Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM 

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launchMay, 2015

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Design

  • Outstanding build quality, with the use of high quality materials - the phone doesn't look like a budget segment device

Display

  • Good display - sharp, good brightness levels, and decent viewing angles

Performance

  • Decent speed/performance - sufficient for day to day usage
  • Windows Phone app ecosystem continues to lag behind Android and iOS

Camera

  • Good primary camera - images are sharp, clear, detailed, and have vibrant color reproduction
  • Good secondary (selfie) camera
  • No HD video recording

Audio

  • Excellent audio quality
  • Good call quality

Battery

  • Good battery life

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Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSWindows Phone 8.1, Upgradeable to 10
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
Sensors
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
GPUAdreno 302
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2200 mAh
Battery Standby576 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)576 hrs
Battery Talktime26.20 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)14.80 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Playback Time: 81 hrs
  • WiFi Network Browsing Time: 10.1 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 6.9 hrs
Dimensions
Weight152 gm
Thickness9.4 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
Other Camera Features
  • Auto and manual white balance
  • Automatic photo upload to OneDrive
  • Backside-illuminated Image Sensor
  • 2X Digital Zoom
  • 1/4" Sensor Size
  • Geo-tagging
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • 28mm Focal Lenght
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.4 Aperture
  • 24mm Focal Length
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
More
App StoreWindows Marketplace
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
Exchangeable CoversYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Security Features: Device lock, PIN code, Device lock passcode, Track and Protect via internet, Application certification, Application sandboxing, Backup and restore via Internet, Browser integrated anti-phishing, Remote device lock via Internet, Remote device wipe via Internet, Secure boot, Signed OS, Consumer VPN
  • Double-tap to Wake
  • Tactile Feedback
  • Vibrating Alerts
  • Word Flow Keyboard
  • OneDrive (30GB free cloud storage)
  • Peer-to-Peer Sharing: Lumia Beamer, Lumia Storyteller, Play To DLNA app
  • Navigation apps: HERE Drive+, HERE Maps, Bing Maps
  • Imaging apps: Creative Studio, Lumia Camera, Lumia Selfie
  • MixRadio

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