points. Now, we are introducing Lumia 638 which is the most affordable 4G smartphone on Windows Phone 8.1. It builds on the success of the Lumia range in the fast growing affordable smartphone segment and aims to address the consumers’ demand for a device that lets them enjoy uninterrupted video content. We are confident of the success of the Lumia 638 as a comprehensive package and are certain that the device will help us consolidate our position in the affordable smartphones segment further.”
Ram Narayan Iyer, Group Director – Retail, Sales and Marketing,Microsoft India said,
“Exclusive products and great deals are key differentiators of the Microsoft Brand Store. Given the increasing demand for Lumia smartphones in India, and with more and more consumers choosing to shop online, we are very excited to announce availability of the Lumia 638 exclusively on our store. The Lumia 638 is the first product to be available exclusively on the Microsoft Brand Store.”
The Microsoft Lumia 638 will be available in Black and White colours for Rs. 8,299. It will be available for pre-booking on Amazon.in from December 17th and will be also available in Microsoft Brand Store. It offers Airtel 4G data of 5GB for 2 months on Airtel Post-paid customers in Bengaluru. This offer will last until 31st March 2015.