Nokia- Windows phone unveiled



Nokia India Monday unveiled its latest version of Lumia 630 with Windows 8.1 version here as the subsidiary of global software major Microsoft Mobile Oy.

“Our new version of Lumia 630 smart phone has a dual SIM (subscriber identity module) with quad-core processor and runs on Windows 8.1 platform,” Nokia India managing director P. Balaji told reporters here at a preview of the product.

To be rolled out initially in metros across the country from May 14, the dual SIM Lumia is priced at Rs.11,500, while its single SIM variant will be released month-end priced at Rs.10,500.

“The Qualcomm Snapdragon processor enables our smart phone to deliver fast social experiences with Word Flow, Internet Explorer and social apps (applications) such as WhatsApp, WeChat and Instagram,” Balaji said on the occasion.

The device is integrated with the new Microsoft Enterprise feature pack, Microsoft Office, OneDrive, Camera, Maps and Drive plus to operate seamlessly as a tool for work and play.

“The new smart phone offers great entertainment with Xbox games, MixRadio to provide free music streaming and Storyteller on its 4.5-inch black screen for better viewing angles and visibility in bright conditions,” Balaji pointed out.

For imaging experience, Lumia 630 is fitted with a five-mega pixel auto focus camera and advanced imaging applications like Nokia camera and cinemagraph.

The device also has expandable memory up to 128GB (giga bytes) to allow storing pictures, videos, music, maps and apps with ease.

“For Indian consumers, the smart phone is pre-loaded with video app Box TV to offer sitcoms, Hollywood and Bollywood content, free of cost for two months, free e-Books worth Rs.2,000 on Flipkart, six free games by Gamesloft for gaming enthusiasts and the NextGTv app for cricket fans, allowing them to live streaming all the IPL (Indian Premiere League) matches for free,” director (marketing) Viral Oza said.

The subsidiary also launched a ‘Treasure Tag’ accessory, which keeps track of valuables like keys, wallet or bags with sensors to alert the smart phone’s users of their location in the event of forgetting where they left them.