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Nokia Lumia 635 and Lumia 630 announced as budget smartphones

The Nokia Lumia 635 and the Lumia 630 have been launched as the budget Windows Phone 8.1 devices.

Nokia announced the duo of budget Lumias to complement the high-end Nokia Lumia 930, also announced at the Microsoft Build Developers’ Conference.

Both smartphones come with Windows Phone 8.1 pre-installed, offering the new features like voice assistant Cortana and the notifications Action Centre hub.

Windows Phone 8.1 runs on the 4.5-inch FWVGA display with Gorilla Glass 3 on a 1830mAh battery.

They feature fitness tracking features via an integrated low-power chip called SensorCore, which works with the Bing Health and Fitness to provide real-time monitoring for data like steps taken, calories burnt and miles walked.

In the rear is a 5-megapixel camera and the Lumia 635 and Lumia 630 both run on a quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 with 512MB of RAM.

Both will be available in three colours (bright green, orange or yellow) with interchangeable shells and either a matte or gloss finish.

The Lumia 635 is a 4G LTE budget blower, while the Lumia 360 is 3G or 3G dual-SIM compatible.

if you want to purchase of these new Lumia smartphones, the single-SIM Lumia 630 will cost around $159 (£95) and the 4G Lumia 635 will sell for around $189 (about £115).

Read more: Windows Phone 8.1 Features

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