With the successful launch of Lumia 530, Microsoft has come with another mid-range smartphone. The new phone is a worthy descendant of Lumia 530 and named as Lumia 540 Dual Sim. The handset will be released in IMEA, Italy and APAC regions. Microsoft has strategically fixed the price at around $150 making it a budget smartphone with mid-range specifics. According to the Microsoft officials the phone is expected to hit the markets by next month.
Specifics of the new phone
Lumia 540 comes with Dual Sim facility. What makes it different from other dual sim smartphones is that the Smart Dual Sim feature. It means that it will allow the user of the handset to make specific profiles for each sim separately. It will also allow the user to remain connected with the facility of call forwarding.
The handset also features the Windows 8.1 as its operating system. The company also provides Lumia Denim update separately. This will ultimately allow the handset to get upgraded to all new version of Windows 10 when it is made available throughout the markets.
Lumia 540 features a 5 inches wide screen with a resolution of 720 pixels. The smartphone works on a Quad Core processor of Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 with 1.2 GHz processor. The processor seems to be so powerful that it will ensure smooth functioning of the handset. The chipset is accompanied with a RAM of 1GB.
Data Storage Facility
The phone comes with an internal storage of 8GB. Don’t worry about the storage facility; it can be definitely expanded with the help of microSD card. In addition the device also offers a storage upto 15GB with the help of OneDrive Cloud storage facility. Along with this supplementary space of 15GB of auto upload to OneDrive is facilitated.
The thickness of the new device measures to nearly 9.35mm. It weighs as light as 152 grams. The camera of the handset is powered at 8MP for the rear side along with added feature of LED flashlight. This would help in capturing images even in dim light. The camera also features Autofocus which permits the user to capture images within a flash of a second. The front cam comes to be 5 MP with the feature of wide angle. This feature would attract selfie lovers who love to capture perfect selfies.
The battery of the new smartphone comes to be 2200 mAh which is also removable. It is enough to keep it alive till the end of the day without plugging it to any power source. The company offers various colour options for its customers. The new handset is made available in Cyan, Orange, White and Matte colour variants. With these variant vibrant colours, Microsoft tries to give a new generation trend to its smartphone series in Lumia 540.