Microsoft Announces Nokia Lumia 630 In The UK For £89.95 To Take On Moto E

Nokia Lumia 630 Windows Phone UK

Microsoft today announced the Nokia Lumia 630 device for the UK customers. This most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device is priced at £89.95 to directly compete with the recently announced Moto E device in the UK. While Moto E has the 1GB RAM advantage over Lumia 630, Lumia scores in the internal storage spec with 8GB.

Primary camera sensor size: 5 MP
Display size: 4.5”
Display resolution: FWVGA (854 x 480)
Processor name: Snapdragon 400
Maximum talk time (3G): 13.1h
Battery capacity: 1830mAh

Conor Pierce, VP of Microsoft Devices for the UK & Ireland states: “The Nokia Lumia 630 offers great apps and high end technology which all run seamlessly under the beautiful Windows phone 8.1 interface. This is a great product for our customers, providing a premium experience at an affordable price point. In our opinion, this is the best smartphone in its price range on the market today.”

The device will be available from May 29th in all retail stores in the UK. Note that this Nokia Lumia 630 is a single sim variant, not the dual sim version which was recently released in Asian countries like India.

See the full press release after the break.

The new Lumia 630 will become available in the UK on 29th May 2014.

The most affordable Lumia smartphone to date delivers an unrivalled smartphone experience, boasting a quad-core processor and large screen at an exceptional price point of only £89.95. The Lumia 630 also features the award-winning design and experiences found on high -end Lumia smartphones and the highly praised, yet simple to customise, interface offered by Windows Phone 8.1. Its many other benefits also include:

  • A quad-core Snapdragon processor to deliver a lightning fast experience with Word Flow, Internet Explorer and social apps like WhatsApp, WeChat and Instagram.
  • The Lumia 630 showcases a new matte polycarbonate design with changeable shells available in a range of fashionable and bold new colors.
  • Better entertainment with Xbox games, free music streaming and unique picture applications like Storyteller which really come to life on the 4.5” screen. The ClearBack screen offers great viewing angles and visibility – even in bright conditions.
  • Simple features make the phone a joy to use, for example, just one swipe will show notifications from email, social apps, texts and calls. There is also the new Microsoft Enterprise feature pack, Microsoft Office, OneDrive,  Camera, and HERE Maps and Drive+, all of which work seamlessly to make the  Lumia 630 a great tool for both the boardroom and the lounge.
  • New SensorCore technology also brings low power motion sensing to accessories to help people track their activity – perfect for exercise and exploration using apps like Bing Health and Fitness.
  • A large 1830mAh battery means the Lumia 630 can keep up with you all day.
  • A wealth of storage is available, with memory expandable by up to 128GB via memory card, supporting easy saving and the ability to switch locations where you keep your pictures, videos, music, maps and apps.

Conor Pierce, VP of Microsoft Devices for the UK & Ireland states: “The Nokia Lumia 630 offers great apps and high end technology which all run seamlessly under the beautiful Windows phone 8.1 interface. This is a great product for our customers, providing a premium experience at an affordable price point. In our opinion, this is the best smartphone in its price range on the market today.”

Also available is a new colorful and unique Bluetooth Mini Speaker – the MD-12, a small product that delivers a mighty punch.It connects wirelessly, plays for up to 15 hours and can transform almost any surface to deliver big-sounding bass. It’s the perfect accessory to help people get the most from the free music streaming app MixRadio and videos and games sound awesome! It can even function as a convenient speaker phone for meetings.

The Lumia 630 goes on sale in the UK with Carphone Warehouse, EE, O2, Tesco and Amazon from £89.95. The Lumia 630 will be available in a range of colours including bright orange, bright yellow, bright green, white and black.

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