Microsoft Lumia 540 is now official, targeting emerging markets

Microsoft Lumia 540

Microsoft has released a new affordable range of Windows Phone smartphone fragment, the Lumia 540. The smartphone’s principle offering point is the cost, which the Redmond titan has specified will be under $150. For that sum, the device gives you a 5-inch 720p resolution display, Snapdragon 200 processor, dual SIM integration, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage with a 8MP primary rear camera.

The Lumia 540 is focused at developing markets and will be accessible from ahead of schedule May in India, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. The smartphone comes in cool colors like cyan, orange, white and black back covers. Here is the full set of specifications on the Microsoft Lumia 540 handset:

Microsoft Lumia 540 specifications

  • Display: 5-inch IPS LCD HD, 1280 x 720 resolution, 294 PPI, 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 CPU
  • RAM: 1GB
  • OS: Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim, Windows 10 ready
  • Storage: 8GB storage, microSD support up to 128 GB
  • Rear camera: 8 MP auto focus camera with LED flash
  • Front camera: 5 MP wide-angle camera
  • Cloud Storage: 15 GB OneDrive cloud storage, additional 15 GB after activating auto-upload to OneDrive
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS, Micro-USB port and headphone jack
  • Battery: 2220 mAh removable battery
  • Dimensions: 144 x 73.69 x 9.35 mm
  • Weight: 152g
  • Colors: Black, White, Cyan and Orange

As far as specifications, the Lumia 540 is not very disparate from the Lumia 640, despite the fact that the device misses out on features, for example, Glance screen. Anyhow, it accompanies a 5MP selfie camera in advance though the Lumia 640 has a 1MP front camera.


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