Monarch, the long-rumored Nokia smartphone, is in fact the recently unveiled Lumia 635 bound for T-Mobile, according to reports.
The news was disclosed by popular Twitter spy @evleaks. Nokia Lumia 635 is an LTE-based mid-range smartphone. It sports a FWVGA (854x480p) display with pixel density of 221 ppi and ships with Windows Phone v8.1 OS, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 CPU, 512MB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 128GB) and a 5.0-megapixel camera (no LED flash support).
Nokia Monarch = Lumia 635, for T-Mobile
— @evleaks (@evleaks) April 12, 2014
As of now, Nokia has only confirmed that Lumia 635 will hit the US market this summer for $189 (around ₹11,400) but there is no official word on whether the phone will have a different moniker for the T-Mobile carrier model.
Going by the company's device launch history, there is a probability that Nokia might use a different name for Lumia 635 in the US, like Lumia Icon (Verizon exclusive model), which made its debut in February this year. The company later unveiled its international variant with a different moniker, Lumia 930, powered by the latest Windows Phone v8.1 OS early this month.
Key specifications of Nokia Monarch aka Lumia 635:
|Model||Nokia Monarch aka Lumia 635|
|Display||4.5-inch FWVGA (854x480p) ClearBlack LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 221 ppi|
|OS||Windows Phone v8.1|
|Processor||1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 series quad-core CPU|
|Storage capacity||8GB, expandable up to 128 GB|
|Camera||Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with 4X zoom, ¼-inch sensor, f/2.4 apertureFront camera : No|
|Battery||BL-5H: 1820 mAh (removable);Talk time: up to 12 hours (2G) & 14 hours (3G)
Standby mode: 27 days
|Network||3G & 4G-LTE|
|Add-ons||Micro-SIM, Bluetooth v4.0 (with A2DP ad more), Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), NFC, micro-USB, FM radio|
|Dimensions||129.5 x 66.7 x 9.2 mm|
|Price (Excluding Taxes)||$189 (around ₹11,400)|