Nokia Lumia 638 affordable 4G smartphone launched in India for Rs. 8299

While Microsoft has rebranded the Nokia Lumia range, the company just launched the Nokia Lumia 638 in India.


Microsoft has announced the launch of the Nokia Lumia 638, which was announced earlier this year. The handset is touted to be the company’s most affordable 4G smartphone in the country. The device has a 4.5 inch IPS display with resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core Snapdragon processor with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Nokia Lumia 638 has a 5 MP rear facing auto focus camera with LED flash. The device runs on the latest Windows Phone 8.1 version with the Lumia Cyan update. The smartphone supports TD-LTE Band 40 for India, which would work on Airtel network. The handset is priced at Rs. 8299 and would come bundled with 5 GB of free 4G data on Airtel.

Speaking about the Nokia Lumia 638, Raghuvesh Sarup, Director – Marketing, Nokia India Sales Pvt. Ltd, 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 specs:

  • 4.5 inch display
  • 854 x 480 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • 5 MP primary camera
  • Windows Phone 8.1 OS
  • 1830 mAh battery