Nokia's budget Lumia 630, 635 running Windows Phone 8.1 coming to India in May


Along with its flagship Lumia 930, Microsoft has also unveiled the Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 at the BUILD conference 2014.

 

As expected, both Windows 8.1-based smartphones promise to come with affordable price tags.

 

Priced at $169 (Which translates to approsimately Rs 10,000), the Lumia 630 will hit store shelves in May, starting with Asia including China and India in addition to Russia and Europe. On the other hand, the Lumia 635 will be available starting July across regions, including the US, for a price of $189 that amounts to approximately Rs 11,000.

 

Both Lumia 630 and 635 comes with a similar specs sheet. The only distinguishing factor is the support for dual-SIM and 3G or 4G LTE connectivity. The Nokia Lumia 630 will be available in single and dual SIM variants, and come with support for 3G connectivity only. On the other hand, the Lumia 635 is only a single-SIM variant, but will come with support for 4G LTE too.

 

The budget Lumia devices do not follow the phablet trend, and come equipped with a 4.5-inch FWVGA display with 480x854 pixels of resolution, leading to pixel density of 221 ppi. The ClearBlack LCD display also gets a layer of Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

 

Both Lumia 630 and 635 come powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. On the storage front, they get 8GB onboard memory, expandable up to voluminous 128GB. There is no front-facing camera, so no selfies or video chatting. However, the devices get a 5-megapixel rear snapper.

 

The Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 come with colourful changeable polycarbonate shells.


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