Microsoft announces the Lumia 540 Dual SIM - $149 WP8.1 trooper with a 5MP wide-angle selfie camera
The Lumia 540 Dual SIM is equipped with an 8MP rear camera that comes with a LED flash and auto focus, while the front-facing shooter is a 5MP wide-angle one. The battery powering this Windows Phone trooper is a removable 2,200mAh one. Speaking of Windows Phone, the Lumia 540 is running on Windows Phone 8.1 with most recent update Lumia Denim update. It will be eligible for the Windows 10 update later this year.
The Lumia 540 Dual SIM features quality-crafted hardware including a removable, durable back cover with a luminous, layered design3 and a generous 5-inch HD display for enjoying apps, photos, videos and the personalizable home screen. Built-in Skype integration enables people to switch seamlessly between voice and video calls, with the wide-angle, front-facing camera capturing even more of the conversation. The rear-facing 8-megapixel camera captures detail-rich photos with the help of an LED flash. Available apps include favorites such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram, with thousands more available from Windows Phone Store. Microsoft services like Office, Outlook and up to 30 GB of free cloud storage via OneDrive4 mean people have the productivity tools to achieve more, anywhere. Smart Dual SIM allows people to assign unique profiles to their SIM cards, such as "work" or "family," to help them better manage daily communication.
"The Lumia 540 Dual SIM is a testament to our passion for product-making that is reflected across the entire Lumia product portfolio and will continue with future devices," said Jo Harlow, corporate vice president for Phones at Microsoft. "With the Lumia 540 Dual SIM, we've made it possible to deliver a smartphone with strong design and technology credentials that is also fun to use, and incredible value for money."