Microsoft has launched another compelling and affordable windows phone device, the Lumia 540 which will be selling for around 10,000 INR. The handset comes loaded with enough arsenal to deliver substantial windows experience.

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Lumia 540 Quick Specs

  • Display Size: 5 Inch HD IPS LCD, 1280 X 7200 resolution,  Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 200 Processor
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Software Version: Windows 8.1 OS
  • Camera: 8 MP rear camera, 480 P Video recording
  • Secondary Camera: 1 MP
  • Internal Storage:  8 GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD support up to 128 GB
  • Battery: 2200 mAh
  • Connectivity:  3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, aGPS, GLONASS

Question – Does Lumia 540 have Corning Gorilla Glass Protection?

Answer – No, Lumia 540 does not include Gorilla Glass 3 protection

Question – How is the Display of Lumia 540

Answer – The Lumia 540 sports a good quality IPS LCD display with sharp 720 p HD resolution and Nokia ClearBlack technology to eliminate reflections. The touch is responsive and smooth and doesn’t attract too much finger grease. The display is very similar to Lumia 640.

Question – How is the Build Quality?

Answer – It sports conventional Lumia design, but the polycarbonate is covered in a transparent casing, which makes it thicker. Bezels. WEIGHT and footprint is more than Lumia 640. Material used is of good quality.

Question – Is there any heating issue in Lumia 540?

Answer – So far, we haven’t experience any inconsistent heating issue.

Question – What comes inside the Box?

Answer – 750mA wall charger with attached cable, average quality headphones and documentation

Question – What size SIM card is supported? How is the call quality?

Answer – Both SIM cards slots accept Micro SIM. Call quality is very good too.

Question – Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – No LED notification light is not present, but Glance screen makes up for the loss.

Question – How much is Free Storage? Can Apps be Transferred to SD card?

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Answer – Out of 8 GB, 3.5 GB is available at use end. You can use up to 128 GB MicroSD card support which can

Question – Does it support USB OTG?

Answer – No, USB OTG is not supported.

Question – How is the Camera Quality?

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Answer – The 8 MP rear camera is an average performer, nothing special. However, so far we have liked the 5 MP selfie shooter employed in the Lumia 540. There are several camera apps for photography fun.

Lumia 540 Camera Samples, Low Light Performance Overview[Video]

Question – How is the performance of Lumia 540?

Answer –  Performance isn’t blazing fast, but in our initial testing, Snapdragon 200 Chip is firmly holding ground. UI transactions are mostly smooth, though at times it dwindles.

Question – How many sensors does Lumia 540 have?

Answer – Accelerometer, proximity, compass, orientation, sensor core.

Question – How is GPS Locking?

Answer – GPS locking is good both indoors and outdoors.

Question – How loud is Loudspeaker on Lumia 540?

Answer – The Lumia 540 loudspeaker is quite loud. watching media content won’t be a problem.

Question – How is the battery backup?

Answer – Battery backup is good. we can comfortably go beyond one day mark even with moderate to heavy usage.

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Question – Does Lumia 540 supports 4G LTE in India?

Answer – No, it does not supports 4G LTE in India.

Microsoft Lumia 540 Unboxing, Hands on Review, Camera, Features, Comparison with Lumia 640 [Video]

Conclusion

Lumia 540 is a decent Windows Phone smartphone, though it seems a bit overpriced when compared to Lumia 640. If you have no qualms about buying from an online store, Lumia 640 will make more sense at present pricing.

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