Lumia 540 Release Date: To Come Loaded With Snapdragon 200 Processor And IPS Display

Microsoft has laced up its boots so tight that it is in no mood to slow down its slew of latest launches. The Lumia 540 dual SIM is the latest one to join the league of new release set for a date on FridayThe Lumia 540 Dual SIM had already been announced and the maker has already began sending invites to the big event due tomorrow. The official invitation line goes– “Come. Meet us to welcome the newest member of the Microsoft Lumia family.”Lumia 540 Dual Loaded With Snapdragon 200 Processor And IPS Display To Release This Friday

Officially, the latest Lumia ware will be up in the Indian mart and will gradually will see launch in Asia Pacific regions, according to Microsoft.

While exact image renders have not surfaced in bulk, we have sniffed a superb display of IPS grade on 5 inches and 1280×720 resolution. Expect smooth functionality with its 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor that ups the quality further with 1 GB RAM. Store everything you want with 8 GB internal memory that can be spunked up over to 128 GB.

The OS is expected to be Windows Phone 8.1 while the 8 MP main shutter gives great images thanks to autofocus and flash. Decent selfies are warranted with a 5 MP front camera. With a strong 2,200 mAh battery, expect the Lumia to sail through lots of usage even when on 3G.
Despite the upcoming release, the Microsoft Lumia 540 dual SIM might not be up for sale right away. Perhaps a tie up between Microsoft and a leading e-comm player in India is on the cards before the model goes on sale. As for the price, we are expecting something around Rs. 10000.
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Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual To Hit Indian Shores On April 30

Microsoft is all set to release Lumia 540 Dual in India on April 30, 2015. Microsoft Might Skip The Lumia 940 Generation, Go Straight To Lumia 950/950XL

Certain media houses have been invited officially by the company to attend the release event of Lumia 540. The invitation reads: “Microsoft cordially invites you all to attend the launch of affordable smartphone in India.”

It features Snapdragon quad core 200 series System on chip (SoC) and runs on Microsoft Windows 8.0 operating system. The smartphone sports HD display screen of 5.0 inches, which is good enough for a budget device. As far as the phone memory is concerned, it is backed with in built memory of 8 GB and 1 GB RAM. With amazing 2200 mAh battery the phone will work  for 24 days on backup mode.

A press statement was released on April 15,  during the launch that confirmed the price of the new Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual. The expected price will be $149 (approximately Rs 9300). However, after seeing the custom duties and exchange rate of rupees, this new budget smartphone will cost Rs 10,000.

Key features of Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual


Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual


5.0” HD Display with 294 ppi

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Lumia Denim update


1 GB


8GB, expandable up to 128 GB


1.2 GhzSnapdragon 200 series quad-core


Main: 8.0 mega pixel with auto-focus, LED flash and 2X digital zoom

Front: 5.0 mega pixel with 24 mm focal length


2200 mAh




144.0 x 73.7 x 9.4 mm


152 g


Blue, black, white and orange

Expected Price


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