Microsoft launches Lumia 638, cheapest LTE capable smartphone in India for Rs 8299 ($130)
Microsoft today launched the Lumia 638, its cheapest LTE-capable Windows Phone 8.1 handset in India today. The smartphone is available from official Microsoft Store on Amazon India for Rs 8,299 ($130).
As far as its specifications are concerned, the Nokia Lumia 638 comes with a 4.5-inch Clearblack LCD display with FWVGA (854×480). Underneath the device sits a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. Also included is an 8GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
On the camera front, there’s 5-megapixel auto-focus camera at the rear, but sadly no front-facing camera. It packs in a 1,830mAh battery, and on the connectivity side it supports LTE, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi. The device runs on Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan.
To make the offer even more enticing, the company has partnered with Airtel to offer 5GB of free LTE data for a period of two months. The offer is only applicable until March 31, 2015.Further reading: India, LTE, Microsoft, Nokia, Windows Phone 8.1