The Nokia Lumia 635 is now available at all telcos in Singapore. Read on to find out the pricing for the contracts, and for some details on the 635.
Here’s the Press Release in its entirety:
Lumia 635 Now Available in Singapore
The most affordable 4G Lumia smartphone packs a wealth of innovation and super-fast connected experiences
16 June 2014, Singapore
The Lumia 635 with Windows Phone 8.1 is now available in Singapore bringing an unrivalled affordable smartphone experience with lightning-fast 4G connectivity, quad-core processing and a ClearBlack 4.5” LCD screen for only SGD239.
The Lumia 635 adds to the leading personalization brought by Windows Phone 8.1, and makes it quicker and easier for people to connect with the things they love online with a combination of award-winning design and experiences found on high-end Lumia smartphones:
- LTE connectivity and a quad-core Snapdragon processor deliver fast, uncompromised social experiences with Word Flow, Internet Explorer and social apps like WhatsApp, WeChat and Instagram.
- The smartphone showcases a new dual-layered polycarbonate design that glows, with changeable shells available in bold new colors bright orange, bright yellow, in addition to black and white.
- Better entertainment with Xbox games, free MixRadio streaming and Storyteller on the 4.5” ClearBlack screen, which offers better viewing angles and visibility in bright conditions.
- Integrated features including one swipe notifications from Action Centre, the new Microsoft Enterprise feature pack, Microsoft Office, OneDrive, Camera, and HERE Maps and Drive+, which work seamlessly to make the Lumia 635 a great tool for work and play.
- The new SensorCore also brings low power motion sensing to help people track their activity all day without using up the large 1830mAh battery – perfect for exercise and exploration using apps like Bing Health and Fitness.
- A wealth of storage is available, with memory expandable by up to 128GB using a uSD card, allowing people to save and switch locations of pictures, videos, music, maps and apps with ease.Vlasta Berka, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Microsoft Devices “With high-end technologies and apps, plus the latest Windows Phone 8.1experience that people get with our flagship products, we believe the Lumia 635 is undoubtedly the best smartphone in its affordable price range.”
Also available today is the colorful Bluetooth Mini Speaker, which connects wirelessly using the new easy to use Device Hub app, and plays for 15 hours and transforms almost any surface into big-sounding bass. It’s the perfect accessory to help people get the most from MixRadio streaming, videos and games, and also functions as a convenient speaker phone on the go.
“The Lumia 635 provides the perfect value smartphone experience with Windows Phone 8.1 and signature Lumia design and experiences, making it unbeatable in its range,” added Vlasta.
Product specifications and availability
Lumia 635 is available at an RRP of SGD239 from Saturday, 14 June at Nokia Stores and Nokia Solution Partners. All 3 local operators will also be retailing the device with attractive data plans. The Lumia 635 will be available in a range of colours including bright orange, bright yellow, white and black.
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Data charges may occur from using HERE and Music services over a cellular network.
Tech specs summary:
Windows Phone 8.1
4.5” FWVGA display (854×480, 218 PPI), ClearBlack LCD, Gorilla 3
LTE 100Mbps/50Mbps, HSPA+ 42Mbps (dual carrier)/5.76Mbps, HSPA+ 21Mbps/5.76Mbps, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), BT 4, micro-USB
1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
512 MB RAM, 8GB eMMC with 128GB micro SD card support
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Here’s Nokia’s advert for the Lumia 635.
You can read more about it here.
We’ve also started rounding up some of the prices of the Lumia 635 outright as well as the total over the term of your contract, when one gets a contract with each telco, and they will be updated as we get more information.
|Price Plans (per month)||SingTel (overall amount paid)||Starhub (overall amount paid)||M1 (overall amount paid)|
|$19.26 (M1)||N/A||N/A||$0.00 ($462.24)|
|$27.89 (SingTel)$25.68 (M1)||$48.00 ($717.36)||N/A||$0.00 ($616.32)|
|$39.90 (SingTel)$38.00 (Starhub)||$0.00 ($957.60)||$0.00 ($912.00)||N/A|
|$48.15 (M1)||N/A||N/A||$0.00 ($1155.60)|
|$59.90 (SingTel)$58.00 (Starhub)||$0.00 ($1437.60)||$0.00 ($1392.00)||N/A|
|$68.00 (Starhub)||N/A||$0.00 ($1632.00)||N/A|
|$88.00 (Starhub)$82.93 (M1)||N/A||$0.00 ($2112.00)||$0.00 ($1990.32)|
|$99.90 (SingTel)$98.00 (Starhub)||$0.00 ($2399.76)||$0.00 ($2352.00)||N/A|
|$108.00 (Starhub)||N/A||$0.00 ($2592.00)||N/A|
|$239.90 (SingTel)$205.00 (Starhub)||$0.00 ($5757.60)||$0.00 ($4920.00)||N/A|
Overall it looks pretty well designed and it’s pretty cheap. It’s a budget phone though, so don’t expect too much of it. Are you getting it?