MWC 2015 : Microsoft announces Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL

lumia 640

Microsoft is here with two low-cost Lumia smartphones, Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, at the MWC in Barcelona. Both are based on the latest Windows 10 and offer free Office 365 for one year.

Talking about the Lumia 640 first, the gadget sports a 5-inch HD display which is protected by Gorilla Glass 3. The company has equipped the device with 1.2GHz Qualcomm 400 quad-core processor paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. It comes in four colour options – cyan, orange white and black.

There’s is an 8MP camera along with LED flash. A 1MP front-cam with wide angle lens sits at the front side above the screen. For now, the handsets will be shipped with Windows 8.1, but it will soon be updated to Windows 10.

The  Lumia 640 XL, is the big brother of the Lumia 640. It has a 5.7-inch screen and comes with a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash and Carl Zeiss optics. The front has a 5MP snapper with wide angle lens.

The Lumia 640, arriving next month, is priced at 139 Euro for its 3G version ($155), while the LTE variant will be priced at 159 euro ($178). The biggger Lumia 640 XL will be debuting this month itself. It comes for 189 euro ($211) for the 3G version and 219 euro ($245) for the LTE variant. There are also dual SIM versions available for both the phones. Each of them is available in 3G dual-SIM, and LTE single- and dual-SIM models. More information about the handset and other releases from Microsoft keep checking this space.

Post Author: Ishita Mediratta