Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM with 5” display – Full specifications & price

Microsoft has launched yet another awesome Windows Smartphone this week for the India, Middle East, Africa (IMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC) regions and Priced at $150 (roughly Rs. 9,361 & N30,000 when available in Nigeria) before subsidies. For this little amount, you get your 5 inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS LCD display offering a pixel density of 294ppi, dual SIM connectivity 1GB RAM and 8GB storage along with an 8MP camera at the back.

The Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM phone runs on Windows Phone 8.1. The Redmond giant specificaly notes that the Microsoft Lumia 540 OS (Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim) will be upgradable to Windows 10 when update is available later in the year.

The Microsoft Lumia 540 is similar to that of Microsoft Lumia 640 in term of specs. The Microsof Lumia 540 offers both 2G & 3G on network front and add-ons like Dual-SIM slots (type: micro), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, micro-USB v2.0, NFC, A-GPS, and GLONASS.

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Much like other Lumia handsets, the Lumia 540 Dual SIM also comes with 30GB of free OneDrive cloud storage. The device is powered with a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor.

This newly released low budgeted Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM will start rolling out early next month and will offer lower mid range specs. The Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM comes in some selected color ranging from layered Cyan, Orange, White and Matte Black colours.

Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual-SIM

Microsoft Lumia 540 Highlight

Before we jump straight to the full specifications of this awesome device, you might be interested in seeing the device key features.

  • Operating System: Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
  • Display: 5-inch HD (1280 x 720, 16:9), 294 PPI
  • Dimensions: 144 x 73.69 x 9.35 mm
  • Weight: 152g
  • Camera: 8 MP auto focus camera with LED flash back camera and 5 MP wide-angle camera at the front
  • SIM: Dual Sim Card Dual Standby
  • Pre-loaded with most popular applications and tools
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density)
  • Features: Windows 10 ready, 30 GB OneDrive cloud storage, additional 15 GB after activating auto-upload to OneDrive
  • Storage & Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, microSD up to 128 GB
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 CPU
  • Battery: Removable 2200 mAh removable battery
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Microsoft Lumia 540

GENERAL INFORMATION

Device Name Microsoft Lumia 540
Form factor Bar
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100MHz
4G Network n/a
SIM Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Status Announced 2015, April

BODY

Dimensions 144 x 73.7 x 9.4 mm
Thickness 5.67 x 2.90 x 0.37 inch
Net Weight 152 g (5.36 oz)
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Orange, white, black, gray, blue
Cover Plastic

DISPLAY

Screen Type

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

Display Size

5.0 inches (~64.9% screen-to-body ratio)

Display Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density)

Multi-Touch

Yes

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Screen Color

16M colors

MEMORY & OS

Card slot

Yes MicroSD card, Expandable storage up to 128 GB

Internal

8 GB

OS

Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim

Processors

Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7

Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 200

GPU

Adreno 302

RAM

1GB RAM

AUDIO

Alert types

Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones

Loudspeaker

Yes

Audio port

3.5mm jack

CONNECTIVITY

2G Speed

GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps

3G Speed

Up to 42.2/21.1 mbs downlink; Up to 5.76 mbs uplink

4G Speed

n/a

WIFI

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot

Bluetooth

v4.0, A2DP

GPS

Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS

Radio

FM radio

NFC

Yes

HDMI

n/a

Infrared Port

Yes

USB

MicroUSB v2.0

HotKnot2.0

n/a

CAMERA

Primary Camera

8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash

Seconday Camera

5 MP, 480p

Camera Features

1/4” sensor size, geo-tagging

Video

480p@30fps

Flash Light

Yes

BATTERY

Capacity

Removable Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery

Type

Rechargeable Li-Ion battery

Charging Type

USB Micro 5V-1A Power Adapter

Charger Type

Type AC100-240V.50-60HZ Input, 5V, DC 2 A Output

Stand-by

Up to 576 h (2G) / Up to 576 h (3G)

Talk time

Up to 26 h (2G) / Up to 15 h (3G)

Music play

Up to 81 h

OTHERS

Gesture Recognition

n/a

Fingerprint

n/a

Sensors

Accelerometer, proximity

Messaging

SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

Languages

English, Chinnees

Browser

HTML5

Java

Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic- MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player- MP4/H.264 player

– OneDrive (15 GB cloud storage)

– Document viewer

– Video/photo editor

What’s in the box

-1 × Smartdevice-1 × USB cable-1 × User manual

-1 × Power adapter (A right AC Adapter will be sent as your shipping country)

AVAILABILITY

Availablility Coming soon. Exp. release 2015, May

PRICE LEVEL

Price level The Micsrosoft Lumia 540 is Priced at $150 (roughly Rs. 9,361 & N30,000 when available in Nigeria) before subsidies

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