It was just a week ago that we brought to you news about Nokia launching its much awaited Moto G beating Lumia 630. Well, we have now have confirmed news through a press invite from Microsoft for the launch of Nokia’s first dual SIM Windows Phone handset which is scheduled for the 12th of May, 2014.
The invite sent from Microsoft playfully displays the words’ “The Power Of Two” hinting that we will indeed see the Nokia Lumia 630 at the press event.
Apart from being Nokia’s first dual SIM handset, the Lumia 630 will also be the first handset in India to run Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box. So if you were about to purchase a Moto G, we suggest you hold on to that purchase and have a look at Nokia’s newest Windows Phone offering. The much-awaited Lumia device which was announced a couple of months back at the Mobile World Congress is finally all set to enter the Indian mobile market.
What is most interesting about the Nokia Lumia 630 will be its pricing which is said to be around the Rs 13,000 mark making it a direct competitor to the Moto G. The device is said to available in both single and dual SIM variants as well.
On the outside you get a 4.5 inch (854 x 480 pixel) FWVGA ClearBlack LCD display which is covered in Corning’s Gorilla 3 glass. Inside, you will get the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system with onscreen navigation buttons and a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC. The device comes with 512MB of RAM, 8 GB of internal memory and a micro SD card slot expansion up to hefty 128 GB. The handset lacks a front-facing camera but a 5MP auto-focus primary camera will take care of the imaging duties. The phone comes with a sufficient 1830 mAh battery which should keep the device running for a day.