This is merely a snippet of news, but nevertheless one that many smartphone buyers have been waiting for. Microsoft has officially launched the Lumia 540 dual-SIM smartphone in India at a price point of Rs. 10,199. The Microsoft Lumia 540 will be available across the country starting May 18, 2015.
The new Lumia is going to be extremely popular going by the success of other recent Lumia devices, and it carries a price tag which is quite affordable. Specs of the Lumia 540 include a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor, a 5-inch IPS display with resolution of 1280 x 720, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD to 128GB).
Further specs of this handset include an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper, and a 2200 mAh battery.
The dual SIM phone will release running Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim, and connectivity options include 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. It measures 144mm x 73.69mm x 9.35mm and weighs 152g, and comes with FM radio and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The Lumia 540 comes in black, cyan, orange, and white color options.