Lumia 635 set for UK release next week


Latest Lumia device is the first 4G device to market running the Windows Phone 8.1 OS

Nokia’s entry-level 4G handset, the Lumia 635, will go on sale in the UK on July 3rd and will be available from at least eight retailers.

The 4.5 inch devices, which runs on the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, was revealed alongside two other Lumia handsets (630 and 935) at Microsoft’s Build 2014 conference.

The device has a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and has a 4.5-inch touchscreen and five megapixel camera. It is available in bright orange, bright green and bright yellow, matte black and white.

It will be priced at £119 and will be available from EE, Vodafone, Three, O2, Carphone Warehouse, Phones 4u, Tesco, and Amazon.

“This powerful 4G device boasts quad-core processing and the uncompromised Windows 8.1 experience which is all packed into a beautiful design at an affordable price point,” vice president of Microsoft Devices for the UK and Ireland Conor Pierce said in a statement.

It is the second of the three handsets revealed to launch after the 630 which has the same specifications as the 635 with 3G connectivity.

The 935 is latest flagship in the Lumia range boasting a five-inch touchscreen, 20-megapixel PureView camera with Zeiss optics, HD video playback and surround sound recording accompanied by four microphones