The Lumia 635, announced
at Microsoft's Build conference, has finally gone on sale in parts of Europe and APAC at a recommended retail price (RRP) of $189 (Rs. 11,384 approximately) excluding taxes and subsidies.
The Conversation blog announced the news and also revealed that the Lumia 635 will be rolled-out in the US in the coming months. Unfortunately, there is no word until now about whether the Lumia 635 will be launching in the Indian market or not.
The Lumia 635 runs Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan and also supports firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updates. It features a 4.5-inch IPS LCD ClearBlack display with FWVGA (480x854 pixels) resolution. The Lumia 635 also features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and boasts of a 221ppi pixel density.
It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor clubbed with 512MB of RAM. It packs 8GB of inbuilt storage which is further expandable up to 128GB (via microSD card). The Lumia 635 sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera without flash. Notably, it features 4G LTE support in addition to 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS with A-GPS, GPRS/ EDGE, Micro-USB, and FM radio connectivity.
The smartphone is backed by an 1830mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 12 hours of talk time and up to 648 hours of standby time. The Nokia Lumia 635 will come preloaded with WhatsApp, WeChat, Nokia Camera, HERE Maps, and free Nokia MixRadio apps. It also has the 'SensorCore' low-power sensing feature, meant for 'the next generation of exercise and exploration apps' like Bing Health and Fitness.
The other two devices launched alongside Lumia 635 were the Lumia 930 and the Lumia 630 (along with its dual-SIM variant). The Lumia 630 is identical to the Lumia 635, except that it features 4G LTE connectivity in addition.
The Lumia 630 Dual SIM went on sale in India at Rs. 11,329 in mid-May, while the Lumia 630 single SIM reached the Indian market in the first week of June priced at Rs. 10,500.
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