Microsoft Set to Woo Windows Phone Users with Lumia 640 & Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft Set to Woo Windows Phone Users with Lumia 640 & Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft Set to Woo Windows Phone Users with Lumia 640 & Lumia 640 XL

by March 4, 2015

Microsoft recently unveiled 2 new Lumia devices – Lumia 640 and 640 XL. Preloaded with Windows Phone 8.1 OS, the handsets will effectively replace the Lumia 630 and 635 which were launched last year. However, Microsoft plans to bring the Windows 10 to all its Lumia devices somewhere down the line.

In terms of specifications, both the models are touted to offer the best mobile experience to the users. With the best hardware packed in, the Lumia 640 and 640XL is all ready to set a new benchmark for all the future Windows devices, thereby going head to head with Android and iOS handsets.

Let’s have a quick look at the specifications of both the models

Microsoft Lumia 640
  • 5-inch IPS display
  • 2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal storage expandable up to 128 GB
  • 8MP primary camera
  • 1MP secondary camera
  • 2500mAh battery

The Lumia 640 features a decent 5-inch screen with a 720p resolution. This makes gaming, browsing and watching videos more pleasant and fun. The powerful quad core processor combined with 1GB RAM promises to make multitasking easy and seamless. The 8GB internal storage and the external storage expandable upto 128GB provides you ample storage space to keep your important data secured.

The 8MP rear camera is capable of shooting 1080p videos at 30fps, while the front-facing snapper manages a resolution of up to 720p. Unlike previous models, the Lumia 640 camera comes with LED flash that helps clicking bring and vivid photographs even under low light situations. Most importantly the device features a powerful 2500mAh battery that promises to offer a maximum talk time of up to 26 hours 30 minutes.

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL
  • 7-inch IPS LCD display
  • 2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal storage expandable up to 128 GB
  • 13MP primary camera
  • 5MP secondary camera
  • 3000mAh battery

In case you are looking for a mobile phone with a screen that is larger than the usual 5” screen, the Nokia Lumia 640 XL should be your perfect choice of phone. No doubt, you may find it a bit tough pushing it down your trouser pocket, but the phone more than makes for its problem with its large size display screen and supreme quality picture clarity.

The processor and the RAM remain the same. However, with a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP front-snapper, the Lumia 640 XL plans to offer you something better. Both these cameras have the capacity to record videos at 1080P. Above all, the handset packs in an impressive 3000mAh battery which offers a maximum talk time of up to 31 hours.

The LTE version of the Lumia 640 will cost somewhere around Rs. 9,600/- approx while the 3G version is expected to come with a price tag of Rs. 11,000/-. The Lumia 640 XL, on the other hand, will be slightly expensive. The LTE version will be available for Rs. 13,000/- and the 3G model will come with a price tag of Rs. 15,150/-. The devices will be out in stores starting March this year. However, there is no word yet on their release in the Indian market.