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Microsoft Launches Nokia Lumia 638 With 4G LTE Connectivity At Rs. 8,299


Microsoft today silently launched the most affordable smartphone 4G device in India, the Nokia Lumia 638, with Windows Phone 8.1 OS. The Lumia 638 will retail exclusively on the newly launched Microsoft Brand Store at Amazon.in at a best buy price of INR 8,299/-. The device will be available for pre-booking from December 17 on www.amazon.in/microsoft.

microsoft_nokia_lumia_638_officialThe Lumia 638 has a new matte polycarbonate design with changeable shells available in matte black and white.

The Nokia Lumia 638 features a Clear Black 4.5 Inch LCD screen with True Color and capacitive multi-point touch. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, coupled with 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage with microSD card support for extending the internal storage upto 128GB. The Lumia 638 is equipped with 5MP Auto-Focus rear camera with advanced imaging applications like Lumia Camera and Cinemagraph.There is no front camera on this device. It is packed with a 1830mAh battery.

The Lumia 638 comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Enterprise feature pack such as Microsoft Office, OneDrive, Camera, and HERE Maps and Drive+.

The Lumia 638 will come bundled with an exclusive offer on Airtel 4G. Lumia 638 consumers on Airtel Post-paid in Bengaluru will get up to 5 GB of free data on 4G for 2 months post activation of their Airtel SIM on the new Lumia 638. This offer will be available only until 31st March, 2015.

Speaking at the launch, Raghuvesh Sarup, Director – Marketing, Nokia India Sales Pvt. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobile Oy), 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.”

Details of Cellular Connectivity of Lumia 638:

GSM- 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
WCDMA -2100 MHz, 1900 MHz, 850 MHz
LTE- 3, 7, 38, 40, 41, 39
LTE category- Cat 4 (150 Mbps downlink, 50 Mbps uplink)
TD-SCDMA- 34, 39
Data Speed – Upload (max)
GSM- EGPRS 236.8 kbps
WCDMA HSUPA – 5.76 Mbps
LTE- 50 Mbps
TD-SCDMA 2.2 Mbps
Data Speed – Download (max)
GSM- EGPRS 236.8 kbps
WCDMA HSDPA – 42.2 Mbps
LTE -150 Mbps
TD-SCDMA – 2.8 Mbps


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