After launching the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL last month, Microsoft today unleashed an entry-level Windows phone: the Lumia 540. The dual-SIM handset is priced at $149 (approximately Rs. 9,387), and will be made available in India by May.
The Lumia 540 is the newest affordable Windows phone from Microsoft, running Windows 8.1 on a 5-inch 1280 x 720 display. Powering the Lumia 540 is a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor along with 1GB of RAM and a 2200mAh battery. When it comes to storage, you've got 8GB of space along with a microSD slot that'll accept cards up to 128GB in size.
On the camera front, it sports an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, and a 5-megapixel wide-angle front-facing shooter. Connectivity options include dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G support.
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Aesthetically, it looks almost same as any other handset in the company's Lumia series. The phone faces tough competition from Xiaomi's Redmi 2, which features an updated processor, coupled with enhanced specifications.
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