At BUILD 2014, along with the flagship Lumia 930, Nokia’s Stephen Elop has also announced the Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 smartphones. Both these devices run the latest Windows Phone 8.1 and includes almost similar features. The devices will come with the company’s polycarbonate design language and will be available in five vibrant colors with removable shells.
Both the smartphones come with a 4.5-inch ClearBlack FWVGA (854×480 pixels) display and are powered by 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core paired with 512MB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. The devices also includes a 5-megapixel rear camera with Auto Focus and a 1,830mAh battery.
The Lumia 630 also happens to be the company’s first Lumia smartphone with dual-SIM support. It will be available in two variants — a single-SIM and a dual-SIM variant. The device has a three-column design with separate tiles for the SIM cards on the home screen. On the other hand the Lumia 635 comes with 4G network support.
Other features of the devices include SensorCore low-power motion sensor with Bing Health and Fitness apps, Microsoft Office, Nokia Camera, free Nokia MixRadio streaming, and HERE maps among others. Connectivity options include micro-SIM card slot, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0 and Bluetooth 4.0.
The Nokia Lumia 630 is expected to be launched in May starting from Asia, India/Middle East and other countries for $159 ( approximately Rs 9,524) for the single-SIM variant, and $169 (approximately Rs 10,123) for the dual-SIM variant without taxes and subsidies. The Nokia Lumia 635, on the other hand will be available in the US for about $189 (approximately Rs 11,321) without taxes and subsidies.