Microsoft Lumia 640 and Microsoft Lumia 640 XL launched
In the spirit of the Mobile World Congress currently going on in Barcelona, Microsoft has unveiled two Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones with a lot of variants for you to choose from.
Microsoft Lumia 640 features a 5-inch 720p touchscreen with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 400 chipset and 1GB of RAM as well as 8GB of expandable storage. For photography, the handset has an 8-megapixel main camera and a 1MP snapper at the front which serves as a secondary camera.
The Lumia 640 smartphone features NFC, an FM radio, A-GPS, GLONASS and a microUSB 2.0 port. The device is powered by a 2,500mAh battery.
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL features a similar pack of specs as it’s smaller sibling above. The Lumia 640 XL comes with a larger 5.7″ screen with same resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The handset sports a 13-megapixel camera and 5MP front-facing camera for taking selfies. There’s also a 3,000mAh battery under the user-removable back cover.
Pricing and availability
The Microsoft Lumia 640 Dual SIM comes in a 3G-only dual SIM configuration while the Lumia 640 LTE and Lumia 640 LTE Dual SIM come with LTE and dual SIM+LTE as their names imply. On the other hand, the larger Microsoft Lumia 640 XL has a single SIM 3G-only model, a dual SIM 3G version as well as single SIM LTE and dual SIM LTE variants.
Microsoft Lumia 640 will hit the stores in April at EUR139 for the 3G model and EUR 159 for the LTE model. The Lumia 640 XL is coming sometime later this month at the price of EUR189 for the 3G models and EUR 219 for its LTE variant.
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