Nokia Lumia 630 And Lumia 635 Officially Unveiled At BUILD

Nokia Lumia 630 And Lumia 635 Officially Unveiled At BUILD

As expected, two new Lumia handsets have now gone official at BUILD 2014. The Nokia duo of Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 have been in reports for months now, and they were officially unveiled earlier today.

Both handsets are powered by Windows Phone 8.1.

The first handsets to ship with the new platform, Microsoft says that both smartphones will go on sale sometime in May. Nokia has confirmed the availability of the single SIM version, the Lumia 630, in China, India, Russia, Asia and Europe for only $160. The dual SIM variant, will cost users just $170.

The slightly more expensive Lumia 635, however, will be launching in the abovementioned markets, along with the United States, in July for $190 outright.

Here is a video showing the dual SIM Lumia 630 in action:

Either way these are some great entry points for some neat hardware (and software) experience, and there is every chance that both handsets should sell really well around the globe.

Nokia has done really well to price these sets aggressively.

In terms of basic hardware specifications, both Lumia devices are equipped with a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, with a 4.5-inch capacitive touchscreen display of 854 by 480 pixels, along with 8GB of internal storage capacity.

And although the included microSD card allows for storage expansion up to 128GB, the phones are only powered by 512MB RAM — which seems to be the only major downside.

No signs of the Lumia 930, though, and chances are that it will go official at the April 19 event.

  • Wayne S

    I think the video does a great job showcasing the Lumia 630. I can see it being a successful ad leading to a great success with the phone itself. Time will tell.

  • Bill Franklin

    If that’s the video for the 630, I can’t wait to see the 635. Is there any word on when we’ll get a video preview of that? Since it’s more expensive, I assume they believe it’s a better product.

  • Emily W

    Will the 630 be offered in the United States eventually or are they just planning it for the foreign markets right now? I’m wondering because it looks awesome! 🙂

  • Jason Claven

    Emily, I think the 630 won’t be available in the US and the 635 will be the opposite. It’s based on a hunch, but that’s just my feeling.