Nokia India, now a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobile Oy, launched an affordable 4G-LTE smartphone Lumia 638 in India on Tuesday, 16 December.
Lumia 638 series was originally unveiled way back in June this year and now finally, it has set foot in the sub-continent.
It sports 4.5-inch FWVGA (854x480p) IPS LCD screen and houses Windows Phone 8.1 OS, 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 series CPU, 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory, 5mp camera on the rear-side and 1,830mAh battery.
Nokia Lumia 638 India Price and Availability:
Nokia Lumia 638 pre-order service will reportedly go live at exclusive Microsoft Store on Amazon India website on 17 December for ₹8,299.
Nokia Lumia 638 will be up against the soon-to-be-released Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 1S, Motorola Moto E, Moto G (Gen 1), Samsung Galaxy Core Prime, Asus Zenfone 4 series, Huawei Honor Holly Android One series (Micromax Canvas A1, Spice Dream UNO & Karbonn Sparkle V), Panasonic Eluga S , Xolo Selfie 50, Xolo One, Micromax Canvas Xpress A99, and other local brands.
Key Specifications of Nokia Lumia 638:
|Model||Nokia Lumia 638|
|Display||4.5-inch FWVGA (854x480p) ClearBlack IPS LCD screenPixel density: 221 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|OS||Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan firmware [Lumia Denim update is awaited]|
|Processor||1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 series CPU|
|Storage capacity||8GB, expandable up to 128GB|
|Camera||Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, 4 X zoom, f/2.4 aperture, 28 mm focal-length,[No LED Flash support & no Front-camera]|
|Battery||1830 mAh (type: BL-5H);Standby time: up to 20 daysPlayback time: close to 58 hoursBrowsing time (via Wi-Fi): up to 9.4 hoursVideo playback time: close to 7 hours|
|Networks||3G & 4G-LTE (Cat .4)|
|Add-ons||Micro-SIM slot, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), micro-USB v2.0, Microsoft Office apps ,|
|Dimensions||129.5 x 66.7 x 9.2 mm|
[Image credit: Microsoft India]