It was originally introduced in China back in June and has a 4.5-inch LCD ClearBlack display with Gorilla Glass 3 , and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400. It runs on Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan. It has a 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera without flash and also lacks a front-facing camera. It has 1GB RAM, 8GB of built-in storage and additional card can be used to expand up to 128GB, and a 1,830mAh battery. It comes with Cat 4 LTE/4G support for bands 3, 7, 38, 39, 40, and 41.
“It builds on the success of the Lumia range in the fast growing affordable smartphone segment and aims to address the consumers’ demand for a device that lets them enjoy uninterrupted video content,”
said Raghuvesh Sarup, Director – Marketing, Nokia India (a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobile Oy), during the launch of the device.
It is by far the the cheapest 4G smartphone available in India. It will be available for pre-booking from December 17th on Amazon.in. It will also be available from Microsoft Brand Store. It comes with exclusive offer on Airtel 4G that offers up to 5 GB of free data on 4G for 2 months for Airtel Post-paid customers in Bengaluru. This offer is available until 31st March 2015.