MWC 2015: 5 Inch Lumia 640 and 5.7 Inch Lumia 640 XL Affordable Smartphones Announced

Microsoft has announced its two new smartphones Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL at a press event at MWC 2015 in Barcelona. Both these devices are launched in 3G and 4G LTE variants. Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL will be rolling out from March 2015 and flaunt affordable price of EUR 139 and EUR 189.

Lumia 640


Lumia 640 features a 5 inch HD IPS LCD display with Corning Glass 3 layer on top. It has a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, along with 1 GB of RAM. Lumia 640 also includes an 8 MP camera on back side, 0.9 MP front facing camera and also encases a massive 2500 mAh battery.

Lumia 640 XL


On the other side, Lumia 640 XL is fitted with a 5.7 inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top. It is powered by 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 CPU quipped with 1 GB of RAM. This device sports a 13 MP rear shooter, a 5 MP front camera and also houses a 3000 mAh battery inside.

Both these Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL have internal storage of 8 GB with expandable storage option via Micro SD card (up to 128 GB). On the software front, these devices are running Windows 8.1 Os with Lumia Denim update out of the box while company states that it will be updated with Windows 10, when it will be offcial.

Lumia 640 and 640 XL will offer you one year subscription of Office 365 free of cost and will come with pre loaded apps like Skype, Office, Outlook, and OneDrive. Connectivity options include 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, Micro USB port and dual SIM functionality.

Key Specifications of Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL:

Model Microsoft Lumia 640 Microsoft Lumia 640 XL
Display 5 inch HD IPS 5.7 inch HD IPS LCD
Processor 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
OS Windows 8.1 OS with Lumia Denim update Windows 8.1 OS with Lumia Denim update
Camera 8 MP rear and 0.9 MP front camera 13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera
Battery 2500 mAh 3000 mAh
Internal Memory 8 GB 8 GB
Dimensions and Weight 141.30 x 72.20 x 8.80 mm and 145 grams 157.9 x 81.5 x 9 mm  and 171 grams
Price 139 Euros (3G variant) 189 Euros (3G variant)
Dual SIM Yes Yes

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