Microsoft Announces Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL at MWC 2015

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Microsoft announce two new phones at the MWC2015 today in the Lumia 6XX series but we get to see a new XL series too. The Lumia 640 XL has a larger screen and specs to give users with a different choice to opt for.

The Lumia 640 is a successor to the Lumia 630 but carries a fairly well spec sheet. The Lumia 640 has a 8 megapixel camera along with a nice 5 inch screen that has 720P display. 8 GB of internal storage to top it.

Microsoft will add a one year subscription to Office 365 Personal that will include Word,Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote which will be available for the Lumia devices as well as on any one PC or Mac and a tablet which will come with a huge 1 TB of OneDrive storage and 60 minutes of Skype unlimited worldwide calling per month.
This seems like a lot of giveaway at the price points of these devices. The Lumia 640 is available for 159 euros while the dual sim 3G will sell for 139 euros and will start shipping in April this year.

Lumia 640 Specifications

  • Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
  • Windows 10 Ready
  • Colors: Glossy cyan, orange and white, as well as matte black
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8926), 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 5″ HD (1280×720, 16:9) IPS LCD, 294 PPI, Glance screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Sunlight readability enhancements
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal mass memory + up to 128 GB Micro SD & 30GB free OneDrive cloud storage
  • Rear camera: 8 MP AF (3280×2464), f/2.2, 28 mm, 1080p @ 30 fps video (continuous autofocus), Flash: LED, Lumia Camera 5.0 (with Dynamic Flash, HDR)
  • Front camera: HD 1 MP wide angle, f/2.4, 720p video
  • Connectivity: BT 4.0, microUSB2.0, Micro SIM, A-GPS+GLONASS, BeiDou, DLNA, Screen cloning with Miracast, WLAN 802.11 b/g/n/
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor
  • Battery: 2500 mAh (BV-T5C) removable battery
  • Weight: 145 g
  • Size: 141.3 x 72.2 x 8.85 mm

Now, Looking for a replacement for the Lumia  1320 ? Here is the bigger Lumia 640, the first in the XL series of Lumia. The Lumia 640 XL comes with an amazing 5.7 inch screen and a super 13 MP main camera with dynamic flash and Auto HDR. The front camera isnt forgotten for this amazingly huge device though featuring a nice 5MP camera with a wide angle to take selfies.  1 GB of ram and 8 GB internal memory to take things to a higher level.

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Lumia 640 XL Specifications

  • Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
  • Windows 10 Ready
  • Colors: Matte cyan, orange and black, as well as both matte and glossy white
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8226), 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 5.7″ HD (1280×720, 16:9) IPS LCD, 259 PPI, Glance screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Sunlight readability enhancements
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal mass memory + up to 128 GB Micro SD & 30GB free OneDrive cloud storage
  • Rear camera: 13 MP AF, 1080p @ 30 fps video (continuous autofocus), Flash: LED, Lumia Camera 5.0 (with Dynamic Flash, HDR)
  • Front camera: HD 5 MP wide angle, 1080p video
  • Connectivity: BT 4.0, microUSB2.0, Micro SIM, A-GPS+GLONASS, BeiDou, DLNA, Screen cloning with Miracast, WLAN 802.11 b/g/n/
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor, SensorCore
  • Battery: 3000 mAh (BV-T4B) removable battery
  • Weight: 171 g
  • Size: 157.9 x 81.5 x 9.0 mm

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Apart from this, both phones are Windows 10 ready, which means later this year Windows 10 for Phones will run on these devices as planned by Microsoft. The devices will be available in April this year globally.

 

Images via TheVerge

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