Microsoft launched the company’s most affordable 4G smartphone in India, the Nokia Lumia 638. The device was first introduced in China few months back in the month of June. You can now pre-order the device on Amazon India.
The Nokia Lumia 638 has a 4.5-inch FWGA screen. The device is powered up by 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon SoC.Speaking of shooter, the device has a 5-megapixel rear camera with auto-focus feature but the device lacks a flash and a front shooter. The Dual SIM device will run with 1GB of RAM to help app run smoothly and further secondary memory could be expanded via microSD card. The device would run on Windows 8.1 OS. The device would get juice from its 1,830 mAh battery.
Nokia Lumia 638 has TD-LTE Band 40 for India that works with Airtel. LTE bands in the phone include, TD-LTE Band 38 (2570-2620 MHz), Band 39 (1880-1920 MHz), Band 40 (2300-2400 MHz), Band 41 (2500-2700 MHz), LTE FDD: Band 3 (1800 MHz), Band 7 (2600 MHz).
This is an old Nokia device which will be sold under Microsoft. The first Microsoft branded Lumia smartphone, the Lumia 535 has already been launched in India. Microsoft Lumia 435 powered by Snapdragon 200 SoC is also coming soon.
Raghuvesh Sarup, Director – Marketing, Nokia India Sales Pvt. Ltd. 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.
The Nokia Lumia 638 is available in color variant of Black and White and carries a price tag of Rs.8,299. The device can be pre-booked on Amazon India starting December 17th. The device would be also available in Microsoft Brand stores soon after that.