Windows Phone fans who are waiting for a budget smartphone with Dual SIM capacity would be happy to buy the new Lumia 630 Dual SIM.
Lumia 630 is the first Lumia smartphone with Dual SIM capacity. The display is 4.5-inch ClearBlack screen (854 x 480), and it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz quad-core processor. It is also the first phone comes with latest Windows Phone 8.1
Windows Phone 8.1 features
Windows Phone 8.1 includes a bunch of new features, such as:
- Cortana, the virtual assistant like Google Now and Siri
- Internet Explorer 11 as default web browser. Support WebGL, InPrivate mode, Reading more, gestures.
- Automatic apps updates.
- Redesigned Windows Phone Store
- New apps; Battery Saver, Storage Sense, WiFi Sense
- Phone call can automatically switch to Skype video call from within the phone call interface.
- Swipe down to close apps in multitasking view.
- Live tiles with background image
- New notification center — “Action Center”
- “Word Flow” keyboard allows you to swipe through letters to type.
Lumia 630 has 512MB RAM and 8GB phone storage, expandable to 128GB using a MicroSD card. You will also receive 7GB free OneDrive cloud storage. It has a 5MP auto focus primary camera without flash, no front camera (read: no selfie).
Overall, Lumia 630 specs is better than previous Lumia 525. But Lumia 630 has only half the RAM (512MB vs. 1GB) and missing two-stage capture key (camera key).
Lumia 630 Dual SIM is available in Malaysia in bright yellow, white, and black. The recommended retail price is RM549. The changeable shells available in bright orange, bright green, bright yellow, matte black, and matte white.