Nokia Lumia 638 with quad-core Snapdragon 400 SoC and 4G LTE launched in India for Rs. 8299


Microsoft just launched its affordable 4G smartphone Nokia Lumia 638 in India. It is priced at Rs. 8299 only. This smartphone was originally introduced back in June this year in China.

Nokia Lumia 638

Pre-booking of the device will start on December 17 via This smartphone will be available via Microsoft brand store. It also comes with Airtel data offer in which users will get up to 5 GB of free data on 4G for 2 months for Post-paid customers in Bengaluru. This offer is valid until March 31, 2015

Nokia Lumia 638 features a 4.5 inch FWVGA display. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and runs on Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan update. It has a 5 megapixel rear camera without flash and lacks front camera. It is single SIM smartphone. It has 1 GB RAM and 8 GB interna storage. It also has a microSD card slot to expand storage up to 128 GB. It offers 4G LTE connectivity. Other connectivity feature are 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and GPS / aGPS. It is packed with 1830 mAh battery.

It supports TD-LTE Band 40 for India that works with Airtel. It also supports various other LTE bands.

Commenting at the launch, Raghuvesh Sarup, Director – Marketing, Nokia India Sales Pvt. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobile Oy), said, “With the Lumia range we have always focussed on delivering new experiences and features to our consumers at affordable price points. Now, we are introducing Lumia 638 which is the most affordable 4G smartphone on Windows Phone 8.1. 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. We are confident of the success of the Lumia 638 as a comprehensive package and are certain that the device will help us consolidate our position in the affordable smartphones segment further.”

Nokia Lumia 638 specifications

  • Dual SIM
  • 4.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) IPS display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan
  • 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • 5MP autofocus rear camera with f/2.4 aperture, 28mm lens
  • 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS / aGPS
  • 1830mAh battery
  • Dimensions129.5×66.7×9.2 mm
  • Weight: 134 grams