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Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM to be available in Malaysia at RM569

Microsoft today announced the availability of the Lumia 540 Dual SIM in Malaysia for RM569. The new smartphone will be available on 19 June onwards.

Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM comes with a 5-inch HD display; 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash; and 5-megapixel front-facing camera for taking wide-angle selfies.


The tech giant said that Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM users will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 when the new multi-platform operating system becomes available later this year. 

Key features of the Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM according to Microsoft:

  • Instantly upgrade phone calls into video calls with the touch of a button, using the pre-loaded Skype service and front-facing camera.
  • Achieve more, even on-the-go, with Microsoft Office; and connect with work and personal e-mail with the built-in Microsoft Outlook.
  • Save and sync photos, videos and Office documents securely with up to 30GB of free cloud storage with built-in OneDrive.
  • Store your personal music collection on OneDrive.
  • Personalize the home screen with all your favorite apps, including WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Minecraft, and many more available from Windows Phone Store.
  • Ensure you never miss a call with Smart Dual SIM.

Key Specifications of the Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM:

Lumia 540 Dual SIM  
Operating system Widows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
Display 5-inch HD Laminated (1280 x 720, 16:9), 294 PPI
Battery 2200 mAh replaceable
Processor 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor
Main camera 8 MP, auto focus
Front-facing camera 5 MP wide angle
Memory 1GB RAM, 8 GB internal mass memory+up to 128 GB Micro SD. OneDrive built-in +

Up to 30GB free cloud storage

Dimensions 144 x 73.7 x 8.6 mm


“The Lumia 540 Dual SIM is a welcome addition to our affordable smartphone portfolio running the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system and Denim update,” said Bruce Howe, General Manager, Microsoft Mobile Devices Sales for Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei. “With its generous HD display, front and rear cameras, great apps, and Microsoft Office, Skype and OneDrive built-in, the Lumia 540 Dual SIM is a well-rounded package at an appealing price.”

The Lumia 540 Dual SIM will be available in Malaysia with from 19 June onwards in cyan, orange, black and white.

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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