Microsoft today launched the Nokia Lumia 630, the first device to run on Windows Phone 8.1 in India. While the Dual-SIM variant comes at a best buy price of Rs 11,500; the single SIM variant would be Rs 1000 cheaper.
Lumia 630 device also becomes the first smartphone in the Lumia series to come with dual-SIM option, which has many takers in this part of the world. First unveiled at the Build 2014 conference last month, the 630 has a 4.5-inch LCD screen with ClearBlack display and armed with quad-core processing power.
A quick run into the specs. the Lumia 630 features a 4.5-inch ClearBlack FWVGA display (854×480 pixels resolution) and strengthened by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Powered by 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core chipset and paired with surprisingly just a 512MB of RAM. Though the Nokia officials were quick to point that the Windows Phone devices could muster enough fire power with this RAM aided by a quad-core processor for regular consumer needs the segment focuses on. An 8GB of internal storage can be pushed ahead up to whooping 128GB via a microSD card slot.
A 5-megapixel rear camera is what in store on camera department. Sorry selfies, no front camera in this one. The rear camera also lacks a flash. There is a 1,830 mAh battery that the company claims should give 13.1 hours of talktime and 25 days on standby mode.
Lumia 630 flaunts an impressive chassis made on polycarbonate body and the swappable backpanel can be replaced by an array of colorful panels.
The Dual-SIM gets smarter with lot of features to manage and streamline both the SIMs better and Lumia 630 brings new features like SensorCore low-power motion sensor with Bing Health and Fitness apps and also includes Microsoft Office, Nokia Camera, free Nokia MixRadio streaming, and HERE maps and also comes pre-installed with Whatsapp, WeChat and many more.
The Dual-SIM Lumia 630 will hit the stores beginning May 14th and the single SIM variant will be available from the last week of May.