Microsoft Unveils Lumia 640 and 640 XL Smartphones at MWC 2015


Lots of features such as single or dual SIM capability and 3G and LTE service at $154 to $242 price tags is going to be offered by the Lumia 640 and 640 XL devices.

Microsoft Lumia 640 and 640 XL

Microsoft Lumia 640 and 640 XL

In Barcelona, Spain at Mobile World Congress 2015 Microsoft revealed its upcoming Lumia 640 and 640 XL devices current week. The latest smartphones comes with 5-inch or 5.7-inch HD displays each and the price rates for Lumia 640 is based $154 along with connectivity, while for 640 XL along with LTE service the price is set about $242.

Later in 2015 the latest devices is going to be upgraded to Windows 10 following its launched and both devices is going to be obtainable in single SIM or Dual SIM capabilities, also versions are integrated with 3G or LTE services as per to Microsoft.

Both devices offers in 2 sizes and models such as Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus models and Samsungs latest Galaxy s6 and S6 Edge Smartphone’s. it seems to be a current market trend to retail standard and phablet sized devices of main smartphones to provide more customers alternative whereas reprocessing lots of main components in both versions.

These devices contains some basic main components such as 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processors, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of on-board storage, which is expandable to 128GB with a micro SD card, and 30GB of free Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage. These two smartphones as well operates on the Windows Phone 8.1 OS such as the Lumia Denim update, which provides key components like Live Folders, a one-swipe Action Center and fast texting including with Word Flow.

These devices comes with one year personal subscription to Office365, which as well contains its use on single tablet and a single PC or Mac computer, also 1TB memory on OneDrive.

In these 2 smartphones the main difference are appear on screen display, built-in camera features, battery capacities and overall device sizes. The Lumia 640 contains a 5-inch HD display, since the Lumia 640 XL features a 5.7-inch HD display. Both have 1,280 by 720 resolutions and are covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

The Lumia 640 is equipped with 8 Megapixel camera on the back however Lumia 640 XL contains a 13 Megapixel main camera along with Zeiss optics. Both the two devices contain LED flash. The Lumia 640 contains 1 Megapixel secondary camera and 640 XL contains a 5 Megapixel front camera.

2500 mAh battery is featured in 640 while the Lumia 640 XL contains 3000 mAh battery.

Microsoft Lumia 640 and 640 XL

Microsoft Lumia 640 and 640 XL

Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL will be available in wide range of configurations for users around the world, like 4G LTE or 3G versions as well with single- or dual-SIM services to allow connectivity in almost any country.

In the month of March the Lumia 640 XL is going to roll out across the world and will be obtainable in different colors such as matte cyan, orange, black, matte white as well as glossy white. For 3G model is price is expected to be around $209 and for the LTE version it will be around $242.

The 640 is going to be obtainable in the month of April in glossy cyan, orange, white and matte black colors. While for the Lumia 640 the price is expected to be around $154 for the 3G version however for the LTE model it is expected to be started from $176.

At Mobile World Congress sooner this week, the Microsoft revealed a compact, folder keyboard which can work along with the latest Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL devices also with phones and tablets from rival mobile phone makers.


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