Microsoft announced a host of new hardware partners including the likes of Karbonn, Xolo and Lava at MWC earlier this year. While the former two have already launched their Windows Phones, Lava is set to launch its first Windows Phone this month. Also Read - Micromax Airfunk 1, Airfunk 1 Pro starting at Rs 1,299 launched in IndiaAlso Read - Happy International Friendship Day 2021: Best tech gifts under Rs 2,000
According to WPXbox, in a newsletter to its affiliate members, Flipkart mentions that the Lava Iris Win will exclusively launch this month. While the letter doesn t explicitly mention Windows Phone, the recent Windows Phones launched by local vendors all have the word Win in the nomenclature. The timeline is also consistent with earlier rumors. Also Read - iPhone SE gets cheaper on Flipkart only for today: Get over Rs 11,000 flat discount
Lava-owned Xolo has already launched two Windows devices the Xolo Win 10.1, and the Xolo Win Q900s. The former is a 10.1-inch tablet with a 1366 768 pixels display, 1GHz AMD A4 Elite Mobility Temas dual-core processor, Radeon HD 8180 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The tablet also features 32GB internal storage, microSD card slot, 2-megapixel rear camera, 1-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3,550mAh battery.
The Win Q900s, on the other hand, features a 4.7-inch HD display, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB expandable internal storage. Also included are 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 1,800mAh battery and on the software front, it runs on Windows Phone 8.1
The most recent Windows smartphone to launch in India is the Celkon Win 400. The smartphone features a 4-inch display, 1.3GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 512MB RAM, and 4GB expandable memory. Also included are 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing snapper, 1,500mAh battery, and on the software front it runs on Windows Phone 8.1.